The Best of 2009: The Women of Details
The Heroes starlet is stalked by paparazzi and harassed by fans. But the actress is no stranger to taking one on the chin from detractors. Even back in middle school the actress evoked strong reactions around her —that's when she was punched in the face by "a very angry, very sad girl," she says, as if echoing the words her mom used to comfort her at the time. "I was tortured, emotionally tortured by these girls. Every time I came back from filming, it would be me trying to find my way back into the clique. And they weren't having it."