The ‘Girl, Interrupted’ star had a most brutal first attempt at a movie career. People would constantly tell her to give up on her dreams as she did not have the looks needed to make it in this industry.
The absolute worst came during an audition when she was cut off mid-sentence by a very rude director who probably thought he was doing the young aspiring actress a favor.
‘You are not pretty enough,’ he told her. You should go back to wherever you came from, and you should go to school. You don’t have it.‘ Fortunately, she did not listen.