1:00 PM, November 2nd, 2011

“I certainly gained a tremendous amount of sympathy and understanding for why Marilyn would be as late as she often was—or not show up,” Williams says. “The energy it takes to put your face on, put your body on, put your game on, and transmit that energy to the world, and to be what everybody wants you to be—to give joy, to give pleasure, to give your body, to always be putting out and not getting back—is exhausting in a way I can’t describe.”

Photo: Brigitte Lacombe for Newsweek

3:15 PM, January 5th, 2011
The nude scenes were in the later part of the relationship so I had gained some weight and the pudginess I was feeling was almost like a costume, so it didn’t really seem as if I were nude but some other person was. All that extra flesh ironically made me feel less nude.
Michelle Williams on Her Film, Blue Valentine.

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