My mother - She's the strongest woman I know. She's so lovely and smart and can lift me up through anything.
Ryan Murphy - He's so incredibly gifted. Watching him run so many shows and be so creative while still being an amazing husband and father is so inspiring.
My dad - He has the ability to laugh through anything and is so determined and strong. He inspires me with his drive and energy.
My grandmother - She raised 7 children and created the most beautiful family. I'm so grateful for her and am so inspired be her strength.
Barbra Streisand - She's always been such an inspiration for me. For how she's handled her career so successfully. And always stayed true to herself.
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