The lovely actress had grown weary of merely being “entertainment” for someone. She wanted to feel connected to others. Acting, she explained, can feel one-sided—like “lacerating self-exposure.”
She sauntered forward to observe us, her audience. It’s better having seen our faces, she said. Person to person. And what would she share if we were all friends? She paused to think it over.
“I would say that I’m a little fragile…a little freaked out, you know, sort of at the end of a personal relationship. You’ve all been through that right? You know, the self-doubt and everything, the feeling that you’re not lovable, that you’re a mutt, too much of a mutt to be loved. And that you have—I don’t know—a crisis of confidence.”Continue reading