"I pounded the pavement for years and I know what it's like to struggle as an actor... So, I totally understand the frustration there," The Daily Express quoted the star as telling BroadwayWorld.com. "A lot of my friends, who are struggling actors, are going through the same thing. But I can't apologise for it. I have worked my a** off to get to where I am, so I understand that struggle.
"For me, it's more about hiring the right person for the job. You know, who fits that description. If somebody is cast because they are a name but they're not right for the job, well, it's very frustrating. I see that. As an actor, you're trying to get one foot in," she added.