Quote: "I did things in public that were so ill-advised. I'm so thankful there was no social media back then. My publicist never had a child, I believe, because she had promised her firstborn to so many journalists to quash stories about me. But I had no sense of reality, because I was plucked out of reality when I was eight years old." Actress Christina Ricci is glad her early errors didn't make the headlines.
Quote: "It really helped me feel comfortable. It's like wearing a hair bikini. It's full-frontal nudity, but it's really not." Actress Christina Ricci enjoyed her fitting for a merkin for a nude scene in new TV drama Z: The Beginning of Everything.
Fact: Christina Ricci took over the headquarters of the Council on Foreign Relations in Manhattan, New York on Saturday night (26Oct13) for her nuptials. The actress exchanged vows with her longtime boyfriend James Heerdegen and donned a Givenchy haute couture wedding gown, embroidered with micro pearls for the big event at the Harold Pratt House & Peterson Hall.
Quote: "I was so sad because I really wanted to meet him. You know, you don't meet any of the other cast (members) until you go to the premiere. Unfortunately I didn't get to meet him, he's just such a fantastic actor." Actress Christina Ricci was left heartbroken by the death of Jonathan Winters in April (13) because she had been eager to finally meet her The Smurfs 2 castmate at the live-action film's upcoming premiere. The veteran comedian reprised his role as Papa Smurf for the new sequel prior to his passing.
Fact: Home Alone star Daniel Stern has been cast as Christina Ricci's father in much-anticipated new Tv comedy Girl in a Coma. The Addams Family star Ricci will play a woman who wakes from a 17-year coma and learns she's the mother of a teenage daughter. iCarly's Miranda Cosgrove has already been cast as the young child.
Fact: Newly-engaged actress Christina Ricci is in talks to play a coma victim in a quirky new Tv comedy. The Addams Family star is the frontrunner to lead the cast of Girlfriend in a Coma, a new project about a woman who wakes from a 17-year slumber to learn she has a teenage daughter.
Fact: Actresses Emma Stone, Allison Williams, Liv Tyler and Christina Ricci stepped out on Tuesday (13Nov12) to honour designers at the 2012 Cfda/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in New York City. Stone handed one of the evening's top prizes to up-and-coming designer Greg Chait.
Quote: "I can boil water, I can make pasta... I can toast things... (but) I can call and order stuff." Actress Christina Ricci isn't a fan of cooking.
Quote: "There's a whole lace-up corset thing and layers... (and) you can't really move around... but I forget that I'm wearing certain things and I would try to race people. Not a good idea... I'm pretty goofy, so I will run a lot and try to jump over things in awkward outfits." Actress Christina Ricci is a wardrobe mistress' worst nightmare on the set of period dramas like new film Bel Ami.
Quote: "They hired a wonderful accent coach to coach me and also coached him, because he spent a lot of time in L.A. and I got to make fun of him because he's actually British and sometimes would sound like he was a Valley girl." Christina Ricci on Bel Ami co-star Robert Pattinson's fading English accent.
Fact: Actress Christina Ricci freaked out while talking about her phobia of house plants during an interview with Jonathan Ross on U.K. TV on Saturday night (18Feb12) - when shrubbery on the stage began to move. The star ran before realising a crew member was rustling the plants.
Fact: Christina Ricci's new U.S. TV hit Pan Am is flying high overseas - the period drama about the fabled airline's jet-setting staff is set to debut in 107 countries in the coming weeks. The show recently opened as the highest-rated foreign drama in Sweden.
Quote: "I'm the oldest member of the cast and we shoot in HD (high-definition), so I'm like, 'Dude, I don't wanna be, like, scary old-face.'" Christina Ricci insists on getting 10 hours of sleep as she prepares for new U.S. TV drama Pan Am.
Fact: Actresses Laura Linney and Christina Ricci will bow out of Broadway next month (Jan11) when the curtain falls for the final time on their drama TIME STANDS STILL. The Tony-nominated play will end its second New York run on 30 January (11).
Quote: "I'm sorry, but I was being shot by Mert & Marcus. I wore what they told me to wear, and guess what? So would you. But I didn't realise I was wearing reindeer. Of all the things I could have worn, I wore Rudolph." Animal lover Christina Ricci has no regrets about an infamous 2006 W magazine cover shot, even though she upset activists at PETA.
Quote: "When I have to speak in public, my voice gets really shaky, which is embarrassing. Presenting at awards shows is a nightmare, because it sounds like I'm crying." Christina Ricci hates public speaking.
Quote: "I always think it's so funny, all those things they say: 'Watch out for drugs!' and 'Watch out for the casting couch!' Nobody ever offered me anything!... Where are these people passing things out?" Former child star Christina Ricci has dodged some of fame's biggest pitfalls.
