NEW YORK -- Talking to Krys ten Ritter, you quickly realize she’s happy, bubbly and fun. So how did such a nice girl get cast as anything but on ABC’s "Don’t Trust the B
- in Apartment 23"?
"Maybe that’s why they picked me to do it," Ritter said in a recent interview. She cites one of her fa vor ite quotes by Bette Davis: "Why am I so good at playing bitches? I think it’s because I’m not a bitch. Š"
On "Don’t Trust the B
-," now in its second season, Ritter plays Chloe, a con artist who spends her time scheming to make an easy buck. She shares a Manhattan apartment with a Mid westerner named June. At first Chloe just wants to scam June out of her mon ey but ends up softening to her.
"I think I bring lightness to (the role). I think there’s two different ways you can play this character. You could just be an evil, mean person or you could make it fun," the 30-year-old actress said.
Ritter appeared on "Gilmore Girls" and "Veronica Mars," but is probably best known for her short-lived role as Aaron Paul’s girlfriend on AMC’s "Breaking Bad" who dies of a drug overdose.
"Don’t Trust the B
-" was introduced earlier this year as a midseason show.
"I did a ‘Gossip Girl’ spinoff which was supposed to be this huge thing and it was not good and didn’t work and it didn’t get picked up. So I stopped thinking about results and I did the pilot for this and I loved it and I had a great time but ... I had no expectations."