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I wanted to write an article entitled “Go Ask Alice,” a play on that  druggy confessional book from the seventies and the character that  24-year-old actor Ashley Greene is best known for portraying: Alice  Cullen of the lusty vampire saga Twilight. I wanted to write about Hollywood DUIs with La Lohan, TMZ tussles, and coke-fueled orgies with the cast of Gossip Girl.  I wanted to write the tragic untold story about the sorry life of the  beautiful young starlet who got sucked into the vortex of a  hyper-popular teen franchise—a $1.7 billion box office bonanza and  counting. Being at the center of a storm like that must surely come with  a dark side, right? 
Apparently not. 
 In person, Greene comes across as anything but a Hollywood monster.  She’s more like a Girl Next Door, maybe one of the Joey Potter  variety—only real, and rich, and available for dissection in the pages  of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. My hopes were dashed. Delivered from modeling classes in Florida to Hollywood at 17, and then to Twilight at  21, Greene appears to be well adjusted, deeply engaged in her career,  and keenly aware of her good fortune. She’s close with her family, stays  out of the tabloids (no small challenge given her relationship with  onetime beau Joe Jonas), and seems every inch the PR fantasy. 
 The image Greene projects is one of a young woman so focused, private,  and seemingly straight-laced as to be almost boring. (What good is a  celebrity if there’s nothing salacious at which to wag our collective  finger?) Except the Girl Next Door is never boring. Here’s why: 
Breaking Down Ashley Greene: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Twilight Star
  1. I wanted to write an article entitled “Go Ask Alice,” a play on that druggy confessional book from the seventies and the character that 24-year-old actor Ashley Greene is best known for portraying: Alice Cullen of the lusty vampire saga Twilight. I wanted to write about Hollywood DUIs with La Lohan, TMZ tussles, and coke-fueled orgies with the cast of Gossip Girl. I wanted to write the tragic untold story about the sorry life of the beautiful young starlet who got sucked into the vortex of a hyper-popular teen franchise—a $1.7 billion box office bonanza and counting. Being at the center of a storm like that must surely come with a dark side, right?

    Apparently not.

    In person, Greene comes across as anything but a Hollywood monster. She’s more like a Girl Next Door, maybe one of the Joey Potter variety—only real, and rich, and available for dissection in the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. My hopes were dashed. Delivered from modeling classes in Florida to Hollywood at 17, and then to Twilight at 21, Greene appears to be well adjusted, deeply engaged in her career, and keenly aware of her good fortune. She’s close with her family, stays out of the tabloids (no small challenge given her relationship with onetime beau Joe Jonas), and seems every inch the PR fantasy.

    The image Greene projects is one of a young woman so focused, private, and seemingly straight-laced as to be almost boring. (What good is a celebrity if there’s nothing salacious at which to wag our collective finger?) Except the Girl Next Door is never boring. Here’s why:

    Breaking Down Ashley Greene: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Twilight Star

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