Interviewer: “What places do you like hanging out at downtown and around the New School and NYU? Do you have any favorite spots?”
”[…] People take pictures of me on the street. I ride a bicycle in New York City on the street and my sister called me and said, “There are pictures of you on your bicycle.” and I said, “How could anyone take a picture on a bicycle?” I’m going so quickly—I don’t even stop at red lights, I go right through them, dangerously. And yet there’s pictures of me on the bicycle… This is very disturbing. I think I am no longer—everything I do now is in public. So, what I’ve started to do is always act, so every time I’m outside, I will always do something that looks awesome. So that if anyone ever takes a picture of me, I look great. Before I leave the house I make sure I look perfect.”
She’s incredible, and she’s very difficult to impress — and I spent a few days trying to! That’s part of what made her perfect for Erica, as well. She’s sitting with the smartest guy in the world and she doesn’t appreciate what’s sitting across from her.
- Jesse Eisenberg on Rooney Mara