FLIP­SIDE

Nomzamo Mbatha

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - CONTENTS -

1

GREAT­EST FEAR YOU HAVE CON­QUERED Chang­ing ca­reers by drop­ping out of univer­sity in my nal year and pur­su­ing act­ing STILL IN­TIM­I­DATED BY Pow­er­ful peo­ple

2

AL­WAYS EARLY FOR Noth­ing. Ever AND LATE FOR Ev­ery­thing. Al­ways

3

CU­RI­OUS ABOUT Meryl Streep and Michael Fass­ben­der. I don’t know how they man­age to be so bril­liant ZERO IN­TER­EST IN Cricket

4

DREAM CHAR­AC­TER Win­nie Man­dela or Queen Nandi (Shaka Zulu’s mother) FIRST CHAR­AC­TER I PLAYED Than­deka in Isibaya

5

GREAT­EST VICE My dance moves GREAT­EST DIS­CI­PLINE My com­mit­ment to my craft

6

WOULD TRY ONCE The La To­matina fes­ti­val in Spain NEVER FOR ME Snakes and frogs. I still don’t know why they ex­ist

7

SUB­JECT I CAN’T STOP TALK­ING ABOUT Game of Thrones. Khaleesi gives me life SUB­JECTS I AVOID Pol­i­tics and Bey­onc

8

LOOK­ING FOR­WARD TO To­mor­row GLAD IT’S BE­HIND ME My previous re­la­tion­ship

9

CA­REER HIGH­LIGHTS Be­com­ing the rst South African face of Neu­tro­gena LOW POINT Los­ing out on a ma­jor in­ter­na­tional lm be­cause I didn’t have an Amer­i­can ac­cent (or per­haps my au­di­tion was ter­ri­ble )

10

WOULD PAY GOOD MONEY FOR Ex­cel­lent food WOULDN’T TAKE IT EVEN IF IT WAS FREE A Fiat Uno (I hate that car )

11

SKILL MAS­TERED The art of per­sua­sion STILL WORK­ING ON Be­com­ing a bet­ter ac­tor

12

MO­TI­VATES ME Peo­ple who get up at 4am and walk to work to cover a 7am shift DISHEARTENS ME Ig­no­rance and ex­ploita­tion

13

PER­FECT DAY BE­GINS WITH A feel-good song AND ENDS WITH Love from the one who holds my heart

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.