"What makes a man a man? A friend of mine once wondered. Is it his origins? The way he comes to life? I don’t think so. It’s the choices he makes. Not how he starts things, but how he decides to end them."
"I think the scene, you know, after my daughter is raped by my pimp boyfriend, and I am so wasted and I visit her in the bathroom while she’s, you know, rinsing herself up and Jennifer was so unbelievably beautiful and sad in that scene. Even off camera, you know, wanting to be in my arms and wanting me to hold her and reaching out to me and I just had to keep throwing, you know, basically ash in her bathtub, just not present at all, not caring about her feelings..that was pretty sad." (Selma’s most challenging scene in The Poker House x)
"God forbid I exude confidence and enjoy sex. Do you think I relish the fact that I have to act like Mary Sunshine 24/7 so I can be considered a lady? I’m the Marcia fucking Brady of the Upper East Side, and sometimes I want to kill myself. So there’s your psychoanalysis, Dr. Freud. Now tell me, are you in… or are you out?"