Cameron Diaz For Vogue June 2009

Cameron Diaz Just Keeps on Smiling

Cameron Diaz looks carefree and ready for Summer on the June cover of Vogue. It's been a year since we've seen her up on the big screen, but Cameron is about to hit the box office again with My Sister's Keeper. The photos show the breezy California girl we love — see behind the scenes footage here. In the interview, she touches on the film, getting older, and taking on new challenges. Here are highlights:


  • On her new movie: "It's about falling in love. It's about all different kinds of love. Parents falling in love with their children. Children falling in love with their parents. Falling in love for the first time. Falling in love with being a teenager. All of the things that you fall in love with, that our hearts give way to over a lifetime, and then the heartbreaks when those things get taken away.
  • On the roles she chooses: "People who put labels on themselves limit themselves. If you are a woman who's been labeled as a sex symbol, for instance — I mean, I am not saying that's the label people would apply to me. But if you see yourself that way, inevitably you get to a point when you are no longer a sex symbol. And if you can't move past that, you're putting a limit on yourself; you're arresting your development. And that's where I think a lot of women get in trouble."
  • On aging: "It's a journey. It's a total journey. But it's also true. I mean, I'm not 25 years old anymore, nor do I want to be. I wouldn't even want to go back to being 30. You know what I mean? That journey—I've done it already. I don't want to do it again. It's a lot of work to get through it, and I am excited about moving forward. I think that people get caught up in getting back to some place that they already passed. Or to a place where you cannot stay."

See more photos on the magazine's site and to read the full article, you can pick up Vogue on newsstands May 26.

Photo credit: Mario Testino/Vogue

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