The star — who shot to fame playing snooty magazine assistant Emily Charlton in The Devil Wears Prada — says her friends are the secret to her acting talent, but she refuses to reveal the individuals who have inspired her performances through fear they may never talk to her again.
“I never tell who it is I base my character quirks on in case they get offended — but I do base them on real people,” she said.
“As an actor I see myself a bit like a sponge where I absorb people’s different characteristics. It makes my characters on screen more realistic.”
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