Julianne Hough is all grown up.
In an interview with Vulture to promote her new film, Paradise, the pro hoofer turned actress dished on her sheltered life growing up in a Mormon family and her newfound willingness as an adult to try anything once—from figuring out her alcohol of choice to smoking pot and even going au natural.
"Well, I didn't really know what else there was, because I was in my own bubble in Utah," Hough, now 25, told the site about her relatively innocent childhood.
It wasn't until she went to live in London with her older brother, Derek Hough, also a DWTS dancer, that she became more worldly.
"There were people smoking everywhere, and I was like, 'This isn't against the law?' I thought it was against the law," Julianne said. "So smoking. I had never even touched a cigarette, or touched a pack of cigarettes."
As for booze?
"And there were different kinds of alcohol. I thought alcohol was just one thing, which is kind of naïve. 'Wait, what? I didn't even know this existed!" Hough added with a laugh. "I didn't know there was such a thing as lingerie and sex stores and stuff like that. Not that I ever went into them, but in London, they're everywhere."
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The Rock of Ages star also admitted that while she knew of strip clubs from movies, she thought "they were against the law."
In her new comedy-drama, Paradise, Hough plays a 21-year-old naif named Lamb, who hails from an ultra-religious small Montana town and heads to Las Vegas after surviving a plane crash that left her body partially burned.
When asked whether she's done some of the sinful things her character does in Sin City, the Dancing With the Stars alum made some interesting confessions.
For starters, she admitted she's figured out she's a tequila girl; she's smoked a "fattie"; she's gone commando and she's both given and received a lap dance (duh!).
Not only that, but as a kid she was also something of a thief. At age 7, she once stole Sprite from a store, but after her mom found out, she was ordered to march right back inside where she tearfully apologized. The second time saw her swipe $70 from her older sister and blow it at the mall only to be forced by her parents to return all the items.
No doubt she's learned a few lessons since then. Paradise opens in theaters today.