Your first response was totally valid. The broader context is that I had moved to New York to be with a man I loved and if I quit the show I would have had to leave within 10 days. I certainly wasn’t the most disadvantaged of immigrants but I had strong reasons why I needed that visa status to stay in place… Ultimately I couldn’t do it (which also meant ending the relationship). But it was the right choice.

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