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'Prime Suspect's' Maria Bello talks getting beat up, sexism and strong female characters

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"Prime Suspect" is NBC's newest cop drama and it's off to a great start - largely due to star Maria Bello's brash portrayal of the no-nonsense NYPD Det. Jane Timoney. Bello tells Zap2it about Thursday night's episode, delightfully titled "Bitch."We had to assume the title of the episode is in reference to Jane, which Maria teases is true."Jane does find herself dealing with a lot of stuff and no sleep and Jane can tend to go [the bitch route]," says Bello. "I don't want to ruin the surprise. But suffice to say Jane, as well as most people I know, can be a bitch with no sleep."We were hoping it was maybe one of the male squad members, who are mostly pretty horrible towards Jane. At this comment, Bello relays a story of being at an event for her 10-year-old son Jackson and the reactions she was getting from the other moms - "So many...


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