"A lot of people are very shocked that I married who I married. And some people are even intimidated now by me. But it’s another way of showing racism. They can’t believe this Mexican ended up in the life that she has, and they’re uncomfortable around me."
"Clothes are a form of expression and they can be something that makes you feel empowered. I’m introverted, and for me having something that makes me feel good in these very public moments is imperative ... Sometimes I want to lean into my youth, sometimes I want to be an older version of myself and I’m allowed to do whatever I want."
"I think I had confided in [director Vincent D'Onofrio] and said, 'I don’t think I’ll ever be able to play a bad guy.' Because the characters I’ve played, they haven’t really been bad ... And he was like, 'Oh I can make you bad.' And I accepted the challenge. It was a cool opportunity."
"If you’re looking to find out what not to do as a writer, this is a great book for you. She jumps from year to year, often for no rhyme or reason. The non-linear structure confuses me. I had to wonder, 'Was Didion even trying when she wrote this junk?' "
"Being an alcoholic, it’s part of my life, it’s something that I deal with. It doesn’t have to subsume my whole identity and be everything but it is something that you have to work at ... I had a problem and I really want to address it and I take some pride in that."
"Oh yes, we had a lot of fun. Sometimes we would just laugh so much. Yeah, because it was funny and certainly may have been a little bit less funny for her ... she goes through a lot of suffering. My journey is more pleasurable because she is so vicious."
"I had seen this documentary on Netflix about feminism and one of the things they said during pregnancy is, 'I feel the embryonic kicking of feminism.' I loved that, so boy or girl, or whatever it is, we hope that’s the case."