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Winona Ryder: Black Swan Role Was a 'Cool Parallel'

Winona Ryder: Black Swan Role Was a 'Cool Parallel'

Winona Ryder clutches her necklace in this new shot from GQ magazine.

Here’s what the 39-year-old Black Swan actress had to share with the mag:

On her character of an ousted ballerina: “I thought it was a cool parallel. Being replaced by the young thing. I know that definitely happens in Hollywood. It’s harder to find good roles, and suddenly there’s new girls. I’m at that age I’ve been warned my whole life about.”

On Celebrity Rehab and drugs: “I mean, who would want to go through that, on TV? I think [painkillers are] more powerful than people think. People think, ‘Oh, heroin’s the hardest,’ but pills can be…I broke my arm in two places. For about a month, I had to take it. But then I just kept taking it for, like…maybe three more weeks. But the thing I do remember is that once my arm was okay and they were still there, you kind of like…”

For more from Winona, visit GQ.com!

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