We don't consider black, urban films as 'indies,' though many of them are shot for under $10 million which is kind of the definition of an indie.
You have to develop a very thick skin.
There's no such thing as a healthy tan, and that's what people need to understand.
I just thought acting would be something to help out with my student loans, but my first year as an actress, I made more money than my parents. That's when I realized it could turn into a career. After that, I put everything I had into it.
I love romantic comedies. They're for me the easiest thing to do and the most natural to do. There's nothing natural about holding an uzi hanging out of a moving van shooting at people. That's not second nature to me, thank God.
A couple of my friends started having babies, and I thought, 'Maybe one day, with the right guy.' I have to find the guy first.