On getting recognized now: "It's really nice. I was in the store yesterday and a man came up and said congratulations, and as I was leaving another man was like, 'Good luck!' I feel like I have the support from the community in West Hollywood. My neighborhood deli is behind me." (Laughs)
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On her Junebug costar, The O.C.'s Benjamin McKenzie: "I haven't seen the show! But I have seen Ben and I just adore him. Physically he reminds me of my little brother. I have a great affection for Ben; he's just such a nice, smart, sweet guy."
On kissing Leonardo DiCaprio in Catch Me If You Can: "The horrible thing about that is that there was no romantic staircase or beautiful dress. Like, I had pigtails. It was not how I envisioned my moment with Leonardo DiCaprio when I first saw Titanic. That was not my Leo fantasy."
On working at Hooters after high school: "It's like, I worked in dinner theater for seven years and nobody cares. At the time, I was a dancer, so I was used to running around in tights and a leotard – but it took me a while to figure out that Hooters was a little different. But it was two months, and it was to buy a car."
On turning 30: "I love it. The twenties are confusing. For me, there's just been a change as far as embracing being a woman and understanding that you can be a woman and a girl at the same time. It's all about your spirit. We're all girls. You never lose that."
On how friends would describe her: "I know I'd get silly; I tend to be a little silly. My boyfriend (of three and half years, actor Darren De Gallo) says I'm sweet, and I'm like, 'No, I'm not!' Feisty, I've gotten feisty. (Being a middle child,) maybe that's why I'm feisty. Like, 'Excuse me! I will not be ignored.' "