It’s easy to get lost in the baby. You have to make sure you give your husband attention.
Being a mother is magical.
Acting can be an amazingly cathartic thing – especially for young girls.
My mother came from an Irish family of 11 kids and, of course, had a sister who was a nun, so I spent time at a convent and with an aunt and uncle who lived in New York and took me to the theater.
I think for any actor to say they don’t like attention is ridiculous. Of course we love attention. But getting attention is different than pretending the attention means something.
Women don’t take care of themselves because they take care of everybody else.
The older you get the more realistic it is that you’re significant other is your significant other. I mean, you’ll always have your girlfriends or your guy friends, but the person you’re married to is usually your No. 1.
I don’t find acting to be a particularly noble way to make a living. I’m not saving anybody’s life, I’m not a teacher, I’m not working for UNICEF. I don’t think I’m some big deal.
You can’t really judge characters, because that’s when it gets really hard to play them.
We’re teaching young girls that this is what they should be focusing on: rich and famous girls who are rich and famous for nothing.
Learning about the way people process information and their emotions is hugely helpful to my work.
I just don’t want to be self-obsessed.
If I’m bringing joy to people and entertaining people as an actor, then I should be grateful for that and act accordingly, you know?
I went up a pants size during my pregnancy.
Cancer is something that touches everyone’s lives.