Anne Hathaway Compares Herself To Lindsay Lohan (VIDEO)
When we think of Anne Hathaway, we often imagine little cartoon birds helping her get dressed in the morning, but she wants us to know she hasn't always been such a good girl.
The 29-year-old actress is comparing herself to -- of all people -- Lindsay Lohan. Hathaway swears she's not the "saint" she seems and revealed to the U.K. paper The Sun that, in her college days, she too was fond of dancing on tables and "doing self-destructive things."
"I never sit in judgment," she told the newspaper. "Lindsay Lohan and I have more in common than people think. We've all done things we shouldn't. It is just that I did stuff at college, when nobody knew about it. I'm not a saint. I wasted time doing self-destructive things. I found you can only dance on so many table tops."
It's a lesson many party girls have to learn, and it looks as if Lohan is finally trying to put her table dancing days behind her as well. After five trips to rehab and multiple stints in jail, the 25-year-old actress is slowing piecing her life and career back together. In addition to earning a glowing report from a judge at her most recent probation hearing, Lohan is lined up to host "Saturday Night Live" for the fourth time, and has been cast as legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor in a forthcoming TV movie about her life.
Hathaway may not have always been a "saint," but she's conducted herself as nothing but professional during her time in the public eye -- even after her ex-boyfriend, Raffaello Follieri, pled guilty to wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy and Hathaway had to give the U.S. government all the jewelry and gifts given to her by Follieri.
The actress, who is now engaged to actor and jewelry designer Adam Shulman, believes the reason she's so down-to-earth now is that she had her "wild years" out of the limelight. "I got all that out of my system," she said. "And I am healthy and grounded."