Anderson Puts Career Aside For Baby

Pregnant actress GILLIAN ANDERSON has vowed to give her second child priority over her career when the baby is born in the new year (JAN07). The redhead beauty, 37, is expecting her second child with new boyfriend, British businessman MARK GRIFFITHS - a brother or sister for her 11-year-old daughter PIPER from her first marriage to director CLYDE KOLTZ. Anderson admits she didn't concentrate on motherhood as much as she could have when Piper was born in 1994, because she was balancing parenting with playing DANA SCULLEY in sci-fi TV show THE X FILES. She says, "The first time around, I was oblivious to the miracle and stages and the joy. "I cannot remember Piper kicking. Was it the hours, the special-effects smoke, the dummies with maggots eating their eyes out? "What distracted me from such an important and momentous experience." Anderson separated from second husband JULIAN OZANNE in April (06).


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unFAME, is independently owned and operated by a group of fineartist commodity oil painters to the actors in Hollywood--located inCA.--and runs a periodic column for syndication devoted to cuttingthrough celeb bylines in order to expose truth in the power strugglebetween 'Arts and Entertainment Corporate Hollywood CelebrityIndustry' (commercialism), and 'Hollywood Artists'. Find out herewhat few know about Corp. Hollywood and those brave soliders of thearts fighting it out in the front-line trenches of America'sHollywood.August 2006CORP. HOLLYWOOD'S BACKROOMS, (like a, seemingly fancy, homeless-hotelfor the famous..)As a fine artist commodity oil painter--to Hollywood actors--I wasworking 15 hr, 6 day weeks in the year 2002 and glimpsed X-files. Thefemale role was believable, interesting and had an innocent, survivalthing that showed through the camera. Mostly, because of what I do,it got my attention. Mostly. Then she seemed to just vanish. Ithought it was odd because I was confident that she would beHollywood's next shining star, and with something unique. But itnever came. Then last month I was doing business research, because Imay do some business overseas, and I inadvertently pulled an artticleon my laptop. It's tagline read, "Gillian Anderson this and that and,blah, blah" --just a commercial piece, mostly. I don't track celebbiz commercial rags and articles. Their slant most always exploitsthe Arts and artists. This Upfamer article covers the seldomdiscussed 'backrooms of Hollywood', with Gillian Anderson's career asthe catalyst. Hopefully the above header will give you some idea ofit's content as a whole.HOLLYWOOD ARTISTS: SUFFER IN VEIL OF SILIENCEIt seems that the people's concern for the survival of the Arts has becomepasse'. Also, our younger generation doesn't seem to be hip to thefact--like in the 30s to 40s--that working as an actor|artist in Hollywoodcan be a brutal endeavor. The powerful stance in commercialism ofthe 'Arts and Entertainment Corp. Hollywood Celeb. Industry' isdestroying the Arts, exploiting artists and manipulating the peoplein order to fill it's pockets with cash and at the demise of oursociety. Of course, the seasoned Hollywood actors are tortuouslyaware that the glitz and seeming glamour of it (celeb biz), is justthe lavish icing on top of this inedible cake. In fact, this icing isthe main way that Corporate Hollywood hides the fact that most thatwork in the Arts--in Hollywoood--are part of an extremely oppressedgroup of talented and gifted artist suffering in silence in order tokeep their job offers coming in. The 'red carpet, arts andentertainment corp. celeb industry' is owned and harshly managed bygiant corporations specializing in marketing and commercialism (notthe Arts). The 'corp. celeb biz' spoils, generated by this fake cake, Iguess would surely have to be measured in the billions.'SCARE & SLANDER' AND 'BLACK-BALL' TACTICSEvery savvy person involved in the Arts in Hollywood, being commercially managed by Corp. Hollywood, is fully aware of the sharp blade that corporate wields with a swift and heavy hand. I'm speaking ofcorporate's 'scare & slander' and 'black-ball' management tactics.The old-money artor families that survived Corp. Hollywood, as farback as the 1930 s to 40's, know that this isn't anything new. It's one oftwo unspoken truths that only the bravest dare whisper, fearingthat "a winged creature will carry it back to the Man". In addition,corp's questionable, extremely oppressive and borderline unlawfullabor practices, sweat-shop type working