“Rejection is God’s protection,” the actress says.
For EW’s Greatest Story Ever Told video series, the actress recalls a film she was flown out to Michigan to act in after auditioning and landing the part. But when she arrived, the director thought she was “ugly” and the actress was sent home. Little did she know, that rejection would lead to an even bigger part down the road.
For the full narrative, check out the video above. The Goldbergs premieres Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC.