Q: Congratulations on your single going platinum.
A: Thank you! I'm so excited. I couldn't believe it. I think it's a goal for every artist. We just want our âm nhạc to be heard in every part of the world. I'm just so excited that people are hearing these lyrics and this song.
Q: Your lyrics are very uplifting, similar to songs written bởi Katy Perry, Pink, and Justin Bieber. Is this a trend, where pop songs are skewing in a thêm positive direction?
A: Well, I tình yêu that, and I hope that it continues to happen because âm nhạc just affects people's feelings. It brings out emotions in bạn and makes bạn happy and sad. I'm thrilled that we have an array of powerful songs out right now.
Q: Monte Carlo is one of the first films released this summer for girls. And the season is pretty much dominated bởi blockbusters aimed at teenage boys, from superhero films to Người vận chuyển sequels. Does that frustrate you?
A: No, that doesn't bother me at all. I mean, I get it. I tình yêu those movies, and I enjoy them with my friends, as well. But I think that what's exciting about Monte Carlo is it's presented in contrast to all of those films. I feel like it's going to be a fun movie for girlfriends to go to with their moms. It's a sweet simple movie. It never gets too loud! If anything, I'm doing it for all of my girls. The sci-fi phim chiếu rạp can get all of the boys, so long as Monte Carlo gets all of the girls.
Q: When bạn jumped from "Wizards of Waverly Place" to your first feature film, Ramona & Beezus, did bạn notice a drastic difference between working in ti vi and film?
A: Oh, it's so different. Especially when bạn come from a four-camera sitcom. We'd bang out our hiển thị in front of a live audience, and I guess it became kind of easy. But on a film, bạn are working 14-hour days every day. Sometimes bạn are working nights. Your whole life is spent on either a soundstage hoặc a set. It's definitely different, but I enjoy both a lot, and I had a great time on Monte Carlo.
Q: bạn shot in some strange locations.
A: Well, most of the film was actually shot in Hungary, which was really cool. There were certain parts of Hungary that actually resembled Paris. We also shot in Paris for four days, and then wrapped in Monte Carlo. I'd been to Paris before, but had never been to Monte Carlo hoặc Budapest.
Q: That would scare me a little. I'm not sure I could handle that culture shock.
A: No, it wasn't at all. It was really beautiful. The people were nice, and the thực phẩm was fantastic. I had a great time.
Q: OK, bạn have to fake a British accent and play polo in this film. Which presented the greater challenge?
A: Definitely polo. [Laughs] I mean, I'm an actress. I don't have a horse background. I may be from Texas, but my part of the state doesn't have horses. It was very funny for everyone else, because I really wasn't very good at it at all. I loved riding the horse. I was just terrible at the game of polo.
Q: But bạn are great at Twitter. You're coming up on 6 million followers, and yet bạn only follow 600 people. What does it take to get Selena Gomez to follow bạn on Twitter?
A: Here's the thing about that. I want to follow my fans. But I'm always usually on Twitter tweeting and talking to my fans, and whenever I read their "@ replies," I'm inspired bởi them so I'll quickly follow them. But I never get the chance to sit there and hit the "follow" button on all of the people who have such nice things to say to me. I would tình yêu to follow everybody. But I do want them to know I appreciate everything that is sent.
Q: So that's you. It's not an assistant monitoring your Twitter feed.
A: Not at all! I tình yêu being able to talk to my fans. That's all me!