The Oscar winner for Chicago, 48, stars in Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story. The Lifetime TV movie (Jan. 20) is based on the real life of a ruthless drug lord whose Miami cocaine distribution network fanned out across the United States.
She was completely uneducated, but she had very good business skills. What was fascinating was the power that she had over men, how they feared her and revered her.
I didn’t want to make her likeable or acceptable in any way. But I have to admire her having power and also abusing that power. She made it big in a very dangerous world.
I really look forward to my son's first year in col-lege, and every day my daughter grows as a good human being and a great citizen of this planet.
He is my best friend. He loves me, warts and all. Ironically, we’re born on the same day, September 25, 25 years apart. I think there’s something in the planetary way that we were brought together.