21 Totally Random Rapid-Fire Questions with Charlene

By Lindsay de Freitas
11 May 2016

1. What's your favorite thing in your closet right now?

My green leather jacket from Barcelona

2. What's the best piece advice you've received?

You need to be prepared to make a sharp left if there's a pothole up ahead - or you'll fall right into it

3. Do you have any pets?

No

4. What’s your favorite movie ever?

Lord of the Rings 3

5. Describe yourself as a teenager in 3 words

Sulky, stressed, frustrated

6. What’s in your handbag right now?

Hand sanitizer, keys, Labello, tissues, wallet, Nurofen, halls and eye pencil

7. What is your biggest pet peeve?

Dishonest people and bad drivers

8. Dark chocolate or milk chocolate

Dark

9. If you could be from any other decade (or era), which would it be?

I love being a part of this era, but if I had to chose I'd say the 50's - I would have loved to be part of the feminist movement.

10. If you weren’t in the magazine industry – what would you be doing?

I'd be a civil engineer

11. What’s on your iPod (or cell phone playlist) right now?

Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, Mariah, Backstreet Boys, N'sync, Outkast - among others

12. If you could have any three people (dead or alive) over for dinner – who would they be?

Gloria Steinem, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey

13. If your house was on fire, what two things would you run back in to get?

I live in a fire danger zone and have had to pack a bag and be prepared to evacuate before. I now keep my emergency 'fire' bag packed with a change of clothes, my favourite green jacket, my hard-drive and toiletries

14. Name a book you read that positively shaped you.

How to be a woman by Caitlyn Moran and Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg

15. Who would play you in the movie of your life?

Uuuhhmmm...Jennifer Hudson?

16. iPhone or Andriod

iPhone

17. If you had a spirit animal, what would it be?

a falcon

18. What’s your favorite TV show?

Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Master Chef

19. Any tattoos?

None

20. Best gift you’ve ever received?

My iPad mini

21. If you had one superpower, what would it be?

To make people see themselves the way people see them

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