“I can remember crying on the set of Beverly Hills 90210 after being released from the show a few years ago.”

“I don’t know what I did in this life to deserve all of this. I’m just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream.”

“I’m only twenty-seven, and I’m not easy to pigeonhole. But if you need to do that, if it makes you feel comfortable, okay, fine.”

“Being a teenager was a horrid time.”

“One thing I’ve learned: You never know where life is taking you, but it’s taking you.”

“The truth is, after Boys Don’t Cry, I realized how few and far between the great roles are. I am beyond thankful for finding Million Dollar Baby.”

“I haven’t tucked a sock in my pants for three years.”

“I grew up in a trailer park in Bellingham, Washington.”