Zendaya Covers 'Hunger' Magazine, Talks 'Things Young People Know That Older People Don't'

Zendaya on the cover of Hunger Magazine's September 2015 issue.

Calling her "music's new queen," Zendaya covers the September issue of Hunger magazine. In an excerpt from the interview, Zendaya drops the kind of real talk for which she's become known.

“Of course I’ve had a problem with people taking me seriously because of my age”, Zendaya told the magazine. “People are always going do that because you’re less experienced, you haven’t lived as much. And in a sense it is true that there are certain things that you only learn with time. But I think that there are also a lot of things that young people know that older people don’t, and older people will never understand again because they’re in a different section of their lives. I think when you’re young you’re a lot more open-minded, and sometimes you’re a lot more perceptive about what’s going on in the world...It’s important to raise your voice in things you feel passionate about, and things that you know about. Don’t raise your voice just to raise your voice, if have nothing behind it and don’t know what you’re talking about. But if you take the time to learn about something, and educate yourself, then you have a voice, and you’re allowed to use it.”

Preach, Zendaya.