Edie Falco comes clean
'Nurse Jackie' returns for new season
- Duration 4:00
- Date Apr 17, 2012
'Nurse Jackie' returns for new season
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Sun times nurse Jackie Edie Falco plays a recovering addict to be rehab early against her hair as a acts.
You've been paying incubator here you get out the heirs could hurt your -- Redskins pretty sick not anymore it's -- Most people who leave before they're ready and get back here or debt and what if I'm ready.
Isn't that possible yes you're extraordinary you in the other seven million addicts in America.
About -- -- Winning actress Edie Falco the legend this year welcome -- I thought I thought about.
I'll actually be here well first off this this -- -- another runaway hit from want it to another has -- feel crazy lucky.
Great yet when you say hit with this problem that's something else completely yet see -- This particular series on showtime.
Europe and proper and deep and -- -- -- -- -- -- Do you want to -- accepting his -- on that explain how you got hooked on the pills because it does make sense yeah you know it's.
Early pain in either physical or emotional you take a little something it feels a little -- and take a little more something feels a lot better -- the next thing you know you're off -- yeah all right there everything is right in front yes but it's topical you know that the idea -- -- America right now in an epidemic and crisis and prescription drug absolutely thanks very troubling.
The other thing that you speak passionately about is you are breast cancer -- I am and one of the things that just came out in this new poll which I -- very fascinating.
Is that it shows that emotional support impacts breast cancer patients and survivors -- well I think personally having been through it that.
I wish I'd known about this organization called -- me where they provide emotional support for people going through it.
You can talk to your family your friends and everyone's you know offers advice and kindness but unless they've actually been through it.
Nobody can really quite really can we watched you go through it but we didn't know it because half.
During that the filming of the surprise yeah that's when you were strong yeah I -- and I -- to keep it close to the vest because that's just who I am.
Had I known about -- me I would've taken advantage of its anonymous phone the phone line you can call speak to -- survivor program that dates and easily be 65.
Can provide emotional support and practical advice and it's so much going on in the breast cancer world and you feel very long and well let me ask some -- -- -- Totally great if you might -- have a very very lucky ones.
I am -- entry so access to this 24/7 hotline where you can get that support 95%.
In -- -- consider that important.
Think this is extremely or very important.
-- you by any chance are you ever on the other line of somebody not yeah that's.
We'll see -- a whole acting thing works out -- But only 15% of people even knew such a thing existed find myself someone who didn't though ED what is it like this struggling actors as -- -- successful actress.
How do you feel different besides the money what the -- -- -- -- -- dinner.
You -- all the time everybody -- fantastic -- about -- is a nice place across an assailant just can't find.
And I get reservations good restaurants I did you do yeah but I don't eat out so it doesn't matter.
But and I get to work tickets to camera kids and I'm.
I'd and I were ridiculously good life and you sixty miles -- -- less from where you grew up that's trying it.
It this year breast cancer -- right I would mention its own salute -- accident -- changes it's like it in odds when she lands you know and then everything's in color to -- -- like that seriously and everything is.
You know new infraction packing -- everywhere -- people who aren't quite so lucky and he -- do you stay hang out any -- difference the other right now.
Not yet teasing out with a new.
He carefully so -- yeah -- do.
It says that gave Carolina -- in the way we want -- just found out hill on showtime forces take Edie -- thank you.
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