Mom taught me the art of being sexy, says Olivia Wilde

Last Updated: Aug 08, 2011, 08:23 AM IST

London: Actress Olivia Wilde says her mother was instrumental in teaching her the art of being "sexy and attractive" but also "the smartest person in the room".

Olivia`s mother, Leslie Cockburn, is a producer on CBS news show "60 Minutes".

"My mum taught me a lot. Especially about how, as a woman, you can be sexy and attractive and yet still be the smartest person in the room," quoted the 27-year-old as saying.