03/31/2014 12:53 pm ET

Rita Wilson On Hollywood, Commitment, And The One Mistake She'll Never Make

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TOM FORD: First of all, you are one of the few people in the world who seem to be, from the outside, absolutely fearless. You'll say to me, "My goal this year is to do a Broadway show." Or "My goal this year is to record an album." And every single thing you have ever said to me, you have accomplished! Where do you get that confidence, strength, drive?

RITA WILSON: Everything I do scares the hell out of me. I'm always anxious. But as you get older, you worry less about what people think. A while ago I decided that there are certain characters I'm not going to do anymore. I thought, "Oh, my God, I cannot play one more warm, nurturing, kind, understanding mother, girlfriend, daughter, wife, sister." So I'm lucky because I get to play a really tough lawyer on The Good Wife and a narcissistic mother on Girls, and that's really fun.

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