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    First of all when you're a mommy like you like the consistency of being on a show like that's just peace of mind, I know I have financial, you know stability. Nia-LongNia Long
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    For the most part, I'm very happy with the pace I'm taking to get where I'm going. I think, in a couple of years, everyone will know who Nia Long is. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I can look at a scene and know exactly how I felt in that moment. It's weird but I can watch Boys in the Hood and know exactly how I felt in a moment. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I have a beautiful son, I don't regret it, I'm very proud of the way that we handle our relationship and the way that we keep our son first and that's our priority. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I have a four year old and I'm telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me. It was like one of those moments when I couldn't believe my kid is acting like this. I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I just got the script for 'Big Mama's House II' and so that's kind of circulating. We'll see what happens with that. It's on the release schedule. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I know for me like I have a reputation of being kind of tough, I have a reputation of also being the girl next door, kind of sweet but I have standards and my thing is, it's me on that screen and I don't have control over everything in this and I'm grateful and thankful. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I know where I'm going to be, I'm not traveling here and there and everywhere. That didn't necessarily prompt me to it but it definitely opened up my mind of saying okay, maybe this is a good time to do this. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I said 'Brian, no one is going to respect me as a mother after this.' He said, 'oh no, yes they will, this is a movie, don't worry about it.' But they're not. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I think for me to find that project is going to be something that I'm going to have to develop for myself. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I think Nina Simone has had an amazing journey. She was spicy and she had attitude and she didn't care, she wanted her money in a paper bag and don't mess with me and I've been doing some research on that so. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I think there are a lot of other actors that are just talented, it's just about this opportunity - it's just about when are we going to be put in those positions where we can shine. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I was happy she got it and I have to sort of - and one of the reasons I did Third Watch is because I wanted to break that thing of just being the pretty girl and play it down and let it be about the work. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I'm not going to live my life unhappy and why should he and we talk about it and I think what's great about the film is that it shows is the meaning of family doesn't have to be as traditional as it once was, like you can make a family. Nia-LongNia Long
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    I've seen some great write ups and I emailed her the other night because I saw her on an awards show recently. Nia-LongNia Long
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    It took a long time to get that film made. I went in for it almost right after or like maybe six or seven months after I had my son and actually auditioned for the Regina King part and they just were like, 'No, you're just - you just don't really seem the part.' Nia-LongNia Long
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    It's like going to the gym everyday. It really is. I work hard on my craft, I sweat a little bit, I run a little bit, I might sprain an ankle every now and them, but it's all good and the more you do it, the more in shape you are and it's like a machine. Nia-LongNia Long
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    It's my motor, it's the thing that keeps me going and so when I have these auditions for these big movies, I can depend on myself because I've been working consistently. Nia-LongNia Long
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    Was she crazy? Aren't we all? Aren't us all a little bit left - aren't we all just a little bit like - we're often misunderstood. Nia-LongNia Long
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    We haven't even gotten a start date but we'll see what happens with that and that will be fun. I've gotten a couple of other things but I'm not really committing myself to anything yet. Nia-LongNia Long
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    We're all in the service business. If you hire me to do a job I expect everybody else to be where I am. A little bit of crazy is good. It keeps things - balanced. Nia-Long/">Nia Long
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    Well, the studios don't really want to take those risks right off the bat. They'll take the risk after they've seen the finished product and say oh yeah we want that. This is a great film but they are hesitant to take the risk when you just see it on paper. Nia-Long/">Nia Long
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    You need the words, you need the script, you need the material, you need the commitment, you need the passion, it's like we depend on writers, we depend on producers, directors depend on us and once things are in the divine order as they happen. Nia-Long/">Nia Long