Chloe Moretz
Chloe Moretz

‘Kick-Ass 2’ star Chloe Moretz tries not to swear but she doesn’t think it is a big deal.

The ‘Kick-Ass 2’ actress has drawn criticism for her foul-mouthed role as Hit-Girl in the action franchise, but while she doesn’t swear in real life, she thinks vulgar language is given too much “gravity” by society.

She told BANG Showbiz: “I try not to [swear]. I think you look more intelligent when you don’t. I think we give curse words too much gravity. I think they have too much sway in life. It’s just a word and it’s just silly, to be honest.”

The 16-year-old star thinks everyone is liable to use bad language at some point in their life, and says it’s silly to judge people for their choice of words.

She added: “People do stupid stuff. Everyone’s going to do something stupid at some point … when you’re with friends, you’re going to mess up and do something stupid.”

Chloe previously came under fire for using words like “****” when she was aged just 11 in 2010’s ‘Kick-Ass’, but the mature youngster was given approval to do the film by her mother, who is her biggest confidante.

She said: “My mum, I look to for advice on pretty much everything from personal advice to business advice.

“If I ask a question, it’s advice, and it’s a discussion if we have to discuss things. I think the discussions come from the work side of it and the advice is for the personal things.”

‘Kick-Ass 2’ is in cinemas on August 14.


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