Her chartered plane crash landed in 2000 - there were no major injuries.
In 2007 had to get a restraining order against an obsessed fan who was threatening her husband.
Days after wining her first Academy Award found out that husband was a serial cheater.
Twice has donated $1 million to The Red Cross - first after 9/11 and then for the Tsunami Relief Fund in 2006.
Has a successful production company that produces The George Lopez Show among other things.
Owns a restaurant in Austin, Texas called Bess Bistro.