20th-century Actress Quotes
Without even saying anything, just his eyes... It's not like he forces you to do it, but the power that he has, it's something in his spirit. It's almost like intangible and kind of magical. He has an energy that kind of lifts you. Any doubt that you had is just gone. You just do it – it's really simple. It was so easy to work with him.
Look, I'm not thrilled that perfect strangers get to have an opinion about me or feel like they know me, but I have enough perspective to know they don't know me, and I do have a life and I don't live it for other people.… My reality is very different from what everyone read. The problem is because I did get myself in a lot of trouble, I didn't get to do the kind of work that maybe I should have been doing, so it became confusing who I really am and what I am really about … It's totally fucking strange to me that people took a lot of that fucking stuff seriously. … It's not their fault that they don't know me personally. Who's got the time?
I'm still employed and that's a good thing. I've gotten to do a wide variety of things and different roles. I've met different kinds of challenges on each and every film and I never get bored. So that's been success to me, that I've been able to stay afloat and also get to do things that are fun. I don't know where that puts me in the grand scheme of things but I've really enjoyed the journey and the course it's taken so far.
I don't believe in the institution of marriage, for me. If you love somebody and have a commitment that is strong and spiritual, then I just don't think a piece of paper makes any difference. I'm part of that whole school of thought that says when homosexuals can get married, maybe I'll start opening my mind to it.
If I spent too much time here in Los Angeles, I could probably get a little messed up. It's not real here, being on a set with only actors. I've worked with people who were totally cool, then once they got all the publicity and attention, it just went to their heads. If I did anything like that my friends would say, 'What's up with you? That really doesn't fly here.' I'm lucky I have a really strong network of people I'm close to, so I try to keep as grounded as possible by going home every weekend, where I'm just normal.
I would have liked to have had kids, and had a family, but I think in my profession it's quite difficult to achieve because you're always working. I think I'm the kind of person as well, had I had kids, I wouldn't have gone on working. I would have jacked it all in. But it's a wonderful life I have, so I'm very fulfilled in other ways. Am I ever bothered by it? Well it's too late now, (laughs).
I was too independent for Mick. I wasn't proper enough for him. He's a chauvinist. I wouldn't put up with that. Keith, surprisingly, is not. Though I feel sorry for Patti [Hansen]. I love her and think she is a marvellous woman, but I would not want to be in her shoes now. It's such a lonely existence, living with a rock 'n' roller. No matter how much he loves you, he will always love his music more. I know when Keith is working on his music nothing else matters to him. He can be in a room with fifty people and he won't nothing anything but his guitar. A woman, to live with a rock star, must find her ways of independence.