For a long time, you couldn’t watch a rom-com without seeing Katherine Heigl. She appeared in flicks such as 27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth and Life as We Know It as the leading lady who was either romantically pursuing someone or being pursued herself. In an interview with Marie Claire, Heigl admitted: “I love romantic comedies. But maybe I hit it a little too hard. I couldn’t say no.” Let this be a lesson to all you aspiring actors out there—if you want to avoid typecasting, learn when to say no.