That's Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick speaking about LAPD Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, the character who helped her snag that statue.
However, "I probably wouldn't know how to be friends with someone like Brenda," a woman she calls "incredibly insightful about other people" but "clueless about herself."
With "The Closer" now closed until December and the identity of the new police chief known, Sedgwick got pulled over by The Times' Patt Morrison for a chat about Brenda and more.
Her character's trip this season through the tough interview process for the top job wasn't exactly a stretch: "Oh honey, I'm in Hollywood," she says. "I'm prepared for that backstabbing!"
And of course there are some perks to being a TV star in L.A., especially one who's linked in spirit to the Los Angeles Police Department. Since the show's been running, she has indeed been stopped by the police, but hasn't taken home a traffic ticket.
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