shows people don’t pay attention to who we are, just surface stuff: sisters, blond, blue-eyed, kind of the same age… We don’t even think we look alike! Our personalities are worlds apart; we both feel that, we both know that. Anyone who knows us knows that.”
In fact, the family are incredibly tight-knit, and the sisters jet back for vacations as often as their schedules permit. “If my Mom doesn’t hear from me in a day, I get The Text,” Fanning teases. “Which is like” – she puts on her best ‘Mom’ voice – “‘Well, you never called…’ or something passive-aggressive like that. Then I do the exact same thing to her,” she laughs.
Despite the close family bonds, Fanning is fiercely independent and content in her own company. “It actually comes from being a bit of a control freak,” she admits. “I don’t like anyone doing anything for me. There are all these people on set who want to take care of you – ‘Can I get you water? Do you want this? Are you hungry? Are you tired? Do you want a Coke? Are you cold?’ It