"You don’t need to give reasons for the things you do - you just have to do what you want. And sometimes the thing that seems messed up to everyone else is what’s right for you. You have to do it and not be ashamed of it."
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)