When I won in 2003 never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would win Wimbledon and have my kids seeing me lift the trophy so this is pretty surreal. And yeah I was almost shocked in the moment that it all came together so nicely.
Real shapes and real patterns are things you would observe in nature like the marks on the back of a cobra’s hood or the markings on a fish or a lizard. Imaginary shapes are just that symbols that come to a person in dreams or reveries and are charged with meaning.
I never think of myself as any kind of sex symbol but I get letters from all over all sorts. It’s really cool. I get a lot from inmates which is kind of scary. But the best was the guy who wanted to send me a plane ticket to fly me to his prom.
I think it’s really cool but Jimmy Eat World and Gin Blossoms did it better than anyone. People don’t realize just how awesome the Arizona history is especially for alternative music. Growing up that’s all I ever wanted to be was those two bands.
Let me tell you something – being thought of as a beautiful woman has spared me nothing in life. No heartache no trouble. Love has been difficult. Beauty is essentially meaningless and it is always transitory.
I maybe had a first love and had my heart broken but reflecting on it I don’t think that was love. I think as I’m getting older and having more in-depth relationships maybe I’ll experience it. At the moment I don’t know exactly if I’ve been in love.
Los Angeles is such a town of show business and I’m a terrible celebrity. I find it difficult – it’s the beast that must be fed. There’s this big wheel of pictures and articles that goes around and you get pinned on it.
The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C – not much good for defrosting the pizza let alone cooking it.