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Carey Mulligan Talks Great Gatsby in Harper's Bazaar

Carey Mulligan on Teenage Leonardo DiCaprio: "He Wasn't My Pin-Up"

View in slideshow Carey Mulligan in the June 2013 issue of Harper's Bazaar UK.

Carey Mulligan is Spring-ready surrounded by flowers for Harper's Bazaar UK's June issue. She's on the promotional trail as she preps for the May 30 release of The Great Gatsby, and sat down at a press conference in NYC to chat up the film over the weekend. Carey was joined at the event by her co-stars, including Leonardo DiCaprio, who also received mention in the publication. She revealed her excitement about auditioning with Leo, shared her favourite on set song, and explained her love for Prada. Here's more from Carey Mulligan in Harper's Bazaar UK:

  • On working with Leonardo DiCaprio: "Well, he wasn't my pin-up, but he was for a lot of my girlfriends. When I did the audition with Leo in New York I walked away grinning. Just the idea that if I never got any further, I had just spent an hour and a half acting with Leonardo DiCaprio."
  • On listening to LMFAO "Party Rock Anthem" while filming Gatsby: "That's what we used to dance to. It's also the song that made me laugh hysterically and there were lots of times when I needed to go into a scene with that kind of energy."
  • On wearing Prada: "I have worn a lot of Prada and always loved their clothes. I always felt very comfortable. They were the first designer house that ever lent me anything; I wore Prada to the Oscars. The people who work there are so lovely and really just non-scary fashion people."
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