"Don't ever make the mistake that you're a dumb blonde or a pushover. I was a grade-A student and I went to a really top school in New York where the children of middle-class parents are expected to achieve at everything," the Daily Express quoted her as telling the Mail.
"I started piano at the age of four and I passed every grade with top marks. I wanted to be smart because I wanted to be able to control things. My career isn't about other people's ideas and decisions. It's about my decisions, my vision, my inspirations. I listen to other people, but I'm smart enough to know what to take notice of. Never underestimate the importance of education," she added.