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I'm a layperson. I barely got out of high school. I have no business telling people what to do or my big philosophy on life. I'm certainly not going to write any sort of memoir.
 

I've always put my family first and that's just the way it is.
 

I've been going through photos of my mother, looking back on her life and trying to put it into context. Very few people age gracefully enough to be photographed through their aging.
 

I've been happily married to Chris for almost 20 years.
 

I've been in showbusiness all my life, but as an actress I have never been overly driven.
 

If I'm honest I don't think the world would miss me if I never acted again.
 

If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
 

It was during a cosmetic procedure that I first had painkillers.
 

Kids are going to try drugs and alcohol; that's part of society.
 

My deal was that they would use a full-length picture of me in my underwear and a full-length picture of me all done up, and they would write about how long it took and how much it cost, because that was the whole point. It was very liberating.
 

My marriage? Up to now everything's okay. But it's a real marriage - imperfect and very difficult. It's all about people evolving somewhat simultaneously through their lives. I think we've emotionally evolved.
 

My mother and stepfather were married 43 years, so I have watched a long marriage. I feel like I had a very good role model for that. And, you know, it's just a number.
 

Now all of a sudden I'm so less interested in pretending to be a lot of other people, and much more interested in being me.
 

So, am I friendly with my daughter and her friends? Yes. Am I their friend? No. Does she shut the door? Yes, and I very much support the shut door.
 

The more I like me, the less I want to pretend to be other people.
 

The parameters are such that I don't get offered a lot of work. I'm sure most directors hear my list of don'ts and say forget it.
 

Well, I could do it for a day, but I wouldn't want to be a teenager again. I really wouldn't.
 

With short hair you have to get a haircut every two or three weeks. And if you're coloring your hair, you have to color it that often. Every time I did it, I felt fraudulent.
 


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