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    Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Shannon Kook

    The actor takes our Q&A!

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    What's the wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?

    1) It's this dude in the desert, looking at a vast sky, streaked by a plethora of stars. It's dark, except for the lamp he's holding, as he stares out into Space and the distant horizon. and 2) "Don't chase people.Be an example.Attract them.Work hard and be yourself.The people who belong in your life will come find you and stay.Just do your thing."

    When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?

    Did somebody say shots!?

    a) Whatever she's drinking.

    b) Old Fashioned or Red lounging.

    c) Beer or Vodka Water dancing (squeeze the fruit, don't drop -you think bartenders wash those first?)

    What's the one word you are guilty of using too often?

    Maybe 'like', maybe 'sex'.

    What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

    The schedule for my Mixed Martial Arts gym."Bye Felicia" on urban dictionary. '9 Things you didn't know about Shailene Woodley' (She doesn't own a phone).

    Who is the last person that called or texted you?

    Call: Lena Lamoray, for a magazine interview. Text: My youngest sister <3

    What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?

    An elder man was struggling to get his Mother out the back seat of his car, a 2 door. I hesitated to help, no one wants to be made to feel incompetent. I went over and they obliged.

    I pulled on her arm and her Son on the other. He was struggling as he was a Senior himself now. I got nervous - I could feel her bones crackling as she tried to heave herself out the back seat. I asked her to turn her hips because they were getting caught between the door and the seat. She wasn't quite getting it and I was worried her arm would strain a joint or something because her arms were making brittle sounds under my hands.

    I gestured to her left cheek on her hip and said "May I?" She said yes. I turned her buttocks with my hand and out she popped.

    When is the last time you went to a theater?

    Last Monday. It was really great. But if you mean the cinema - last night. Mad Max!

    What TV show should everyone should be watching?

    Avatar The Last Airbender.

    And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

    The Ultimate Fighter… but tell Kaitlyn Bristowe I'm ready to accept the rose.

    What's the first CD you bought?

    "Just Jinjer (All Comes Round)" of South Africa. Check them out.

    What music are you currently listening to?

    You sent me on a trip down memory lane so Just Jinjer - 'She Knows' (unplugged).

    What is the one food you cannot resist?

    My Dad and Mother's home cooking. You really miss the simplest home dishes when you move out. No one else quite has that touch.

    What movie makes you laugh the most?

    I dunno about the most but some favourites would be: Mrs. Doubtfire, Mary Poppins, Harold & Kumar, American Pie, Tropic Thunder, and Zoolander.

    What drives you absolutely crazy?

    People who blatantly litter and act like it's nothing. Or leave their gum somewhere thinking they're better than the person who has to pick that out for them. People saying 'Retarded’. People who slap the bar thinking it gets service quicker.Guys grabbing girls they don't know, or being too forward. Racism and narrow mindedness.

    What was your first online screen name?

    It was either Little_Buddha or Stud_Muffn

    What's your favorite emoji?

    A good ol' Wink.

    Pick one: Kittens or puppies?

    Puppies. I like kittens too,but you can't beat puppy breath.

    New York or Los Angeles?

    New York. Even though I haven't been. And I have to L.A...

    Comedy or drama?


    Bacon or Nutella?


    Coffee or tea?

    Depends on my mood and time of day...

    Tea in the morning. Strong. English. Honey/Agave.

    Coffee in the afternoon. Blended with a tablespoon of Coconut Butter. No cream or sugar. (I do Green Tea, Lemon, Honey, Ginger and Cayenne Pepper on an empty stomach when I wake up.)

    '80s or '90s?

    90's yo!

    NSYNC or BSB?

    It was for sure BSB .But then N’Sync had the moves. They killed it.

    Beyonce or Rihanna?

    I b'n drinkin...Watermelons. (surfboard!)

    Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?

    I've watched neither, but Hilary Duff. You can see me in her movie The Perfect Man sitting behind her in the library. Much longer hair those days.I still miss doing Background. More fun than working retail that's for sure.

    And finally: tell us a secret.

    I felt my babysitter's boob once ...I tricked her. There was thunder & lightning, and I was very little. She has no idea.

    Catch Shannon in Dark Places, in theaters now!

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