February 11th, 2011
11:09 AM ET
She may play a femme fatale in most of her movies, but "Black Swan" star Mila Kunis insists she isn't hung up on her looks.
"I was never raised to think that I was pretty," she tells the March issue of W magazine. "It’s not that I was raised to think I was unattractive, but it was just never something that was pointed out to me by my family."
Instead, her parents put their attention elsewhere. "They would point out personality traits — 'Our daughter is really quirky' — versus what I look like, because inevitably, looks go, so it makes no difference," she says.
Kunis tells W her biggest lesson about appearances came when her family moved from the Ukraine to the United States when she was 7.
Photos: More of Mila Kunis in W
And that concept blew her mind.
"Being seven and a half," she says, "I asked him, 'Does that mean there are purple people in this world?'"
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