Lily Collins wants to stand on its own merit.
The Emily in Paris star has pondered making her way into Hollywood as the daughter of the legendary Genesis seesaw Phil Collinssharing how she sought to distance herself from her famous father early in her acting career.
“There was no way people would think I was using a free pass because of my name,” Lily said. VogueFrance November 22 by Entertainment Tonight Canada. “I’m proud of my dad, but I wanted to be me, not just his daughter. For that, I was willing to wait to break through.”
The Mirror Mirror The actress noted that she specifically didn’t want to follow in her father’s musical footsteps.
“I love to sing. But as I wanted to trace my own path, far from the paternal genius, I preferred to be an actress”, she explained. “I’ve played in a few musicals because it’s the only setting in which I allow myself to sing. Honestly, I’d be too afraid of comparisons!”