Martha Stewart: Let Blake Lively ‘try’ to be like me


Blake Lively adores Martha Stewart, but the domestic goddess thinks Lively’s foray into building her own lifestyle brand is “stupid.”

When asked about Lively’s new website Preserve, Stewart, 72, seemed puzzled as to why the “Gossip Girl” actress would want to be anything like her.

“Let her try,” Stewart told the Huffington Post on Saturday. “I don’t mean that factiously! I mean, it’s stupid, she could be an actress! Why would you want to be me if you could be an actress? I just did a movie yesterday, though — I can’t even tell you about it — but I want to be Blake Lively.”

“Every day I get starstruck by somebody or something,” she continued. “It’s fun to admire and to learn from people who are better at everything than you are, so I have many heroes I worship, Derek Jeter — I can’t play baseball like Derek Jeter! And Beyonce — I certainly can’t dance and sing like Beyonce!

Lively, 26, recently voiced her adoration for Stewart in the August issue of Vogue.

“I’ve only ever found her to be completely generous and kind,” said Lively about her mentor. “She’s one of those people who connect people with each other. She’s there for you.”