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Missy Peregrym
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Rookie Blue star Missy Peregrym joined George to talk about her career, her faith... and her stint working at McDonald's.

Peregrym, whose father is a minister, spoke about growing up in a religious household:

"I didn't even realize that it was different, what I had experienced until I was a teenager, and I realized that not everybody had the home that I did. I was embarrassed about home, I think. That sounds stupid, but I think because I was a minister's daughter, people had an idea of what I should be, and I was told what I was. I was Christian, so: judgemental, or narrowminded. And that really bothered me, because that's not who I was.

"I feel like I've always, my whole life, been put in boxes. It took me a while to realize that I got into the box. And I didn't have to do that."

The two-year McDonald's veteran also shared the most important lesson she'd learned form working in the fast-food industry:

"Don't jump out of the window and try to race the car in a drive-through. You'll get fired.

"I didn't get fired, but I got written up. I wanted to see if I could beat him! I was bored..."