Marisa Tomei: "I Don't Ever Get Tired of People Saying I'm Sexy"

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Jun. 21 2010, Published 4:20 a.m. ET

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Marisa Tomei showed off her banging body in The Wrestler and she's playing the hot mom with a grown up son in her new movie, Cyrus, but the brunette hates talking about her looks.

"I don't ever get tired of people saying I'm sexy," she tells the New York Daily News. "It's a compliment. But I don't like talking about it."

In Cyrus, Marisa plays a mother whose potential romance with John C. Reilly is blocked by her son, played by Jonah Hill.

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"It's really up to the viewer to interpret Molly," she says of her character. "I don't really think of my character as a mom. I just don't think that's what she is. She's too complex to just be a mom."

So how does the 45-year-old choose her roles? "I never know if a movie is going to turn out well," she says. "I go through the filming with no expectations. I try not to think about it.

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"I have an appetite for different types of things, and if I'm lucky enough to be offered those different types of things, sure, I'll go there."


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