Quote: "I always was really, really, really against doing anything in front of a live audience. I've always had stage fright. I don't like speaking in front of people. I don't like to present at awards shows - that to me was always the scariest thing ever. So the idea of doing a play for years was just like, 'Are you kidding?'" Christina Ricci is stunned to find herself preparing to make her Broadway debut in Time Stands Still on Thursday night (07Oct10).
Fact: Christina Ricci is to play a quartet of characters in a new short film to promote designer Donna Karan's Eldridge bag. The ad campaign was directed by Sting's son Jake Sumner.
Quote: "I can fit in a lot of things. I'm always comfortable on a plane... I can get in my own luggage in an emergency situation... They say that when somebody breaks into your house you should always have an emergency plan. Well, mine would be to go in my closet and get into my luggage." Christina Ricci on the benefits of being small.
Fact: Actress Christina Ricci has a pet French bulldog called Bullet Pig - because he looks like "a pig-shaped bullet".
Fact: Susan Sarandon, MARCIA CROSS and Christina Ricci have posed for individual portraits dressed as their literary heroines, for the Montblanc campaign to help combat illiteracy. The photos will be auctioned off at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles later this month (Feb09).
Quote: "There is a Barbie doll of my character. I'd like an action figure but I'm perfectly happy with a Barbie. I had Barbies growing up and I gave them mohawks and my sister gave them mohawks and then my brother set them on fire." Christina Ricci on her SPEED RACER-inspired Barbie Doll.
Quote: "I learned to pick up a gun mid-cartwheel on the second take. I basically have no more ambition in life". Actress Christina Ricci learned some lethal tricks on the set of her upcoming action film SPEED RACER.
Quote: "If you look like you might hate me a little bit, (I'm) so in love. Winning the affection of those kinds of guys means so much more." Christina Ricci only goes out with men who hate her - because she finds lovesick suitors a turn-off.
Quote: "It can hold a lot of garbage. I like to store my garbage in my car... It stores a lot of stuff, like spare outfits, my spare heels and jewellery." Actress Christina Ricci uses her car for so much more than driving.
Quote: "I look back and I'm just kind of like, 'Ugh! What a jackass.' But I totally understand why I said some of those things". Actress Christina Ricci doesn't regret her rebellious teenage persona.
Quote: "Well, I mean, I don't have much to say. He's crazy, and he's an a**hole". Christina Ricci isn't fond of controversial moviemaker Vincent Gallo, who directed the actress in 1998 film Buffalo 66.
Quote: "I happen to be socially awkward and shy. I've spent a lot of my time as an adult not going places because I get so nervous." Christina Ricci.
Quote: "If I was just starting in this business, I'd probably have to lose 20 pounds." Former child star Christina Ricci, who recently confessed to battling an eating disorder in her teens, bemoans the pressure on women to look thin in Hollywood.
Quote: "I love psychology today. They have some interesting stuff." Christina Ricci reveals her secret read.
Quote: "I think I was an okay kind of colleague, simply because I'd been through the same nasal obstruction stuff on Narnia." Actor James McAvoy empathised with PENELOPE co-star Christina Ricci, who had to wear a fake pig's nose for the film, as he also had to don a prosthetic nose in THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA.
Quote: "I just don't like dirt in the house, and insects, and when plants die, they smell bad, so I'm not afraid of them but I just don't really like them... I like cut flowers and I like outside vegetation." Christina Ricci isn't fond of plants.
Fact: Christina Ricci has donated the wedding dress she wears in new movie PENELOPE to a Scottish radio station's annual charity fundraiser. The one-off dress was made by Scottish couturier Gwen Russell and will be the main lot in the on-air Real Radio event on 6 March (08).
Fact: Christina Ricci has joined the cast of the movie adaptation of cult cartoon SPEED RACER. She'll play the title character's girlfriend TRIXIE in the film. Emile Hirsch will play Speed Racer.
Quote: "I remember the first really expensive thing I bought, thinking, 'My God, I can't spend a grand on a dress!' But then you break that seal and suddenly you're like, 'Oh, so it's $7,000 (GBP3,588) - I'll have it forever!" Christina Ricci on developing her extravagant fashion sense.
Quote: "I could make little changes to my appearance; if my hair wasn't quite so dark or if I had bangs... I'd be more commercial, because my forehead is so goddamn big." Actress Christina Ricci describes her least favourite attribute.
Quote: "His office was in our basement, and we could hear all the screaming." Actress Christina Ricci was haunted by her therapist father's patients as a child.
Quote: "He seems so f**king crazy... I think he'd be a lot of fun. We could get in some trouble." Christina Ricci dreams of working with JACK NICHOLSON.
Quote: "When I'm in a swimming pool, I worry a little door might open and let a shark out." Actress Christina Ricci reveals her biggest fear.
Quote: "My agent was actually afraid to send the script to me because she thought I'd be offended!" Actress Christina Ricci, who had to wear a prosthetic pig nose for her new film PENELOPE.