Anne Hathaway: My Boyfriend Is "Mellow," Less "Exhausting" Than Exes

Celebrity News Jun. 27, 2011 AT 11:35AM
Anne Hathaway: My Boyfriend Is "Mellow," Less "Exhausting" Than Exes Credit: Alexi Lubomirski for Harper's Bazaar Anne Hathaway: My Boyfriend Is "Mellow," Less "Exhausting" Than Exes

No more drama for Anne Hathaway -- in her offscreen personal life, at least.

After ending a four-year relationship with Raffaello Follieri amidst his shocking fraud scandal in mid-2008, the actress, now 28, soon rebounded with a much more low-key guy: actor Adam Shulman.

"So far, it's worked out great," Hathaway says in the new issue of Harper's Bazaar, noting that she used to get hooked on more intense romantic dealings.

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"Which has its wonderful side, of course...but also it was exhausting, and sometimes it would freak me out. Mellow doesn't always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life."

Follieri pled guilty in October 2008 to defrauding millions of dollars from investors in a shocking scheme in which he posed a real estate consultant for the Vatican.

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Another controversial guy from Hathaway's more recent past: James Franco, her co-host at the 2011 Oscars, where the pair were widely panned for their performance.

Franco later called Hathaway a "Tasmanian devil," but she took the dig in stride.

"I let James know that a whirling dervish is a more flattering comparison than a Tasmanian devil. I called him, and we e-mailed a bit," she explained.

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"In the grand scheme of things, I got to have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," she mused of the gig. "I met great people, wore beautiful clothes. And I got to put on a show. I don't see a downside. Anyone who disliked my personality probably disliked my personality before the Oscars."

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