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She can swear like a sailor and dress provocatively, but that doesn't reflect her beliefs. She's a walking oxymoron." (Bryan Burk, a Lost executive producer 24) "Over and over again, I've been called a walking oxymoron. "I just disappeared off the face of the earth." 19 Today, Lilly lives in a humble bungalow in Hawaii, where she is filming Season Three of Lost. She has long been rumored to be dating her costar, Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan. She worked various jobs to support herself, including waiting tables at Earls, a trendy Canadian chain.She finally quit when she could no longer endure being ogled by customers. "You feel like they're paying to stare at your ass when you're walking away from the table." 5 Needing steady work that could pay for tuition, Lilly called Ford eight months after being "discovered," hoping to appear in commercials. Her first job was a late-night dating service commercial in which she had to say into the camera: "Where are you going tonight? " 6 The conservative young woman who had been trying so hard to avoid being treated as a sex object was devastated.There was no way that my ideas about life and morality were going to coincide with that industry, so there was no point in even playing with fire." 11 Eventually, however, "a friend" (widely believed to be her then-husband Murray Hone, an amateur hockey player she married in 2003) challenged her to aspire for more."I think you're afraid of your own success — but you're built for it." His words hit home and she broke down and cried. Abrams saw Lilly's audition tape just two weeks before shooting was set to begin on the pilot, after rejecting countless actresses for the lead role of Kate Austen. But I also constantly yo-yo between wanting to do this for a long time, wanting to achieve a certain level of respect in this industry, and then at the other end of the scale wanting to run for the hills screaming "this is terrifying and I want out." She relates the anxiety that came with essentially learning how to act while shooting the pilot of a major TV show alongside experienced actors.
15 When asked a year later how it felt to have landed the role, Lilly replied, "I love it. And although Lilly refuses to talk about any aspect of her love life, British tabloids reported that around the time she left Canada for the Hawaiian set of Lost, she split up with the man she'd married the year before. 1 Lilly's father worked as the produce manager at Safeway; her mother was a clerk at Estée Lauder and ran a daycare center out of the family home for a time.The future actress supported herself financially from the age of 15. Raised Baptist and Mennonite, she taught Sunday school for eight years.21 These comments are frequently coupled with observations that she has a dirty mind and potty mouth — a fact that has given her a reputation as something of a paradox: "She's a Christian, but she's a pottymouth" (Dominic Monaghan 22) "There's a lot of that Christian good girl in her, but sometimes certain things come out of her mouth. She's got the devil mixed in there too." (Jorge Garcia 23) "She has an absolutely filthy, filthy mouth.