But the sophisticated actress, 30, composes herself, and fields questions about sharing a home with Blue Valentine co-star Ryan Gosling.
“I think it was really invaluable because it gave us a shared history together,” she says of the experience.
Hmm, how was he?
Her face contorts as if to say “what?!”
Is he a good guy to live with? Does he clean up after himself or is he more like a kid?
“He’s more than that,” she says. “He contains both of those qualities and numerous others.”
She doesn’t see a downside to awards season promotion.
“I always feel like, at the end of the day, I get to go out and have a meal with one of my best friends.”
Would that be Ryan?