06/10/2013 10:51 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What My Mother Regrets Telling Me, From Jane Lynch (VIDEO)

Jane Lynch didn't always have family support when it came to her career. This week on Mondays With Marlo, she told me that her mother initially discouraged her from becoming an actress. Jane's mother said, "Not everybody gets to be what they want." Jane thinks that this was her mother's feelings about her own situation, and that her mother was worried about her being disappointed. Luckily, Jane pushed through without support and it gave her the ambition to succeed.

To watch the full interview, click here.

For more on Jane Lynch's rise to the top, check out her history in the spotlight:

Jane Lynch's Rise To The Top

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