The Fanning sisters are as inseparable as ever

By Ale Russian
April 03, 2019 10:08 AM
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Dakota Fanning stepped out to support a very important person — her younger sister Elle Fanning.

The actresses posed together at the premiere of Teen Spirit, which stars Elle as a shy teenager who sets out to win a local singing competition as a way out of her small town.

Dakota, 25, and Elle, 20, have always been supportive of each others’ careers, which grew out of a mutual love for acting since childhood.

“[We] would play these elaborate scenes around the house,” Elle told PorterEdit. “Like birthing scenes… I would be the baby coming out. Crazy stuff like that. We were doing it for ourselves; we weren’t, like, ‘Oh, Mom and Dad, sit down and we’re gonna perform for you.’ That was how we played.”

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But even though she’s gained critical acclaim as an actress, Elle revealed in the interview that she had to choose between two careers when she was younger.

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“I wasn’t on anybody’s radar about getting this part [in Teen Spirit],” Elle said. “I’m always looking for movies where I’d be able to sing, because people don’t really know that I can. But I always loved singing growing up. It was either, be a pop star or an actress.”

Teen Spirit hits theaters April 12.