We grew up in abject poverty. Acting, writing scripts and skits were a way of escaping our environment at a very young age.
I feel that confidence in women - especially young girls of color - but women, in general, is so important. It is so important for us to arm ourselves and become powerful at a very young age.
There's no prerequisites to worthiness. You're born worthy, and I think that's a message a lot of women need to hear.
I love Wal-Mart. You can put that down. I love Wal-Mart. My husband and I hang out there.
Your internal dialogue has got to be different from what you say. And, you know, in film, hopefully that registers and speaks volumes. It's always the unspoken word and what's happening behind someone's eyes that makes it so rich.
You have to dare to make a choice that may be considered unorthodox in a role, but when you're working as if there are tons of people watching you, that's not necessarily a good thing.