Laura Ramsey Does Not Hate Megan Fox
We have known for some time now that Laura Ramsey deserves a break. A giant one. Bear in mind the pool scene in Mad Males? Us, too. Or these eyes poking via the again of Lords of Dogtown? Solely kinda? That is okay, as a result of the nonbelievers — Michael Bay amongst them, for our cash — get one other chance this weekend when the twenty-seven-year-old Wisconsin native stars in Center Males… as one of many Web’s first adult-film stars. However, significantly, that is large. For now.
ESQUIRE: So how do you, um, prepare to play a porn star? Do you even have to?
LAURA RAMSEY: I sat down with Chris Mallick [upon whose life the film is based]. He let me into his world, and I picked aside his mind — to be taught extra in regards to the business aspect of it, not nearly porn and intercourse and all that. He additionally launched me to a few women that he knew who truly did the net cyber-girl factor that my character Audrey Dawns does within the movie. And I did the identical factor with the women — and so they confirmed me their Web pages, and what they really need to do. They’re completely down-to-earth women, sporting sweatpants, simply telling me what they do for a dwelling.
ESQ: What was it like working with Luke Wilson and Giovanni Ribisi?
LR: Giovanni has all the time been one in every of my favourite actors of my era — simply by watching him I’ve discovered a lot. With Luke, I used to be a bit intimidated at first. Then I drank a Heineken with him.
ESQ: Talking of consuming, how do you parlay The Actual Cancun right into a authentic appearing profession? Most people select to not keep in mind that this sort of “reality-cinema” ever existed, nevertheless it’s exhausting to overlook.
LR: I do not assume many people have truly seen it, which is a good factor for me. I went again residence for some time, and I by no means actually talked about it, then moved out to California a pair months later. I feel with a bit of little bit of expertise and a very good supervisor — I assume I’d simply say luck.
ESQ: A pair months again, we humbly urged that you simply exchange Megan Fox within the new Transformers film. Clearly, Michael Bay wasn’t paying consideration, to us or your profession path. Any rivalry there?
LR: I would fortunately take her spot — I’ve all the time needed to do an enormous motion film — however on the similar time, I am pleased with how the place my path is taking me. There should be a purpose I did not get it, so all the most effective for Megan Fox — I am positive she’s on to doing different nice issues anyhow.
ESQ: Towards the top Mad Males’s second season, you seem as Pleasure, this joyful, sexual spirit fulfilling the California-escape fantasy of Jon Hamm’s character. What was it like working with him? Him being Hamm.
LR: He is one of many nicest males I’ve ever met in my life. Whenever you go in and guest-star on a TV present, they have already got their household — everyone just about is aware of everyone, and everybody form of has that base already fashioned. So if you go into any individual else’s residence, you’re feeling a bit of bit uncomfortable at first, however he made me really feel so welcome. And the wardrobe was unbelievable.
ESQ: How unbelievable?
LR: Strolling into the wardrobe, the place they maintain every thing, it was like a woman’s dream. All of the classic attire you may presumably think about, and so they’re all so stunning.
ESQ: You play lots of California-type characters. Ever discover it exhausting to cowl up the Wisconsin accent?
LR: Generally once I get mad or I am crying in a scene, it’s going to come out. However I feel since I’ve lived right here [in Los Angeles] for some time, it is form of disappeared by itself. However I can carry it again anytime.
ESQ: Like how?
LR: The one factor that I get made enjoyable of so much is — everyone right here in L.A. says bag, like, “Oh my god I like your purse…”
ESQ: You do not say beg, do you?
LR: I say beg. Like, a plastic beg.
ESQ: That is horrible.
LR: I say roof now, however I did say ruff. However once I go residence, it comes again out.