And while she might wince at the suggestion that she’s a guys’ girl, Cornish admits she blended in seamlessly with the mostly male cast of Stop-Loss (Phillippe, Channing Tatum, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt included). She even rapped on set while her castmates backed her up by beat-boxing.

“These are beautiful guys,” Cornish says. “They’re very loving, very caring, like brothers. They would come up and ruffle my hair and give me big hugs and say ‘You all right?’”

And as she leaves the diner, on her way to visit a friend in the neighborhood, you get the sense that no matter what happens to her, she probably will be—even if she doesn’t get rid of that tan in time.