Zoe Kravitz reveals that she was "attacked" by Lily Allen
The actress said that Allen tried to kiss her by force and did not wait for her consent after Allen recounted the kiss in her memoir.
Actress Zoe Kravitz has accused singer-songwriter Lily Allen of "attacking her." In a recent interview on 'Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen', the actress was asked if she was informed by Allen that the singer was going to write about their kiss in her memoir titled 'My Thoughts Exactly', Kravitz responded saying “Who’s Lily Allen?”.
Then she continued, “If by kissing, she means, like, attacking? Then yes. She kissed me.”
Eddie Redmayne, her co-star on 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald', who was also on the show with her, was unaware of Kravitz and Allen's history. He shared that he actually loves Allen, which is when Zoe interjected saying, “No you don’t."
Allen published her memoir in September in which she claimed that she “once kissed Zoë Kravitz” in 2014. Kravtiz refuted the claims saying that the incident was not in any way consensual and that Allen almost attacked her.
Cohen then asked Kravitz if Allen had portrayed the kiss in the way that she described it. Kravitz said no adding that Allen made it seem that the actress "wanted it."
Finally, when Cohen asked Kravtiz if she had read the book, she didn't take a second to throw shade at Lily by replying, “I don’t think anybody read the book.”
In her book, Allen wrote that she befriended Kravitz in 2014, and she describes their encounter saying, “Zoë and I went out partying and ended up kissing. I heard that later that same night she’d got down with A$AP Rocky. Go girl, I thought," reports Pedestrian TV. Writing further about Kravitz, she says “I wondered whether I should ring or text Zoë and ask her, in turn, to alert A$AP Rocky about the problem. I decided against it.”
The difference in her account of the incident and Kravtiz's highlights how two people can have a different perspective on the same incident. Allen's book also recounts her struggle with self-destructive behaviour and how her lack of self-confidence led to the end of her marriage.
Zoe Kravitz has recently been in the news for her engagement to Karl Glusman. The actress debuted her engagement ring at the premiere of her new film 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' in Paris. The film is the second instalment in the 'Fantastic Beasts' series and is directed by David Yates with the screenplay written by JK Rowling. It has an ensemble cast including Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz.
Here's a clip of the video where Zoe Kravitz talks about Lily Allen: