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30 Things You Should Know About Teresa Palmer

The Lights Out actress takes our Q&A!

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What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
Peel my toddler son off of me. He crawls in to our bed and kisses me on the cheek until I wake up. If it's not working, he starts licking my face.

When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?
A glass of red, usually a cab sav.

What's the one word you are guilty of using too often?
"I mean."

What is the last thing you searched for on Google?
Your Zen Mama (my parenting website). I had to copy an article link to send to a contributor!

Who is the last person who called or texted you?
Crawly G, our assistant and all-round most awesome man that has ever lived, he told me about a meeting I had forgotten about (thanks, Crawls).

What's the wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?
Me and my son, Bodhi. My husband got downgraded when I had my kid :-/

What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?
I had to shut a major Mom-bully down at a dance class and then saw her the next night at this Mamas group I was invited to AT HER HOUSE. I pretended to be summoned back home emergency-style by my husband and left!

What is your TV guilty pleasure?
Paranormal Witness.

What's the first CD you bought?
Hanson, Middle of Nowhere.

And what music are you currently listening to?
Flume, "Never Be Like You." It's my 2-year-old's jam right now — it's on repeat in the car.

What is the one food you cannot resist?
Garlic bread.

What movie makes you laugh the most?
Borat.

What toppings do you like on your pizza?
Sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, caramelized onions, pine nuts, and Kalamata olives.

What drives you absolutely crazy?
Overly judgmental folks.

What was your first online screen name?
"Cherrypopper." My stepbrother had a right old laugh with that one. I didn't know what it meant and as a 12-year-old when your older stepsibling says it's "sooo cool" you roll with it.

What’s the last thing you copied and pasted on your phone?
Boring, but true: links for an article I just posted on YourZenMama.com.

What’s your favorite curse word?
"Shitballs."

What's your favorite emoji?

Pick one: kittens or puppies?
Kittens, but I'd choose a dog over a cat any day.

New York or Los Angeles?
LA.

Twitter or Instagram?
INSTA.

Bacon or Nutella?
I'm a vego so definitely going with the hazelnut spread (I prefer my animals alive).

Britney or Christina?
I'm like a swinging pendulum with this one now, but as a child of the ’90s I was definitely Team Xtina.

Coffee or tea?
Don't want or like either but if I had to choose then green tea.

NSYNC or BSB?
Oh BSB all the way, Nick Carter circa ’97 was a certified babe (although I would've taken Zac Hanson over him any day).

2 a.m. or 2 p.m.?
2 p.m. (Bodhi and I's nap time, yahoooo).

Beyoncé or Rihanna?
Rihanna's songs, Beyoncé's Beyoncé.

Netflix and chill or just Netflix?
Netflix and chill.

Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?
Hilary Duff.

And finally: Tell us a secret.
As the delinquent teenager I was, I tried to start being called by my graffiti tag "Habitz." No matter how hard I tried, it just never caught on and I got lumped with "Tezza."


You can catch Teresa in Lights Out, in theaters now, and check out her websites, Your Zen Mama and Your Zen Life!


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