“No one really liked my revenge business at first …” I used to want to be an actress, but now I can see that acting is just like emptying the garbage. Why would I want to tell other people’s stories, when I could help make other people’s stories better in real life? And that’s exactly why my revenge business was born. People think it’s a bad thing, but they haven’t heard me out. It wasn’t until I wanted revenge on my best friend that I started to doubt myself, but by that time the mess I had created had slipped completely out of my control …
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Show business. What a joke it had all been anyway. How could I have been so naive as to get swept up in it? You know what? It’s the most self-indulgent, selfish, self-orientated, self-congratulatory, horrible, self-selfie-self business there is.
First of all, I don’t believe in artists. Everyone in the world makes something, and so to herd together a selected few, labelling them as the only ones amongst us with imagination, is ridiculous. And the actors, my golly, they are the worst of all the so-called artists. They spend their whole life pretending to be someone else. And then they’re applauded for it!
I mean, I can understand why Waspy is so deluded - her mother is a carnival of self-importance. Waspy used to be my best friend: until she did what she did. But in hindsight, I might have thanked her - at least now I’m doing something that actually makes the world better. Something real, not make-believe.