Before “Boys Don’t Cry,” Drew Barrymore wanted to play Brandon Teena, and she asked Harmony Korine to direct it. I don’t want to say I’m offended, ’cause that’s such a strong word.
She had hoped to quickly refuel – alone – before beginning our interview.
Unfortunately I arrived 15 minutes ahead of schedule and now we are both forced to confront a shared nightmare: eating in front of a stranger. She has claimed, been, had, "it" ever since when she began working as an actress and model in the early 90s.
Might she have ordered a more pronounceable salad if I wasn't there? Probably not – Chloë Sevigny is unwaveringly authentic in her coolness.
No one could rise as high as she has if they weren't really the person they're projecting.
“Also …” she says, biting her lip, “I think because my father had passed away, it was just sort of comforting.
Receiving communion makes me feel better about myself, for some reason.
She is an American actress, fashion stylist and model.
Sevigny was found in the city in New York City in 1992 by a magazine supervisor, who offered her occupations both displaying and interning at Sassy Magazine. Her mom is Polish American, and her dad was of French Canadian legacy.
“There are so many memories there for me,” she explains, her voice, like her laugh, deep and odd. Then she explains why, having rebelled against the church as a teen growing up in ultra-conservative suburb of Darien, Connecticut, she came back to the fold. “I had to murder this girl every night on stage, and you know, sodomise her and light her on fire and I got really disturbed.