She additionally thanked her “wonderful dad and mom” and the “unimaginable present” they’d—their incapability to lie. And as she defined, that trait ties into how she found her love of performing.
“Someday, the varsity principal got here to my first grade class and stated that I wanted to be known as to the workplace, and I went to the workplace,” the American Pie actress recalled. “She stated ‘you already know, your father’s right here.’ And my father was sitting there and he goes, ‘Yeah, Jenny, now we have to go.’ And the principal stated, ‘Jennifer, get nicely.’ And I did not know what that meant.”
After Jennifer and her dad acquired within the automobile, he advised her, “I am by no means going to inform a lie once more. However we’re going someplace actually cool.” Their vacation spot? A Charlie Chaplin movie pageant.
“He acquired me out of my first grade class to do it,” she continued. “And I swear to god, that seeing Charlie Chaplin for the primary time, and having that have, it is my love of movie. It is my love of actors. All that got here from my first grade.”