conditions, and yes, skewedcompensation (relative to how enormously non-affordable it is to befamous), are kept under tight wraps as well. Any deed, good or bad,will not be hidden. It's the law of nature. Gradually the truth ofcorp. Hollywood's ways and the consequences of their out of controlpractices are being revealed, like a crack in a dam. More and more actors are publicly showing signs of mental unbalance. Even so-called "independent film" is in many cases affected by corp.Hollywood's commercialism.With the known reputation of beloved, quirky and sometimesrambunctious, Gillian Anderson has courageously earned the ever growing reputation of being taged the 'Joan Of Hollywood.' Her past situation with Corp. Hollywood is a perfect iconic example for exposing the questionable (some might say cruel) business practices of Hollywood's Corp. departmentheads. This once top headliner Hollywood actor was robbed, whileunder contract, from young motherhood--at the time--with her onlysmall child. She was forced to work 17hr days, five and a half workday weeks for 9 years straight. Of course, this helped corp. to cutcosts in production. In addition, few would believe that corp.couldn't have afforded to hire more people and invest more into theirproduction budget. When she said no more and resigned during highratings she was 'black balled'. Of course she was never considered for any noteable big name projects worthy of her hard earned decade of accomplishments thereafter. She then slipped into relative obscurity and moved to the UK. She's just another Hollywood artist whose promising career was damaged via corporate Hollywood. And she is one of many. Society needs our promising artists.God help the artist that makes the mistake of Rembrandt Von Ryan (seeart history, 1600s Amsterdam) when applying for a job with CorpHollywood; then stumbles, falls, and finds themselves unable to feedthe parking meter if they don't have another kindred spirit to helpleft them up!!!"AN ACTOR IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THEIR LAST FILM"--NOTA more accurate statement than the one mentioned above might readlike this; An actor is only as free, protected, and financiallyindependent as:* their last bank balance.* their self control to: regard all flattery as a net for their feetand avoid the temptations at the hollywood table of delicacies.* their insight to maintain a bohemian-artist lifestyle after initialand long-term success.* their courage and faith (in a savings-bohemian-artist lifestyle)after initial success to 'say no' to projects that pervert their artand move to a plan B for producing their works.* their agent and publicist, who had better have an honorary Phd insociology, psychology, philosophy, business, and psychology of film(see documentary about Alfred Hitchc**k)*their standing within Hollywood's old-money power structure.* their political pull, or luck, in getting themselves put intothe 'A-list job pool' cash-cow projects, which are based onfinancially conscious scripts dependent on demographic studies.* their ability to take orders and not challenge the powerfulcorporate department heads, no matter how cruel or unfair theirdemands.* their luck in not getting their career and reputation squashed in apower struggle between two or more corp. dept. heads.* their insight to liquidate an unrealistic wonderland lifestyle andprepare for a long financial drought in a plan B (ASAP) whennecessary.* their faith and courage to stop, rest, ponder for regrouping andrefuse any crap scripts or projects that threaten their reputation("worth more than treasures") or integrity when in a compromisingposition.* their ability to: endure and get a no-shame, theraputic lifestyle--not bitterness--should the worst befall.'*their ability to: have the mental toughness to remember: few arethey who do battle with the great without devolping an irreversibleP.T.S.D. That is something, not nothing. unFAME: COLUMN #1 series to be CONTINUED...FOLLOW UP.(*syndication piece)
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This is a modest proposal for the dafties who write about Ms Anderson on Contact Music. First, learn to spell. Second, learn how to use reliable sources of information. Third, stop embarrassing yourselves and simply don't post if you are incapable of the things I mentioned in points one and two. Your site is a laughing stock already.
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One correction: yesterday was GA's 38th birthday.
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