Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Interview: The Onion A.V. Club

Here's a cool interview with The Onion's A.V. Club

Rashida Jones didn’t really have to do anything with her life: The daughter of mega-producer Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton, she was born into Hollywood royalty, and easily could have become just another club-hopping socialite. Instead, she learned classical piano at age 5, graduated near the top of her high-school class, and studied law, religion, and philosophy at Harvard. As if that weren’t enough, she’s been a Gap model, sung backing vocals for Maroon 5, and even dabbled in journalism. (Her phone interview with Tupac Shakur, sparked by an open letter she wrote to him after he blasted biracial marriages, is one of the more insightful he ever gave, and it indirectly led to Shakur becoming engaged to her sister Kidada.) ...

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AVC: What’s your definition of compromising yourself?

RJ: Porn. If my only options left are a reality show and porn, I’m done.