Maria Menounos is an American actress, journalist, television host and occasional professional wrestler. She is known in the United States for her appearances as a TV correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, Extra, and abroad for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece... (wikipedia)
Back in the day after I won my first pageant there was an agency that was getting me work on the side.
I think people think we're all sipping martinis by the pool.
That's why charity work is very selfish at the same time, because it makes you feel good.
We had four different sets and built 38 flats to use as walls, so we had a major production going on. It's so much fun when you're controlling it, but it's also so much pressure.
Integrity is integrity. I don't push it to the side because I'm talking to Julia Roberts.
I know that producing will ultimately mean more longevity in the business, so when I'm tired of everything else and want to be behind the cameras, I know that I can produce.
I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots.
I saw Redeye, and I love being scared and on the edge of my seat.
If you take the more general role of going to local stations around the country in Montana or South Carolina or wherever, and start in the local news, it's a lot more difficult to get to the stories that you want to really cover.
So most of my acting experience came in college when I was living away from them. I acted in various independent films, and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.