Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Candice Patton
The actress takes our Q&A!
My phone wallpaper is of Marnie the dog in her santa suit. I'm just now realizing I probably need to change it to a more 2015 photo of Marnie the Dog.
When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?
I'm a red wine drinker. Cab, Merlot.
What's the one word you are guilty of using too often?
"Shame-piece". It's used to express something disgraceful. I actually got it from Jesse Martin. But I've started using it in all sorts of ways "jam-piece" "lame-piece", but "Shame-piece" is still the staple.
What is the last thing you searched for on Google"?
how to look up your google search history"
Who is the last person that called or texted you?
My mom. It's always my mom.
What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?
It's probably not the last, but it's the one that comes to mind. I told a guy I missed his pretty blue eyes. He reminded me that they were green. And I handled it by giving myself points for being close.
When is the last time you went to a theater?
Yesterday I went to see The Imitation Game.
What TV show should everyone should be watching?
Insert shameless self-promotion.
And what is your TV guilty pleasure?
Anything and everything on ID Discovery and Shark Tank.
What's the first CD you bought?
Mariah Carey, probably. I was obsessed.
What is the one food you cannot resist?
The one? lolz.
What music are you currently listening to?
Fink, City and Colour, Sam Cooke, Sam Smith, SZA, Kendrick Lamar.
What movie makes you laugh the most?
This is the End.
What drives you absolutely crazy?
People who talk loudly in public spaces.
What was your first online screen name?
JerseyNumber69 I believe. And it should be noted that it's 69 because thats the sign for cancer, not because I was a 14 year old freak.
What's your favorite emoji?
Definitely the side eye.
Pick one: Kittens or puppies?
New York or Los Angeles?
Comedy or drama?
Bacon or Nutella?
Coffee or tea?
'80s or '90s?
NSYNC or BSB?
BSB! What's up Brian Littrell? AJ Mclean? I still know your favorite colors, so...
Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?
[side eye emoji]
And finally: tell us a secret.
I squeeze the toothpaste from the middle. I'm that person. I'm ashamed and I don't know how to change. This is where you say, "Shame-piece!".
The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on The CW.