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our who’s the champ thing’. I was like ‘OK, let’s do it’. They were two of my favourite things in the movie with her.
Q: This movie contrasts traditional education versus the education you pick up from the street. How important is it for you to inspire others?
A: I think it is really important. People need to know there is not just one way to a path to success. There are many, many different routes.
That’s why I love this movie because I grew up in the Bronx and didn’t have much of an education. Even with dance, I had no way into the business. I didn’t know anybody who was in show business or knew somebody who was in show business or had been to Hollywood. There was no entry point, but you have to find your own way. It can be done.
You just have to work hard. Hopefully you have some talent and work your ass off. The secret to my success, I feel, is I work harder than anyone else.”