Poppy Delevingne Was Just As Obsessed with 'Twilight' As You Were

And 6 other things you didn't know about the actress and model.


Actress and model Poppy Delevingne is poised to enter the world of on-screen espionage in Kingsman: The Golden Circle. When this Brit isn't in front of the camera, she's curling up with a book...or a paint roller.

Age: 31

Lives in: London

What do you do in your downtime? I can get so enraptured by a book that I barely speak to anyone. Whether it's classics like Charles Dickens and Jane Austen or writers of today like Caitlin Moran and Lena Dunhamβ€”I love books that are very honest.

Team Edward or Team Jacob? I read the Twilight books and became quite obsessed with Edward Cullen, like most teenagers didβ€”yet I was in my late 20s, and my husband was so embarrassed for me! There was no question: I would choose a vampire over a really hairy, stinky dog, even though Jacob is divine.

Desert-island reading? Louisa May Alcott's Little Women really comforts me. I've probably read it about five times. I have two beautiful sisters, and it's all about sisterhood and celebrating each other. I relate the most to Jo because she's quite rambunctious, a tomboy.

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"I relate the most to Jo from 'Little Women' because she's quite rambunctious, a tomboy."

Are you a homebody? Interior design is my newest hobby. I hit 30 and suddenly I care about fabric and wallpapers! When I was 20, these things would never have tickled my fancy, but they get me excited nowadays. My favorite thing in the whole world is gloss paint. It's just miraculous.

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Fantasy pad? Meryl Streep's house in It's Complicated. It's got a swing out front and the most sensational kitchen with a huge island. If Nancy Meyers [the film's director] could make me a kitchen, I'd be very happy.

Follow her: @poppydelevingne.

This article appears in the September issue of Marie Claire, on newsstands now. Kingsman: The Golden Circle hits theaters September 22.

Photograph by: Zackery Michael. Fashion Editor: Liz McClean. Hair: @Seerad for Bumble and Bumble at Bridget Artists. Makeup: Cyndle Komarovski for Chanel Ultrawear Foundation at Honey Artists.

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