haven't deliberately set out to play the
bombshell in my movies.
In fact, it's probably been quite the opposite.
After the success
of The Mask, I wasn't offered all that many
blonde bombshell parts, to be honest.
I think people
from the beginning that I could actually
walk and talk at the same time.
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
have a hard
with morals. All I know
is what feels
right, what's more important
to me is being honest
about who you are. Morals I get a little
hung up on.
yourself with people
that are full of ideas,
and people that are not going to be "yes-men."
Surround yourself with smart,
what I can do and what I'm good
at and what I like. I think I'm good at
and in the moment and being able to laugh
always reminded me to never give
up. 'Just one thing can change
everything,' she'd tell me, and she was