The Italian Job actress grew up in rural South Africa, and still feels like a country girl at heart despite her new lifestyle in Los Angeles.
She says, "I grew up on a farm surrounded by animals. I've always felt more comfortable in the country than the city and I try to take it with me wherever I go. Now I'm thinking of buying a pig as a pet."
INTOLERABLE CRUELTY star Clooney - who reportedly dated Theron - famously owns MAX, a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig.
Charlize continues, "Hollywood is my new home but I don't think I'll ever stop feeling like a South African farmer. You are what you are, no matter where you are."25/11/2003 13:23