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Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Tia Mowry

The actress and host takes our Q&A!

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

A photo of my husband and my son.

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

A shot of tequila — I go hard.

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


What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

Pressed Juicery.

Who is the last person that called or texted you?

My husband called about 5 minutes ago to check-in.

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

I was battling a virus and I had to shoot a scene with my on-screen husband that involved us being close together in bed. It was awkward because the director was telling me to get closer and I kept resisting because I was sick. So I had to come clean with my co-star and tell him. I feel terribly because he just texted me to thank me for getting him sick.

When is the last time you went to a theater?

I haven't been to the movie theater in so long, because I am obsessed with Apple TV. I recently binged on Game of Thrones.

What TV show should everyone be watching?

Game of Thrones.

And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

Games of Thrones — yes, I know, I am late to the party.

What's the first CD you bought?

Nas, Illmatic.

And what music are you currently listening to?


What is the one food you cannot resist?


What movie makes you laugh the most?

Anything with Jim Carrey especially Dumb & Dumber.


What drives you absolutely crazy?

Being misunderstood.

What's your favorite day of the year?

Christmas Day.

What was your first online screen name?

My name.

What's your favorite emoji?

The thumbs up — I especially love that they have now added color to the emoji's.

Pick one: Kittens or puppies?


New York or Los Angeles?

Los Angeles.

Comedy or drama?


Bacon or Nutella?


Coffee or tea?


'80s or '90s?


Britney or Christina?




Beyoncé or Rihanna?


Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?

Lizzie McGuire.

And finally: tell us a secret.

If I tell you, it won't be a secret anymore!


Catch Tia in Instant Mom, is back for Season 3 on TV Land September 19th.