We are all aware of the unyielding pressures to fit a certain mold in the entertainment business, but actress Melissa Carcache debunks these superficial myths and proves that rising above with confidence and self-acceptance is something to adhere to.
Since she first entered the musical scene in 2002, people have tried to define Canadian musician Avril Lavigne. Is she punk? Is she pop? Is she an actress? What is she? And while everyone else is scratching their heads looking for an answer, Avril is just being Avril.
Somewhere away from it all in Topanga Canyon, a glorious breeze blows through the doors of a spacious modern home. The refreshingly cool air blows past me as the actress who got her start on The Hills introduces herself with a “Hi, I’m Whitney.”