is just she didn't know what the
was like until about a month ago, and at
first she was like, 'Well, babe, that's
what happens, when you get famous
and blah blah blah.' And then after about
an hour of it, she was like, 'I'm going
to call the police,
this is out of control!".
am the biggest softie you will ever meet.
doesn't lead anywhere. You have to be in
a position to be able to bring your temperament
and adrenaline under control.
where my face was put on every magazine
cover around the world
and the movie
was such a phenomenon, I really had no control
over that. So for the last couple of years,
media-wise I've been trying to regain some
in what people
say about me.
like to be in control.
I'm quite a bossy lady. But producing
is a nightmare.
It makes a lot of people
particularly when they realise the producer's
boyfriend is the star of the film.
hold an umbrella over you and would you
like some water? And it's all very, very
nice. And of course as a producer,
that's my job
to say that to everybody else. So it takes
a little getting used to, to sort of reverse
everything you have become accustomed to.
But at the end of the day, it's kind of
nice to have had a lot more control
over what you are doing.
of a light fixture with a rheostat control.
As you slowly turn it on, the bulb begins
to get bright, and then brighter and brighter
and finally in a blinding flash is fully
lit. As you turn it off it gradually becomes
dimmer and at last goes out.
I am painting
I have a general notion as to what I am
about. I can control
the flow of paint: there is no accident.
I don't work
from drawings. I don't make sketches and
drawings and colour
sketches into a final painting.
we are looking for are leaders
at every level who can energize, excite
rather than enervate, depress
have been times
when I have been unhappy,
but I realize that I created that unhappiness
because I was so busy worrying
about the next thing. I was worried about
how I was going to fit into a certain image
that other people
had of me. But not any more. I feel
I'm back in control
of my life
now, personally and professionally.