When were you happiest?
In the womb.

What is your greatest fear?
Insanity.

What is your earliest memory?
One year old in Puerto Rico, my feet in the sand, wearing only a nappy, and cradling eggs in the crook of my arm.

Which living person do you most admire, and why?
Obama, because against all odds, he’s getting the job done with grace and integrity.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Sabotage.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Bullying.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Thinking I was doing Victoria Beckham a favour by putting her shirt collar down. It never occurred to me she might want it that way. Needless to say my charitable act did not go down too well.

What is your most treasured possession?
My children – Piper, Oscar and Felix. Obviously I do not possess them, but saying anything else would seem plain wrong.

What makes you unhappy?
Me.

What do you most dislike about your appearance?
Its length.

If you could bring something extinct back to life, what would you choose?
The Amazon.

Who would play you in the film of your life?
Johnny Depp.

What is your most unappealing habit?Being right.

Cat or dog?
Dog: I’m allergic to the fact that cats know more about me than I know about myself.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?
Not exercising.

To whom would you most like to say sorry, and why?
My high school geography teacher, for putting gum on her chair and ruining her favourite skirt.

Have you ever said “I love you” and not meant it?
Yes.

Which living person do you most despise?
Toss up between Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck.

What is the worst job you’ve done?
Pilot of The X-Files.

How do you relax?
Beating myself into submission.

What is the closest you’ve come to death?
A bull elephant in Kenya moving towards our car as we tried to do a three-point turn in a dead end.

What keeps you awake at night?
My two-year-old.

What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
That I’m not in charge.

Tell us a joke
What did the zero say to the eight?

Nice belt.

3 years ago with 1 note
#i can't even with this woman #like.... #some of her answers? #oh gillian #this is almost as sad as that interview she did for psychologies magazine forever ago #gillian anderson #i love her so fucking much


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