John Schneider, the former experience taught me to risk without regret,” said Peters.
“I gave those auditions everything I had and was as transparent as I possibly could have been.
"I honestly thought the director built Gracia’s character around my high school experiences," she said.
“I was allowed to simply be myself, and it wasn’t difficult to dive into the controversial and tense circumstances.” In , Peters plays a pretty girl with a mysterious past who's transitioning to a new high school, where her sudden popularity and goody-two-shoes personality make her the object of scorn among some classmates.
Since then, she worked at Billboard magazine and started her music career.
Many of her songs have been featured on movies and television shows.
She also rose to fame as the fourth judge of American Idol, appearing on seasons 8 and 9.
Before that, she was a judge on The One: Making a Music Star and later became the head judge for Bravo’s reality competition Platinum Hit.
The former “American Idol” judge revealed to People magazine that she and husband Mike Mc Cuddy are expecting the arrival of their baby boy via gestational surrogate in the coming weeks.
“We are eagerly awaiting the healthy and happy birth of our son Greyson James Carroll Mc Cuddy,” Dio Guardi, 42, told the magazine.
After tying the knot in 2009, the Grammy-nominated songwriter and her husband decided to explore alternative ways to have a child after years of struggling with fertility issues and enduring multiple failed IVF attempts.
One judge told her, "You're trying to be too perfect," while another told her, "Go out, kiss a guy, come back," she says.
Now, Peters stars in , directed by Tom Simes, she said she was struck by the similarities to her own life.