Of course I was aware of Anna Kendrick, mainly from Up in the Air, not Twilight (c’mon, folks). But the more TV interviews I saw of her, the more I knew we could potentially be the best of friends. Obviously I did some further research on Anna, and I made the connection that she was in Camp, one of the most niche, musical theater movies ever. In my opinion, she stole the show with her fantastic, mature version of Ladies Who Lunch. I used to listen to that version over and over again in 2003, and had no idea who she was or what was to become of her. Turns out, Anna had been on Broadway when she was only 12 years old, and had already been nominated for a Drama Desk Award AND a Tony Award!! My brain exploded. She was a theater girl?!!? WE WERE MEANT TO BE. Then my fasination with her only began to grow, as I watched every interview, read every tweet, stalked every Instagram pic.
And that, fellow readers, is why she has a restraining order against me.
I jest. In an effort to get you all on board with the AK47 (which is her Twitter name and I just realized how awesome it was), here’s a few reasons why she is just the most awesome person ever. If you’re reading this… let’s be pals.
Accurately explaining the difference between East Coasters vs. West Coasters on Ellen
“Mysoginistic rapper Anna Kendrick has a dirty Taco Bell secret” on Conan
She already likes Azns (Per her Funny or Die sketch with real K-Pop group f(x) )
In the event you haven’t seen Pitch Perfect (do it), AK47 is an amazing singer
Like, really, really good. And living out the dream of singing with Kristin Chenoweth
Like, she’s so good, she’s playing the lead in the musical adaptation of The Last Five Years – WHICH IS ONLY MY FAVORITE MUSICAL EVER
She hangs out with the coolest people
But also wants to be friends with celebs, just like us
We have the same feels
And pop culture interests
And is just hilarious, in general
In short, I think this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. And to answer your question, dough. Always dough.
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