Can someone please give this girl a break?
Put it this way: Ashley Benson has done more by the age of 24 than most of us will do in our entire lives. Not only did she appear in a music video with Solange Knowles (and Lil Romeo), she also quit her spot on the venerable soap opera Days of Our Lives and ended up as the "it" girl on the most tweeted about TV show in history, ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars, whose Spring finale generated a new record of 37,000 tweets per minute. Meanwhile Benzo's big-screen debut, Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers—in which she appeared alongside Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens—grossed more than $30 million worldwide—and of course there's talk of a sequel.
With all that going on, it seemed like Ashley could use a moment to chill out. Complex Pop Culture editor Tara Aquino chatted with her about the bizarre side of megafame and how she and her Spring Breakers co-stars researched their roles IRL. Meanwhile photographer Zoe McConnell thoughtfully provided recreational activities like bubble-blowing and beaches and whatnot. Complex's June/July issue will be heating up newsstands in a few weeks, but why would you put yourself through all that waiting? Check out the Ashley Benson cover story right now.
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