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A., where they lived out of their Oldsmobile for a time. Robert Duffy, a friend of Swank’s for almost a decade, says she “has never forgotten where she came from.” Duffy, who is Marc Jacobs’s business partner, says that this humility has made her the “generous, kind and charitable” person she is today.“She’s the one who got me involved with Hetrick-Martin,” he says, referring to the New York–based nonprofit serving gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.”Letting go and moving on is exactly what she’s done in her personal life.
About six months ago, Swank—who lived in Manhattan for eight years and was considered something of a celebrity fixture in the West Village—made the move to the West Coast, where Campisi is based, plunking down a reported .8 million for a house in the Pacific Palisades. “I looked and looked and looked for a place in New York. “She went through a tough period,” says the director, perhaps referencing Lowe’s reported substance abuse problems, which Swank discussed openly in a controversial 2006 interview. She’s learning how to take care of her needs as well as the needs of others without feeling badly about it.”Swank’s rags-to-riches story is by now well known, but no less moving.
“You punch, you kick, you also learn how to get out of a choke hold. All of this might sound like excellent training for another of Swank’s highly physical film roles, but her next project is about loving, not fighting. Soon thereafter, Holly starts receiving a mysterious series of letters that her husband wrote to her before his death—letters encouraging her to find a new life and, presumably, a new love. “Someone who saw it said to me that it’s one of those movies where you laugh through your tears.”The film is directed by Richard La Gravenese, who directed Swank in last year’s , Richard kept saying to me, ‘You gotta do something romantic and funny.
Titled , it marks the actress’s first attempt at romantic comedy. I just loved it,” says Swank, who has an effusive, Rachael Ray way of speaking. Gina Gershon and Lisa Kudrow play her two wisecracking best friends, and Harry Connick Jr. There’s a whole side of you people haven’t seen,’” Swank says.
(It’s her second pastry of the morning.) “Exercise is also really important to me. I would rather sleep six hours and get an hour workout than sleep seven hours.” Twice a week she lifts weights.
Other days she hikes, does Power Pilates or practices Krav Maga, an Israeli hand-to-hand self-defense technique she’s lately become obsessed with. Swank plays Holly, a thirtysomething New Yorker whose charismatic Irish husband (Gerard Butler, wearing an excess of leather jewelry) dies young.
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