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After I left LA... it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning.
 

For people who have... had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me.
 

I am in the process of starting a nonprofit organization that gives rescued animals a home in a simulated wild environment and, for those who have been tested on, who are disabled, aggressive, etc., their own space to live out their days.
 

I didn't have to audition. That's common, but it had never happened to me before. Normally, I hate auditioning. I need to stew and think... let the character develop and grow inside me.
 

I get offered a lot of the same type of thing... The teenage slasher movies.
 

I have a very bad relationship with mice.
 

I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death.
 

I love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense.
 

I moved out to LA, got an agent, started auditioning. I didn't know anything about how it worked. And since I was really bad, luckily, I didn't get any of those parts.
 

I tricked myself into doing this movie.
 

I'm tired of playing the brat.
 

If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?
 

In my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them.
 

It seems like they never say anything bad about actors, they just pump them up.
 

My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.
 

My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger.
 

People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had.
 

People should try eating no animal products for just ONE DAY a week.
 

The first dog I had was owned by an abusive couple. He was very skittish. He wouldn't let me hold him. It was explained to me that it was because of how he was treated.
 

The first movie was mostly about George and Julia. This one is mostly about me and Catherine and our love story and our whole history. So it's a very different movie.
 


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