‘Dawson’s Creek’s Michelle Williams opens up to Elle Magazine!
Michelle Williams looks absolutely breath-taking on the January edition of ELLE magazine. Williams opened about the limelight, setting boundaries for herself and the confidence she’s gained from her Broadway performances. Williams is best known for her roles in Shutter Island, Dawson’s Creek, Blue Valentine, My Week with Marilyn. (All of which I thought were fantastic). Michelle has also been working hard on other productions including The Greatest Showman (filming), Wonderstruck (post-production) and Janis (pre-production).
The January issue of ELLE can be picked up everywhere on December 13, 2016. Check out the sneak peek cover story below!
How the tabloid onslaught made it impossible to experience an authentic life:
“If you feel like people are watching you, it’s impossible to have an authentic experience of being alive,” Williams says. “There’s a performative aspect and a guardedness, and that’s just death. I don’t know how to live like that, and I don’t know how to give a life to my child like that.”
On how she’s naturally open but learned to set boundaries for herself:
“It’s not naturally my inclination to be a boundary draw-er,” she says, shutting her eyes and pinching the bridge of her nose. “I’m like, ‘Open up all the doors and the windows and let everybody in.’ That’s the aim of my work, too.” But this isn’t acting. “It’s been a really, really long time since I’ve been in an interview. But I have better boundaries now. I feel less susceptible to emotional wreck-diving to come up with explanations for everything.”
On the inspiration that drove her Oscar-worthy performance in Manchester by the Sea:
“Everybody talks about the silences in movies and how interesting they are but it’s a lot easier than connecting beat to beat, line to line, inside of a scene in real-time in front of a thousand people. But when I went to make [Manchester by the Sea], I felt a little bit more freedom, more access inside of myself.”
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