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Alright I have an interesting article from the Woman's Health Magazine website. I found it under wikipedia's sources on their Summer Glau page.
The thing that is interesting is that it reveals and I will quote
she took an assertiveness training course to get over the intense shyness that had plagued her since childhood. "I think that's why I liked dancing," she says. "It was a way for me to communicate and show how I really felt without having to connect with anyone."
I have never heard from any other source, whether interviews of Summer or articles, about the fact that she took assertiveness training. It also shows how difficult it must have been to switch to acting.
when i invited you to submit an article mentioning Summer Glau (not necessarily entirely dedicated to her), i meant a NEW article, not an article dating back to 2008.
I thought this might be the case. I only mention this article because of the fact that it mentioned she took an assertiveness class once she made the decision to go into Hollywood. I have never seen this mentioned anywhere on the wiki or for that matter anywhere, but the article I mentioned. So I thought it might be relevant regardless of the age. Perhaps everyone was aware of it already? I do not know.
I have read your article and I share the exact same thoughts. The assertiveness class just really drives home (and her comment about dancing) that she really shy (not that it is not obvious from interviews). Keep Flying - Not much, but it's enough.
Oh good. That is why I mention this article here. It does not seem like something anybody knows, at least no one has mentioned it in the numerous threads I have read even when the topic is Summer's shyness (and this would certainly be very relevant to such a discussion) . I wonder if this is ever mentioned in any other articles or interviews. Perhaps it's something Summer likes to keep on the down low. Keep Flying - Not much, but it's enough.
Message edited by FordStaff - Thursday, 10 Nov 2011, 05:03
Date: Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011, 01:46 | Message # 12
I am in the USA and cannot watch it.
That figures. I hate when they play these stupid games with region blocks.
Everybody is able to circumvent them anyways and when they make a mistake even their supported region can't see the videos the normal way. Summer Glau is so awesome, it isn't even funny! Blood for the Blood God! Skulls for the Skull Throne!