He wasn’t up for an Oscar, but “Precious” actor and noted musician Lenny Kravitz was out last night to show his support. MTV’s Josh Horowitz got a few minutes with him on the red carpet last night, time which he used to ask the rock star what led him to acting and if he hopes to keep it going now that “Precious” — and his work in it — has been so well-received.
“I’ve always wanted to [act],” Kravitz said. “And the plan was to do it — I did theater when I was younger and that was part of my life — but once I started making music I kind of put blinders on and that was it.”
Now that this first, admittedly somewhat small, experience is behind him, Kravitz is ready for more. In fact, his plan was to start small and go from there. And now that he’s got a friend like “Precious” director Lee Daniels, he’s already lined up for something else.
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