“I don’t know if I ever consciously thought, “This is what I’m going to do.” It never occurred to me to do anything else – life happens you know? I think about that in the context of how absolutely competitive it is now to go out and land a job anywhere, whether you have a background of extraordinary training or just being on a reality show for two days.” (X)
But how does that fit in with something you’ve often said—that you have to believe you’re the most talented person on any set?
“Well, I try to instill that in other people, but it only gets you so far. That to me is just the precursor for even getting up, because nobody wants to see somebody struggling with their own confidence—it’s boring and it takes a long time and you’re probably not going to get there.”