Dot-Marie Jones has stolen the hearts of "Glee" fans for her portrayal of the misunderstood Coach Bieste. With her burly size and gruff exterior, both Jones and the character have often found themselves the victim of ridicule. But while Bieste is still learning to be comfortable in her skin, Jones was more than confident enough to take on Andy Cohen in an arm-wrestling bout on "Watch What Happens Live" (Weeknights, 11PM ET on Bravo).
It wasn't even a contest, though Jones gave Cohen a few moments to think that maybe he wouldn't go down as if he wasn't trying. In the end, though, she easily manhandled him and took him out with a smile. That smile is part of the reason Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have worked with Jones across multiple projects.
Through much of her 20-year career she has been typecase because of her appearance, which is why "Glee" was so thrilling for her. "this is the first role people are seeing where I get to show my vulnerable side, to show I have a heart and I have insecurities just like anyone else," Jones told the Huffington Post in an interview this past summer. That's why she beat Cohen so gently. She's a big softie at heart.