"She makes me very proud, you know, she’s a very real person. She’s really authentic. She was dedicated. She took it really seriously, it was not a gig for her, it wasn’t like ‘Okay, I’m doing this movie and then I’ve got something else down the road.’ I mean, she cut off her hair! She immersed herself not only in the music but in the story, because I chewed her ear off about it. I know she was reading articles about it. I sent her tapes. I sent her about twenty minutes of me talking as maybe a fourteen year old."
— Joan Jett about Kristen (x