The Truth About Dianne Wiest's New York Apartment Drama

Oscar winner's rep: Quote she couldn't afford apartment taken out of context.

— -- Despite what you might have read, a representative for Dianne Wiest said the two-time Oscar winner is not moving out of her New York City apartment for lack of rent money.

Wiest quipped to the New York Times that she had been offered so few roles in recent years that she was going to have to move out of her apartment.

"I have to move out of my apartment soon," the 66-year-old actress told to The New York Times Sunday for a story about the new play "Rasheeda Speaking," starring Wiest and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins.

But her rep told ABC News today that her quote "was taken out of context."

"She is not moving out of her apartment," he said.

Although her "Rasheeda Speaking" costar Pinkins, 52, has been directing and even plans to write a film, Wiest has no similar plans to reinvent herself.

"I think that if it's meant to happen, it will happen," she said. "Which I guess is a real sign of stupidity."

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