Lucy Hale Admits To Being 'Scared As Hell' About Music Career

Lucy HaleWe've been following the progress of "Pretty Little Liars" star Lucy Hale's country album for more than a year now—though the actress has had musical aspirations since she was a teen. (Remember her appearance on "American Juniors"?) And as she puts the finishing touches on her debut, Lucy recently opened up in the October issue of Self about her apprehension regarding the release and the one thing she'd like to change about herself.

"I'm scared as hell," Lucy admitted to the magazine. "Some days I go to sleep and I'm like, What am I doing? People aren't going to take me seriously. Music is my favorite thing, and I'm going to fight to make it happen."

To her credit, Lucy's got plenty of allies on her side, including Sugarland singer and guitarist Kristian Bush, with whom she collaborated on writing songs for the album.

While her music career is a bit of a question mark, Lucy's sure of one thing: She doesn't care what other people think of her body.

"I was on the beach in Hawaii and there were paparazzi in the bushes," she recalled. "I don't think anybody wants to be photographed in their bikini unless you're like a Victoria's Secret model. There's always a little voice in my head that says, Suck it in a little more—but you know, I'm so comfortable with who I am, I'm just like, screw it! Take pictures!"

Yet, that doesn't mean there aren't things Lucy would be keen to tweak.

"I always wish I was a little bit taller," she said. "Maybe 2 inches to make it to 5 foot 4. I'll take whatever I can get."

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