Lee Daniels, writer, director, and producer, talks about following his heart to success
(light music)…- What kind of advice do you give,…someone young who's trying to get into the industry…or trying to recreate your success.…- Mm, I get this question often and then its very--…it's a hard answer because I would not--…I don't know that I would give my son the advice.…That I--…To follow in my lead because, you know,…I've done some things that I'm not so proud of…in getting to where it wasn't that I got.…
But I think that you have to always…follow your heart and never--…Just we're conditioned…to reject…our spirit.…We're conditioned…to reject our spirit.…You can never go against your spirit…cause your spirit will never leave you wrong,…ever leave you wrong.…- So, when you're son says you aren't following my heart…going into modeling,…dropping out of school--…- I'd roll my eyes and I regret giving up cigarette smoking.…
(laughs)…- When you're evaluating young talent, what do you look for?…- In evaluating young talent what I look for,…I look for difference,…I look for someone that's going to, I know,…jump off that screen and is going to make a difference…
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