Brendon, who previously entered rehab in 2010, also said he intends to seek “treatment and therapy for my medical ailments as well as my emotional demons”—the slaying of which is not so easy as regular demons.
drunk & disorderly - a mix of booze & prescription painkillers. Coulda been worse.
Stephanie Hutchison was born in Kitchener, Ontario and trained at Canada’s National Ballet School. She danced with Ottawa Ballet and Ballet BC before joining The National Ballet of Canada in 1997. Ms. Hutchison was promoted to First Soloist in 2003.
Here is strength. Look at her arms and legs. She has to dance some parts where she must appear thistle-light, yet she is all muscle, like Misty Copeland at American Ballet Theatre. These women work damned hard to get to where they are!
"I said, ‘The only way I can play someone this hard is for something to be peeled away each week, and the first thing that needs to go is the wig.’ I just wanted to deal with her hair. It’s a big thing with African-American women…You start when you’re just a young girl. Do you twist it? Do you leave it natural when it’s so hard to take care of? Then you start wearing wigs but every night before bed you’ve got to take the wig off and deal with your hair underneath. And it’s a part of Annalise that I needed the writers to deal with because I’ve never seen it, ever, on TV and I thought it would be very powerful. It’s part of her mask." - Viola Davis
This whole scene reminded me so much of Glenn Close at the end of Dangerous Liaisons, with the Marquess in disgrace, everything in ruins around her, wiping off her public face all alone. Too strong to fall apart but not strong enough to keep up the shell of perfection. Very powerful.