Skip Nav
The Royals
The Absolutely Bonkers True Story of How 1 Man Broke Into Buckingham Palace — Twice
Michael B. Jordan
Here Are 20 Reasons Michael B. Jordan Should Be Your Man Crush Monday Every Day
Valentine's Day
Kanye West Is Posting Photos of Iconic Couples as a Valentine's Day Gift to Kim Kardashian, I Guess

Rachel McAdams Mean Girls Quote Allure Interview August 2014

Rachel McAdams Was in "Awe" of Lindsay Lohan While Making Mean Girls

Source: Allure / Carter Smith

When Mean Girls celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, director Mark Waters revealed some juicy behind-the-scenes scoop about the stars. Among his tidbits was how Lindsay Lohan "kind of got nervous" and shy around co-star Rachel McAdams, but apparently that's not how Rachel saw it. In her August cover story with Allure (on sale in the US July 29), she cleared up the rumours, revealing that the intimidation went the other way. "If anything, I was in awe of her talent," she said. Keep reading to see what else Rachel had to say about Lindsay, believing in true love, and how a scary striptease kick-started her career.

  • On her big-screen debut in The Hot Chick: "I remember standing backstage, dressed like a mechanic. I had a pink bikini on underneath, grease on my face, and I just remember breathing deep and thinking, 'Oh my god, I have to go out there and do this striptease, as a man . . . as a woman. How did I get here?' It was probably one of the scariest moments I've had in my career. It stretched me in ways I could have never imagined. Literally."
  • On if she believes in true love: "Oh yeah, for sure. Absolutely."
  • On reports that Lindsay Lohan was intimated by her during Mean Girls: "If anything, I was in awe of her talent. I looked at her as this experienced actor, and she had great comedic timing, so natural. It's just funny to hear that because you never know what people are thinking. We all try to act like we've got it together."
  • On Philip Seymour Hoffman, whom she co-starred with in the upcoming A Most Wanted Man: "I learned so much from him. He really takes you under — he really took me under his wing. You feel very taken care of, but at the same time there's an element of danger: There's a crackle in every scene. He makes sure the stakes are very high, and there's a safety there, too. He had so much natural, raw talent, but he worked so hard, too. He really worked for it and didn't let up. I'm sure that wasn't easy."


Source: Allure / Carter Smith; Front Page Image Source: Getty

More from POPSUGAR
Stormy Daniels Talks About Kylie Jenner's Baby's Name
Tiffany Haddish Talks About Actress Flirting With JAY-Z 2018
Reese Witherspoon Talks to Oprah About Abusive Relationship
Did Meghan Markle Talk About Prince Harry on the Suits Set?
Body-Image Quotes From Models
Queen Elizabeth II's Funniest Quotes
Prince William Quotes About Cyberbullying February 2018
Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall Feud Timeline
Sarah Jessica Parker Quotes About Her Marriage February 2018
Angelina Jolie Quotes About Her Daughters Elle March 2018
From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds