The Spanish beauty, 30, initially felt isolated when she first moved to America to appear in movies including THE HI-LO COUNTRY and ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, so she was grateful to have a small group of established LA pals to help her adapt to the fast-paced Hollywood way of life.
Cruz says, "It was a shock at first and I felt pretty lonely.
"But Salma and a small group of friends were there. Just three or four, which is actually a lot.
"I was also lucky that from the moment I got there I got work and didn't really stop."24/11/2004 17:29