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Katherine Heigl says she's 'figuring out' her image problem

October 7, 2010 | 12:50 pm



Katherine Heigl -- a box-office star fond of taking a stand on, well, anything -- knows she might have a bit of a reputation.

Appearing Thursday morning on KTLA to discuss her new flick, "Life As We Know It," the actress was quizzed by anchor Sam Rubin about her profile in Sunday's New York Times, in which the actress is accused of being far too honest for the Hollywood machine.

"I think that was fair," Heigl said of the critique. "It's something that I spent a lot of time the last year thinking about and figuring out."

Heigl has taken beatings publicly and within the industry for her criticism of the portrayal of women in her breakout film "Knocked Up," as well as the quality of writing on her equally star-making television series "Grey's Anatomy."

"My career is important to me and I'm really passionate about trying to keep it. ... I don't want to be the person digging my own grave," she said.

What do you think of Heigl's predicament? Tell us in the comments section below.

-- Matt Donnelly

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