"I remember thinking how ridiculous it was that the ape was so huge. It was complete fantasy. The relationship between King Kong and Jessica Lange is what got me into romantic comedies."
Lee watched other movies and American programs on television which helped her to learn English at an early age. She also tried to emulate American English by watching television shows such as Mary Tyler Moore and All In The Family.
By the time Lee was in junior high her older brothers were in America. During her first year of high school Lee’s parents informed her that they, too, would go to America.