I wanted to write this to tell other women that the decision to have a mastectomy was not easy. But it is one I am very happy that I made. My chances of developing breast cancer have dropped from 87 percent to under 5 percent. I can tell my children that they don’t need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer.
On a personal note, I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity.
Other actors have said she was always super nice. Even when they’re told not to talk to her, she’ll end up chatting and is very down to earth. I love that she does her own stunts, is family-oriented, tough, a philanthropist and of course, smart.
… tattoos just ruin a woman’s natural beauty. It’s like painting your name on a $100,000 car with a $1 can of spray paint from walmart.
20-30 Female, beautiful, racist. Actress MUST have an amazing sense of humor.
Wow. Listen to this.
Carrie Manolakos performing Radiohead’s “Creep”
Manolakos is best known, perhaps, for her earnest portrayal of Sophie Sheridan in Broadway’s Mamma Mia!, as well as Elphaba, the green witch, in the second national tour of Wicked.
She has a debut album, “Echo”, available for download at her site.
I lived in a Soho loft at a very busy corner in Manhattan for over a year and Jason’s office was across from my room. When around, he was hunkered down over his keyboard with a stool holding a pot of tea near him. Solid human.
‘Somali Woman on Beach’ - Somalia 2011
Image © Jason Florio