"She's awesome. When people see her they have these judgements because she could be a model but she's about to graduate Stanford Law. Also what's great about it - as you get older certain issues become more important to you. I'm very involved in civil rights issues, and so to be with a woman who could actually make an impact in the legal realm, that's a beautiful thing." Actor Ryan Phillippe boasts his longtime girlfriend Paulina Slagter possesses beauty and brains.