“My parents have always told me, ‘The day you stop loving what you do, you’re not in the right place.’” Hailee said. “As long as I’m loving it as much as I am now, I see myself doing this forever.” Hailee added.
On the morning she learned of her Oscar nomination:
“I was in bed and heard my parents cheering in the other room. I’m surprised my phone didn’t blow up from all the text messages.” Steinfeld admits she “tried every sport and never stuck with anything.” So when, at 8, she declared she was interested in acting, her mother insisted she take classes for a year first. “I was like, ‘All right, I’ll do this to show you.’
On the events she's been attending:
“I’m definitely going, ‘Oh my God’ left and right. I always get so starstruck. I met [The Social Network’s] Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Armie Hammer at a luncheon. Ahhh! That was a good day.”