Mandy Moore posted an update on her message board last night to reveal her shock over the success of ‘A Walk To Remember’ and insisted that she’s not dating co-star Shane West. After wishing the couple and singles a happy Valentine’s Day, Mandy broke news that she’ll be starring in an independent film called ‘Try Seventeen’ with Elijah Wood. Mandy said filming will begin next month. She also announced plans for a new video, but said fans would have to wait a few days for details.
‘Candy’ Was Not Mandy
February 14, 2002 – Mandy Moore responded to compliments from a fan who initially admitted to finding her sound and dancing routines in ‘Candy’ to be annoying to begin with but she’s slowly learned to like the singer after her latest album and after watching ‘A Walk to Remember’. Mandy responded, “Wow… that is the ultimate compliment!! Thanks guys. You made my day. Hehe. I think I still make fun of myself for ‘Candy’. Don’t get the wrong impression though, the dancing and all was a bit um, not me. Thanks for sticking with me.”
Mandy Moore Talks About Lack Of Valentine
February 14, 2002 – Katrillion spoke with Mandy about how she’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day now that she’s broken up with actor Wilmer Valderrama. Mandy said, “Well, I’m 17, and I haven’t had a truly romantic Valentine’s Day. I have so many years down the road to have those romantic Valentine’s Days. I’m not worried about it.” Meanwhile, Alex Greenwald, lead singer of fellow Sony artist Phantom Planet admitted, “[Mandy's] intelligent, super-young. It’s not really a crush actualized, but I think she’s really cute, has a good energy, and she’s vibrant.”
Mandy Moore Loves Bette Midler
February 12, 2002 – Mandy told fans why she’s such a huge fan of actress and singer Bette Midler on her official site’s message board today saying, “Yes, I love Bette Midler because she appeared on an episode of the Simpsons!! Well, that and for basically her whole career (music, TV, film, Broadway — everything I hope to accomplish one day). Plus, Beaches is one of my all-time favorite movies.”