The ''Life Support'' star talks about her inspiration for her new sobering movie

By Whitney Pastorek
Updated February 02, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST

To play an HIV-positive woman in HBO’s Life Support, which premiered at the fest, the glam Queen borrowed her beauty routine from the role’s real-life inspiration: director Nelson George’s sister, Andrea. ”She’s a regular girl. She doesn’t wear a lot of makeup. She may wear some lip gloss, a little eyeliner. She will have her nails done. If she saw my nails right now she’d be screaming, ‘Where are your acrylics?!”’