Tina Fey's career worries
Monday 18 April 2011
Tina Fey worries that her career won't last forever.
The actress-and-screenwriter is aware of the cut-throat nature of showbusiness and fears she could have the same fate as other stars whose careers are now "over".
She said: "You cannot count on showbusiness to be interested in you forever and ever. I have a friend, a veteran agent in Los Angeles. She says, 'He's cold. He's cold,' about some actor or other. And it's over for them. That could happen to me."
Although Tina - who is expecting her second child with her husband Jeff Richmond, with whom she already has a five-year-old daughter Alice - knows how fickle the industry is, she has loved it from the beginning, despite acknowledging its negative aspects.
She said: "Yes, there was bad pay, there were tough gigs and there were cr*ppy hotel rooms with bits of blood on the toilet seat. But at the time it was always the greatest thing ever. I was just excited to be in showbusiness."
However the 40-year-old funnywoman admits she feels the pressure of balancing her work with her personal life and is thankful that she has had the chance to do everything she dreamed of already.
She explained to Sunday Times magazine: "The thing I feel up against is the balance of family and work.
"In some ways, the things I wanted to do, I have done. I got to be in a movie, I had a TV show for a minute..."
- 1 Apple has installed security backdoors on 600m iPhones and iPads, claims security researcher
- 2 UK pirates will get four warning letters a year
- 3 Fight Club 2: Chuck Palahniuk sequel is a 'meta-fictional comment on the cultural response to the original'
- 4 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 5 Israel-Gaza conflict: Deadly flechette shells 'used by Israeli military in Gaza Strip’
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: 'Nine Britons, 23 Americans and 80 children' feared dead after Boeing passenger jet is 'shot down' near Ukraine-Russia border
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
£150 - £250 per day: Orgtel: HR Analyst - Banking - HR - Halifax - £150 - £250...
£24000 - £33600 per annum + pre 12 week AWR : Randstad Education Manchester Se...
£28000 - £32000 per annum: Charter Selection: A professional services company ...
£400 - £450 per day: Orgtel: Project Manager (PM), Key Banking Client, Retail ...