The Shes All That star plays an 1860s woman in the TNT miniseries, Into The West, but admits she wouldnt have made it a full 10 minutes if she lived in that time.
As she puts it, I get cold easily. I like to microwave things.
She admits her 21st century ways made it hard for producers to see her as a frontier woman but she managed to wrangle the role anyway.
But while Cook tried to be as true to her role as possible, there was one thing she wasnt willing to do for realism: Wear a corset.
In her words, I applaud the womens movement that got us into pants. When women had to wear those things, that just wasnt fair. Im a fan of breathing.
Into The West debuts Friday (Jun. 10) and Cooks first episode airs June 24.
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