Reese Witherspoon’s parents banned her from affective to Hollywood because it is ”where crazy bodies live”.
The ‘Walk the Line’ brilliant aboriginal started acting in Tennessee back she was 12 and bound begin herself accepting casting in added and added parts, but her parents – who are both medical professionals – were alert of her advancing it as a career while she was still a teenager.
Speaking at a Young Women’s Conference captivated at Brentwood Academy in Los Angeles this weekend, she said: ”I started accomplishing commercials back I was 12. One day there was an advert in the cardboard that said, ‘Do you appetite to be in a movie?’ I was like, ‘Heck yeah I appetite to be in a movie!’ I grew up in Nashville, they’re not authoritative a lot of movies there.
”My dad’s a doctor and my mom is a assistant of pediatric nursing. So I anticipation I was activity to be a doctor. I was abiding I was activity to be. And again the cosmos aloof showed me this altered possibility. Thank God my parents did this, but they told me I had to break in school. I was accustomed to assignment in the summers but I couldn’t assignment in the academy year. They said, ‘You’re not affective to California, that’s area crazy bodies live’.”
Oscar champ Reese, now 37, started to go to university in Stanford, North California, but was accepting so abounding cine roles she abdicate to act abounding time.
She added: ”I was aerial bottomward every weekend from Stanford to Los Angeles to apprehend my curve in auditions. And that’s array of been my life. I haven’t had a lot of plans.”