Mamaw (Glenn Close) makes sure her grandson J.D. (Owen Asztalos) is well taken care of in an exclusive clip from the Netflix drama "Hillbilly Elegy." USA TODAY


Vanity Fair, Close revealed that she fought to change the script in the political action thriller.

"One thing I remember was they had a scene around that table where she broke down crying,” Close recalled. "And I said, 'I will not do that. I don’t think that would happen. Not my vice president. My vice president would not break down into tears, she would step up to the challenge.'"

Close added, "So they changed it."

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Close's revelation comes weeks after Instagram Nov. 7 following their victory. 

She continued: "So much to be done to cross the great divides between us, but how blessed we are to be able to face those challenges as citizens of a true democracy who will continue to fight for liberty and justice for us all."

Close is currently starring as Bonnie "Mamaw" Vance in Netflix's "Hillbilly Elegy," which is directed by Ron Howard.

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