"I hadn't seen my dad; I had a lot of work stress 'cause I was constantly working and never took time to stop. Everything was go-go-go, and the easiest thing was to run away from it, going out and drinking at night. You know, you don't have to think when you let go sometimes. "But I didn't realize it was getting in the way of my work – what I've worked for my whole life," she added.
Now, the 'Mean Girls' star is looking for a good script and a great role. "Right now I just want to find a great script, a great role," she said. "I was so used to working and working and working, and for a good few months there was nothing for me to do. Now I know what it's like to be an out-of-work actor, and how much it scares me," she added.