everyone likes to mold you and change
you. I don't care about fame,
I don't care about being a celebrity.
that's part of the job,
but I don't feed into anyone's idea
of who I should be.
don't hang out with the Hollywood
people. I'm not out trying to make friends
with people because they're famous.
I really love him. I will love him for the
rest of my life.
I don't regret any of it, and I'm not going
to beat myself
up about it. ... The sad
thing, for me, is the way it's been reduced
to a Hollywood
cliche, or maybe it's just a human cliche.
in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets.
I don't think
I can handle being here all
the time, it's pretty nutty.
been in the business
since I was 16, so Ive had a 14-year
Ive always had acting
my blood. Doing this, whatever it is,
was something I was drawn to since my earliest
memories. Ironically, I lived
but never understood
that all it took was getting an agent and
in the beginning, it was really tough.
Coming from Cincinnati, Ohio, I was just
who had a dream,
which was to go to Los
Angeles, have a career
and to be able to support
To have a dream like that and, you know,
you're not ready for what's coming ahead.
I think that's just a part of being famous,
and something you learn
if someone gives you a hug it's from the
heart. I've had these blokes in Hollywood
hug me trying to make out I'm their friend
and as soon as I turn their back they take
out a big bunch of knives and stab me in
the back. I feel
sorry for these people
because they are so shallow.
don't think the money people
have ever thought I was normal, but I am
dedicated to my work
and that's what counts.
These things happen all over the world
but what a great
backdrop to have Hollywood in our movie.
No, but I know people
who divorce a lot
.and have really
nice houses. But I didn't model the character
on anyone in particular. And if I did, I
would never tell the name.
everything is so documented. If you go for
a drink with somebody, it's passed around
so quickly. So, yes, divorce
about a lot, but it's so much more fun
to be able to spin it with dark humour,
rather than talk about real people's
I'm twice the size- height and everything
else- of most of the other actresses
who are going for an audition.
was the hottest
when I was growing up. Now I am f***ing
what destroys Hollywood
is our work
schedule, not so much infidelity.
period. LA is a difficult place to meet
people anyway, and Hollywood
is such a small community. But I don't make
it a rule
just to date other actors
and people in the entertainment
industry. It could work out with me and
a dentist. It could work out with me and
used to think
as I looked out on the Hollywood
night, 'There must be thousands of girls
sitting alone like me, dreaming
of becoming a movie
But I'm not going to worry
about them. I'm dreaming the hardest.'
Angeles was my home,
too, so when they said, "Go home!"
I said, "I am home."
with the written
word. Then we get to TV,
originally with the idea
that it will protect the advertising
base and it then progresses
into a medium
of its own with news, programmes and ideas.
You then look at TV and you say: 'Look,
we don't want to just buy programmes from
studio, we'd better have one.'
I have to produce
direct movies, whatever to change
the way Hollywood
treats older women,
I'll do it. If I have to bend the rules,
I will. If I have to break them, I will.
had been broken a bit over the years by
my having to work
I didn't love.
a surreal place, and it really is an assault
on your spirit.
school. TV actors
are freshmen, comedy actors are maybe juniors,
and dramatic actors - they're the cool seniors.