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She plays a nun gone bad on Joan of Arcadia–but the former Good Morning Miami mama is a holy terror.
She hates Katie Couric’s looks.
“I just want to mess up her lipstick sometimes. It drives me crazy how it’s so pencil–lined. Sometimes I just want to smear her lipstick.”
But she loves Ed Norton.
“He’s incredibly talented, and for me that’s the number–one turn–on. I was at the Environmental Media Awards, and he was getting an award for being such an incredible environmentalist. [After I met him] my attraction was over. He was making fun of me because I bought an electric lawn mower. He couldn’t believe that I would actually be out on my lawn mowing it. But listen, he’s a guy. I had my boobs out there for everyone to see, so I was kind of asking for it.”
The ladies love her.
“Everybody always thinks I’m a lesbian, because I’m a very tough broad. I have a lot of lesbian fans. Honestly, women are so much more confident and aggressive than men. I’ve had women just come up to me and say, ‘So, do you want to get it on or what?’ I wish there was a part of me that would go to that side, because I wouldn’t have been single as long as I have been.”
And she loves the ladies. (Well, in her new short film.)
“Pray is about a nine-year-old boy who is struggling with being different—overweight and possibly gay. I’m his angel who could possibly be gay herself.”
But does she love wacky tobaccy?
“I actually have a Zen den that I built into my house. Let’s just say that I go in there to be at peace with my Zen.”