Ocean Drive Magazine
Former Perfect Couples star Olivia Munn is revealing that, when it comes to her childhood, things weren't always, well, perfect.
During an interview with Ocean Drive in the magazine's latest issue, the onetime Attack of the Show! host brings up her stepfather, whom she refers to only as "the Devil."
"He would always say, 'You're not smart enough, pretty enough, you have no talent,' and it would knock me down, but it wouldn't keep me down," the 31-year-old actress said regarding the Air Force military officer her mother married when Munn was 2 years old.
But she adds that the increasing verbal abuse toward not only her, but the rest of the family, actually led her to discover her creative talents.
"When [my stepfather] would be screaming his head off in the living room, I would hustle everybody into my room and launch into imitations of teachers or do scenes from movies," Munn recalls. "And that would take their minds off of the hell that was happening down the hall."
Fast-forward to today, where Munn now happily finds herself doing scenes for her own movies, including the upcoming Magic Mike, director Steven Soderbergh's male stripper flick starring the likes of Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Matthew McConaughey.