Eve Hewson Quotes.
I think it’s really important that people can look at this show and be offended by it. Hopefully, then people will understand that this is still very much a problem we need to solve in other parts of the world. At least we have antibiotics.
There were times when I wondered if I was doing the right thing, studying when I could have been going to auditions.
Oh, it’s the first big thing I’ve really done. My first job out of college was working with Steven Soderbergh. I was telling my acting teachers, “I did it, you guys!”
Especially for people who are unknown, it’s easier to get a TV show because you don’t have to put a certain amount of people in movie theaters for a box office weekend. It’s really difficult to get a great lead role in some big film, if nobody knows you.
In my family, I would never dare to think of being Paris Hilton! And to me, that doesn’t look like a happy existence – it’s just not who I am.
Back then though, you had a few months of training, and then you were just thrown into it.
I couldn’t imagine working in a hospital where there’s just death, everywhere. But for a lot of women, it was their only option. They couldn’t get other jobs.
I get called ‘Memphis Eve,’ but my first name is Eve. I know Memphis is in there somewhere, but on my passport I’m ‘Eve Sunny Day Hewson.’
I don’t have family members calling me and saying, “Is this rumor about you in the newspaper true?,” because they know it’s all bullshit. I already have that support system, and it’s actually been really helpful. My parents have been in the entertainment business for so long that they really know what not to do.
I think I always knew I was going to somehow be on a stage. I was quite an extrovert, as a child. And I did a lot of music, when I was younger, so I thought I was going to go into music, but I fell into acting, in a really weird way.
For most of the movies that I’ve done, we’ve shot in a contemporary house, in contemporary clothes, speaking in a contemporary way. So, I really enjoy that. It really helps.