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Star quality Bono's actress daughter Eve Hewson on her family, music and dating 'disappointment'

Hewson admitted she was a "little troublemaker" when she was younger, adding: "There got to a point in my teens when my dad couldn't hire good-looking support bands any more.

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Eve Hewson

Eve Hewson

Eve Hewson

Actress Eve Hewson has said she did not follow her father Bono into music because she was "terrible at practising".

The Luminaries star, whose first major role was in the 2011 film This Must Be The Place with Sean Penn and Frances McDormand, said her family are "genuinely kind of madly in love", even though they complain about each other all the time.

Hewson (29) is one of four children the U2 frontman has with his activist wife, Ali Hewson.

She told Town & Country magazine: "I thought I was going to go into music, but I was terrible at practising.

"When I started acting, I realised I could spend all day long going over lines, reading scripts, doing different exercises, and it didn't feel like work at all. Practising music did."

Hewson admitted she was a "little troublemaker" when she was younger, adding: "There got to a point in my teens when my dad couldn't hire good-looking support bands any more.

"He was like 'No more boys in their 20s, please God!'"

She added that her parents were hesitant about her entering the film industry, saying: "There was the fear that I would go off to LA and become some celebrity kid running around on Rodeo Drive.

"I think any parent bringing up a kid in a certain lifestyle would have those fears."

However, Hewson said her dating life is now far less dramatic, telling the magazine: "It's hopeless out there. It's really a disappointment.

"I've heard they're creating these girlfriend robots and hopefully soon they'll do boyfriend robots, so I think I'm just going to wait for those.

"You could just unplug them when they bother you."

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Ali Hewson with her husband, U2 frontman, Bono and daughters Jordan and Eve

Ali Hewson with her husband, U2 frontman, Bono and daughters Jordan and Eve

Ali Hewson with her husband, U2 frontman, Bono and daughters Jordan and Eve

Meanwhile, she stars in a new Netflix show - Behind Her Eyes - hitting screens this week.

Hewson palys Adele, the mysterious and alluring wife of a psychiatrist who happens to be harbouring dark secrets.

The psychological thriller also features Tom Bateman as David, Adele’s deceitful husband, and Simona Browne as Louise, a single mum who has an affair with David.

In an interview with Vogue, she said: “It was very, very satisfying to play Adele. There were just so many layers and complications and it was thrilling. Every day, each scene, it kept getting more exciting.”

Eve commented that her character’s wardrobe was equally as exciting, particularly Adele’s Mia Wallace-inspired black hairdo.

“There were some really great outfits – the costume department crushed that. Also: good hair. I miss that bob.”

Hewson began acting professionally at the age of 17.

Her dad has been boasting about his daughter’s success and telling friends how proud he is of his second eldest.

“I always say my dad’s a crazy stage mom with me. Whenever we’re out, he’s always introducing me and talking about my work,” Eve laughed.

The spring issue of Town & Country is on sale from February 18.

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