“I look at now what Katherine Heigl went through and I have to wonder, would she have been treated the same way if all this happened now?” Rice admitted. “Ultimately, I don’t think so. I think the attention she got was very sexist because she was a very powerful, outspoken, successful woman. She was asking for what she wanted.”
So, how did Rice know where to start for How to Save a Life?
“I just focused on what was important to me as a reporter who covered the show and who was also a fan,” she explained. “I focused on the moments that brought the most heat over the years and had us all talking. I was hoping by revisiting those moments, we could find out more of them.”
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