Rashida Jones Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th May 2015

Quote: "It's part of a larger problem, which is heels are the worst. They make your legs look better, whatever, but mainly it's men designing them and setting these rules... If they make a rule where I have to wear heels on the carpet, then I'm making a rule that I'm just going to wear flats any time I'm asked to wear heels. I think it's a snobbery thing. I think it's like, 'This is the way we do things here...' It's sexist." Actress Rashida Jones takes aim at the Cannes Film Festival bosses who insisted women had to wear heels on the red carpet at premieres and events this year (15).

8th April 2014

Quote: "Early parts of my career it was a struggle and now I feel very lucky that I can be here and work. I wasn't black enough, I wasn't white enough, I just was kind of in the middle. In the past 10 years, there's been a lot more bi-racial actors and actresses, so it's been easier." Actress Rashida Jones is convinced she missed out on many roles due to her ethnicity when she first started acting. Her parents are model Peggy Lipton and music mogul Quincy Jones.

29th November 2013

Fact: Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood performed a medley of holiday-inspired parodies of Daft Punk's Get Lucky, Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball, Katy Perry's Roar and The Lumineers' Ho Hey together on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (28Nov13). Underwood was accompanied by the kitten graphic Cyrus used while performing at the American Music Awards on Sunday (24Nov13) as she sang Wrecking Ball.

13th December 2012

Tweet: "Congrats to my poppa @QuincyDJones on being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! #AboutDamnTime #Legend". Actress Rashida Jones is a proud daughter after the legendary producer was announced as an honouree in the Class of 2013.

1st December 2012

Quote: "They were on my bus. They were kinda cute and had a lot of ribbons." Actress Rashida Jones on attending school with Hilton sisters Paris and Nicky, Nicole Richie and Kim Kardashian.

30th November 2012

Quote: "The chimp actually bit me really badly. I have a scar." Actress Rashida Jones on getting too close to childhood pal Michael Jackson's pet monkey Bubbles.

2nd August 2012

Quote: "Will and I dated for two weeks so I don't know if it really counts but we got out early! We were smart enough to preserve some friendship so we're definitely best friends and we're really close... It was fun for us to write (about) a couple." Actress Rashida Jones had fun writing and starring alongside her one-time boyfriend Will McCormack on their new romantic comedy Celest And Jesse Forever.

12th December 2011

Quote: "I definitely have an inclination to work in the public sector. And I feel like, if you at all have that instinct, at some point in your life, you should probably do it... serve some sort of public office." Actress Rashida Jones has a back-up career in mind.

13th October 2011

Quote: "Streaking through a large crowd has always been a secret fantasy of mine. Disneyland would be fun. Or maybe just showing up at the Apple Store naked and picking up an iPod shuffle and pretending like nothing was wrong or different." Actress Rashida Jones has dreams of baring all in public.

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