“How can you even…”- How a 23-Year-Old Sydney Sweeney Compared One Direction and Quentin Tarantino in an Interview in 2020

Published 07/19/2023, 10:30 PM EDT

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At the tender age of 25, Sydney Sweeney has soared to great heights of success within the entertainment industry. Her meteoric rise to fame began with the hit show Euphoria, and since then, she has graced numerous television series with her presence. Notably, Sweeney has made cameos in beloved shows like Pretty Little Liars and Grey’s Anatomy. What sets Sweeney apart is her uncanny ability to attract star-studded opportunities. Not only has she worked with renowned directors like Quentin Tarantino, but also had the opportunity to meet the famous boy band ‘One Direction.’

Sweeney’s remarkable encounters with Quentin Tarantino and the iconic boy band ‘One Direction’ have a fascinating tale behind them. She opened up about them while comparing her encounters with both of them.

Tarantino or One Direction: When Sydney Sweeney was asked to choose her pick

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Sweeney is an ardent admirer of the talented Harry Styles, and her fandom traces back to a special encounter she cherished with the boy band. She fondly reminisced about it in an exclusive interview with Collider in 2020. Adding to her fascinating journey in the entertainment world, Sweeney had the delightful opportunity to grace a minor role in Quentin Tarantino’s iconic movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Remarkably, her meeting with the acclaimed director had occurred at a tender age. When questioned about drawing a parallel between these two remarkable encounters, Sweeney painted a captivating picture of her experiences.

When posed this question, Sweeney exclaimed with immense joy and shrieked, “Oh my god! How can you even ask that question?” With such a vibrant exclamation, it was apparent that she had a hard time choosing her pick. Further elaborating on the point, the actress revealed that the 16-year-old her was immensely nervous upon meeting the boy band and reminisced about the time she fancied the band as a teenager. On the Tarantino tangent, she explained that she exhibited an altogether different type of nervousness. She was 20 when she met the filmmaker. Sweeney illustrated that she wanted to make a lasting impression on the director, as she was a newbie in the acting biz. Therefore, she had sweaty palms and cold feet.

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As was aforementioned, Sydney Sweeney happens to be a huge admirer of the former ‘One Direction’ member Harry Styles. In her interview with Collider, she also let us in on how she managed to obtain a rendezvous with the band.

How did Sydney Sweeney get her hands on the opportunity to meet One Direction?

She revealed that she managed to get backstage access to the One Direction concert. For this, she credited her high school acquaintance. Sydney Sweeney seems to love to revisit this cherished core memory that she made in the year 2014. The Reality actress was one of the luckiest few who was able to grab the opportunity to meet the ensemble before they became history.

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Sweeney met the gang in the year 2014 when she had newly moved to Los Angeles from Spokane, DC. She had attended their concert at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena. The Euphoria star immediately took to her Twitter handle and posted her picture with the band. Back in 2014, she had aspirations to make it big in the entertainment realm. When Sweeney rose to fame in the year 2020, she revisited this tweet and dropped a comment saying, 16-year-old me was freaking out. This comment of hers reeked of wholesomeness and nostalgia.

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Did you know about both of these encounters of Sweeney? Let us know in the comments below.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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