Penelope Cruz doesn’t like being called beautiful

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Penelope Cruz attends the Goya Cinema Awards 2020. Photographed by Carlos Alvarez
Penelope Cruz attends the Goya Cinema Awards 2020. Photographed by Carlos Alvarez
Carlos Alvarez

The actress says she doesn’t like having attention drawn to her looks or having to think about her appearance.

“I don’t think of myself in those terms,” she says on Red Magazine. Penelope admitted she feels more confident about her appearance now more than she did when she was younger. 

READ MORE: Jameela Jamil says she doesn't care about 'feeling beautiful'

Although she wouldn't change how she felt about herself when she was younger, she concedes, "There were some insecurities about things that you later realise are not important.”

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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