I never wanted fame: Lily Collins

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 14:48

Los Angeles: Actress Lily Collins says she always wanted to be in the movies, but not to become a tabloid star.

"But the thing is, I was never looking at a strategic way of gaining fame. That`s not why I`m doing this (acting)," she told a website in an interview.

Being the daughter of famous rocker Phil Collins, as a child Lily used to be surrounded by superstars, reports a website.

"I`m told more things than I actually remember, and now I`m running into these certain people who`ve seen me on billboards, and they come up to me and go, `Gosh, it`s so funny - I remember when you were on tour with your dad and I held you.` Like Elton John and people from that era," she added.

And despite Phil`s split from her mother Jill Tavelman when she was young, Lily insists she had a very happy childhood.

"I know the truth and I know how it was for me, and I know how much I love my family - and that`s all that really matters," said the 23-year-old.

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First Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 14:48

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