Ginnifer Goodwin explains the differences between fiction and real life.
Ginnifer Goodwin, one of the stars of Showtime's Big Love, was asked by People to contrast her show with the real-life 'polygamy compound' situation in Texas. She essentially said that her character dresses a little better (not 'compound chic') and that their brand of polygamy is "a sugar-coated version" and maybe not terribly accurate. So, TV shows value entertainment over accuracy? Damn it all. Damn it all to hell. This sugar-coating is big talk from a person that spells 'Jennifer' with a 'G' and an 'I.' We once went to high school with a girl that spelled her name 'Trayc' and it was pronounced like 'Tracy' and sometimes you’re like, "Dude, why are you trying so hard?" You know?
Anyway, we love Ginnifer Goodwin, big time. She’s like a ray of light in the deepest, darkest night (even when she's doing her best Gina Gershon impression) And, frankly, we don't think it's appropriate for the media to ask her to comment on negative situations. If she’s got an opinion on something that one of her performances touches on, say country music stars walking out on their family like in Walk The Line or frustrated screenplay writers making out with teenagers like in In The Land Of Women, then we’ll let her broach the topic. Why do they always want to corrupt the beautiful and pure with their filthy, potty, whore mouths?
So, about this polygamy bit in Texas? Crazy stuff, huh? We’re all way more versed in the differences between the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and the Fundamentalist Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints (FLDS). We’ll do a run-down of where we are to date on this thing in a few days. What Would Joseph Smith Do?