Playing onscreen love interests opposite your ex isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time, but Joey King took one for the team when filming The Kissing Booth 2 with Jacob Elordi!
In a new interview with Cosmo, The Act star revealed what it was like to star in the teen rom-com sequel alongside her off-screen ex-boyfriend — a topic the 21-year-old knew was a long time coming, as evidenced by her being so dang awkward about the subject during her sit-down with the glossy.
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According to the mag, the starlet knew what the interviewer wanted to ask before she even got the question out, telling the reporter:
“Ask it. I don’t give a s**t.”
LOLz, that’s definitely some let’s-get-this-over-with energy — and we don’t blame her! Who’d want to talk about something so uncomfortable!?
After a few false starts, The Conjuring actress managed to get out:
“No one’s thinking to themselves, That was easy, because it wasn’t. I’m sure people will analyze every movement and every detail. And you know what? Let them. But at the end of the day, I was just thrilled to be Elle Evans again.”
But the Cosmo reporter pressed her to go into more detail — to which King replied: