Witch way, Lorde?

Sunday Herald Sun - - News -

AC­TOR isn’t afraid to make sac­ri­fices for her art.

Even if it means walk­ing away from her Australia Daythemed movie with a neck in­jury and a body cov­ered in bruises.

Cor­nish, 23, stars in the Aus­tralian film as Chloe, a teenager who falls in love with an Ira­nian boy and suf­fers the con­se­quences of Australia’s en­demic racism.

Cor­nish was happy to sus­tain a few mi­nor in­juries if it meant get­ting the mes­sage about Australia Day out there, in a film which tack­les is­sues of racial ten­sion and na­tional iden­tity.

“When I was grow­ing up, Australia Day was a hol­i­day, and we thought it was just a chance to party and go to the beach,” she said.

“But I think it’s re­ally good to get the mes­sage out there …. and bring aware­ness to why it is such a con­tro­ver­sial day.”

few times I cov­ered my hands in glit­ter us­ing my hands like lit­tle en­ergy con­duc­tors. So I’ve been do­ing weird, witchy things,” she said.

The singer also ex­plained how her new mu­sic was in­spired by her breakup with

“The whole time I was writ­ing it I was go­ing out a lot, I was par­ty­ing a lot, I was go­ing to a lot of shows,” she said.

The is­sue hits stands on Septem­ber 25.

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