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I'd see child actors and I'd get so jealous, because they're just completely wide open.
I've worked with a lot of people on music and often times those things don't work out.
My music is going to be true. I'm not out to sell records. I'm experiencing something, and it's what I feel.
My parents were just searching for an alternative way of raising their children.
No, I don't want to talk about River. I have nothing to say about it that I would want to be public.
The only reason why I would like to be accepted? Because if your movies don't do well, after a while you don't get to make any more movies.
There was a time when I read a script and I just got excited about the possibilities.
Things are rarely as exciting or dramatic as we make them out to be in the press.
With public figures involved in a relationship it seems that there is a machine behind their love so oftentimes.
You can take that 'I'm an artiste' stuff to the wrong extreme, too.
You see so many earnest characters in movies all the time, everyone has a purpose.
In every film, whether it's a fictional character or not, you create an idea of the character and for me I always do a bad impersonation to start with.
Going out on a stage publicly and not knowing how people are going to react to you - once I experienced that, it made me feel much more comfortable about going into a scene.
I don't really make movies because I want to see my face on a billboard or because I want to get good reviews or have a big box office. That doesn't really matter to me at all.
I feel an obligation to set the record straight. Actors that say they're affected by something, that it changes their life, that they take it home with them, they're just trying to get nominated for an Oscar!
I mean, I don't like sitting at a table with seven or eight people asking me questions and kind of listening to what I'm doing - scrutinizing my thoughts and things like that. I just don't like it. I can't understand how anyone would.
I've always loved hip-hop, since I was a kid, that's the music that I loved. I think everyone of our generation kind of fantasized about hip-hop in some ways.
I've always loved music, but I never really played anything. After 'Walk the Line' and learning to play guitar, and having that sense of performing, I think that certainly opened the door for me, for music.
Sometimes a character is really based on research that you do. Other times it's just based on your imagination or perhaps your conversation with the director. Or sometimes all of the above. It depends on the movie and character.
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