Totally not, like, a loser! Amber continues to thrive since graduating from Beverly Hills high school, according to Elisa donovan.
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“I always think that Amber would be married to someone extremely wealthy and it would drive him crazy. I’m sure he travels a lot so he doesn’t have to be near her, ”said the 50-year-old actress exclusively. Us weekly. “And she probably has some kind of fashion line, but she’s definitely a bit of an Andy Warhol where she’s not really doing the art, but she’s getting a lot of credit for it.”
Donovan, who took home her gaming chair but without costume pieces, landed the coveted role of the popular teenager in 1995. Clueless shortly after moving to Los Angeles.
“I read first to Marcia ross, who was the casting director. Then I think I came back again. The process was quite extensive. I think I read maybe four or five times. And then the last time was the most important, obviously, and I remember driving to the Paramount parking lot. It was the first time I got on that lot, ”Donovan recalled of his audition. “It’s like the quintessential Hollywood studio. And I was going to Scott rudin office with Amy heckerling. I don’t think I’ve ever been more nervous in my life. I felt like I was hallucinating. “
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She continued, “I remember being in Scott’s office and sitting there and feeling like everyone is sitting so close to me and I’m supposed to be reading lines. I was very nervous, I left and felt like I think I did a good job, but I don’t know. And I was flying home to see my family. And then I got the call that I got the job. And you don’t believe it. As actors, we’re so used to getting no most of the time that when you get yes, and especially at first, I felt like, ‘Oh my gosh, really?’ It was exciting.”
Donovan joined Alicia silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany murphy, Paul rudd, Donald faison, Breckin Meyer Y Jeremy sisto in comedy. Amber clashed with Cher (Silverstone) and Dionne (Dash), and Donovan even based his character on mean girls he knew in real life. Fortunately, he hasn’t come across any of them since.
“No! I’ve had a couple of acquaintances from high school who post when they read something about it, like, they write posts on my social media, like ‘Hahaha, I’d love to know who those girls are,'” he said. U.S, laughter. “I don’t have is the short answer. But I hope to hear from some of them if they read my book [Wake Me When You Leave]. People tend to say then, ‘Oh no, we were really friends. I love her.’ So we’ll see. “
Unbeknownst to his co-stars, Donovan battled anorexia during filming and was admitted to a hospital. “Nobody knew because I went on a day off, several days off, and I went out and immediately received help. I got a therapist, a psychiatrist, and a nutritionist and began the recovery process. I just wanted to make sure that I wasn’t going to lose my job, ”he said. U.S. “So I always see it as like the movie helped me recover instead of hurting me because while you can’t use a job as something to sustain any kind of true recovery, it was a kind of impetus that made me want to get help. And then of course you have to go through a very long and deep recovery process, but it’s something I talk about because I really want to show people that you can recover. “
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Donovan’s past fight is one of the many stories he shares on Wake me up when you go, which will be released on Tuesday, June 8. Her book debut chronicles her career, but more personally, her relationship with her late father, Jack Donovan, and the ways in which she has remained connected to him since his passing.
“He was such a good man and a family man where he really was a provider and was without a doubt the patriarch of our family. But I think he really would have liked to be a gardener. I would have liked to plant tomatoes and a garden and do things in the garden. I think that’s what he really loved. He also loved cards and games ”, he shared with U.S. “I get signals all the time that he is 100 percent with us. I really think she has a lot of fun with my daughter. I just know that I would love her in pieces. He really loved children. And I think he would just have fun with her and she looks like him. She has her nose. I think he really loves her. “(Shares 9-year-old daughter Scarlett with husband Charlie Bigelow).
The Sabrina the teenage witch The student has felt her father’s presence several times over the years. After learning that a movie based on her book was stuck, her daughter found a memory of her father.
“She just walked over to this drawer in our kitchen that has only playing cards and scissors and all these sundries. And I also had my dad’s watch on the back because I never knew what to do with it, ”he said. “He looked in the drawer, took out his watch and said, ‘What’s that?’ And he gave it to me. And I looked at her and they said she was fine. Let them take care of me here. And that kind of thing happens all the time. “
Another time he felt his father’s presence was when he was waiting to meet with a “well-known actor” to work on a project. “We were sitting in a great place in Hollywood, like a great bar, with great music. And I was sitting there feeling very unpleasant waiting for him to come in. And then all of a sudden the music changed, and it was Ray Charles and Ray Charles is my dad’s. [favorite], “she continued.” This song played and I said, as if I was saying, ‘You have this.’
The Night at the Roxbury Star hopes her book “gives people a sense of comfort and connection in knowing that when our loved ones die, they never really leave us.”
“They are always with us, guiding us. I hope that people walk away from this book with an invigorated love of life and a strength of spirit, ”he said. U.S. “Going through all that pain, loss and challenge gave me a deeper connection to humanity, and my life is fuller and happier now than ever.”