The 50-year-old actress was smitten on the crimson carpet for the premiere of her new Hulu present “The Act,” introducing her longtime boyfriend, painter Eric White, to everybody who interviewed her.
Within the sequence, primarily based on an notorious true story, Arquette performs Dee Dee Blanchard, who was murdered in 2015 by her daughter, Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and Gypsy’s boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn, following years of psychological abuse attributed to Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
“The bizarre factor about this [series], I feel, of any character I’ve ever performed, I really feel like Dee Dee is in a relationship solely with herself and her creativeness as a result of it doesn’t matter what Gypsy’s saying to her, that’s not the truth Dee Dee is keen to see,” Arquette informed Web page Six on the Whitby Resort occasion on Thursday, including that as she dove deeper in to the function, she discovered herself having extra “empathy” for her character.
The Oscar-winning actress additionally informed us how she decompresses after taking part in darkish roles like Dee Dee.
“My boyfriend Eric helped me loads,” she stated as she held White’s hand. “And I took baths and we had been taking pictures in Savannah, [Ga.], I’d experience my bike round city and stroll round.”
Arquette and White, 50, have been collectively for no less than 5 years. The couple was first photographed collectively in 2014 whereas she was selling her movie “Boyhood.”
“The Act” actors and their real-life counterparts: