moving to New York

Why did you choose to live in New York when you used to live in London ?

A mix of things. It’s not somewhere I’ve wanted to live all my life or anything like that. it’s different from London in that London was always the big city next to Iceland and I remember going to London when I was 16 with all my pocket money. I really did love London but there was a time when I had the paparazzi hanging outside my bush.

That sounds rude !

That was a mistake [laughing]. You could take it that way as well if you want. I’m not judging people who thrive on that sort of attention but i don’t.

Did you feel invaded ?

It made me feel like expanded into this monster and if I blinked my eyes then fifty people would know about it. I find it a very interesting thing. I can read about it. All this about Anna Nicole Smith in the papers, I’m fascinated by it. I just don’t want that to be myself. Another of the reasons I ended up in New York was I don’t get followed around here, which is amazing. And my boyfriend’s from here…, May 8 2007