Saturday 1 November 2014

Celebrities who studied abroad


Texan native Matthew McConaughey spent a year on an exchange programme in Australia as a teenager. 'I always had a wanderlust for travelling and I wanted to take a year off to go take an adventure, and it was,' he has said of the experience
Penelope Cruz left her native Spain to spend several years studying theatre at Cristina Rota's New York school
The fashion designer Vera Wang was brought up in New York, but spent a period taking art history and language courses at the University of Paris-Sorbonne. According to a biography by Katherine Krohn, 'the architecture, fashion, and design of Paris inspired her, and reawakened her lifelong love of art'

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