“Us Weekly’s Ian Drew chatted with the 59-year-old actress-singer (who also returns to play Marni’s mom on the new season of HBO’sGirls) about her writing process — and busting moves like Janet Jackson!
Us: Your last album, 2012’sAM/FM, was all covers. Why did you decide to write your own songs this time around?
Rita Wilson: I’ve always loved storytelling, but when I started writing, I actually didn’t know I was writing an album for myself. It all started when Kara DioGuardi said, “I’m going to write a song with you because I think you could write a song.” And so she did and brought in Jason Reeves, another amazing songwriter. ….”
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