There’s a lot of things you could say about Parker Posey, but you’d certainly have to agree that the woman knows how to live. Look at her here, strolling down the sidewalk in NYC, yapping on the phone to her best gay friend, sipping on some iced coffee. Aren’t you just completely jealz of her mellow lifestyle? [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
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Parker Posey: She is a wondrous real-life example of “bitch-don’t-give-a-fuck” writ large. She’s the personality behind the descriptive term I’ve coined, “Parker Posey crazy,” which denotes a woman or man who might scathingly bitch you out and then pee in your wineglass or something. And she’s the owner of a small, poodle-ish dog, that perfectly complements her BDGAF attitude. I can’t decide what my favorite part of this ensemble is. Is it the harem pants? The clogs? the tiny cross-body bag that’s placed just-so to look like a weird lady codpiece? All I know is that I’m sure she’d be super fucking fun to get drunk and possibly commit a crime with. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
It’s hard to imagine anyone other than Angelina Jolie (and THOSE LIPS!) in the Oscar-winning role of Lisa in the 1999 film “Girl, Interrupted.” But Parker Posey recently revealed she turned down an audition for the role. ”What I did pass on that may surprise you is ‘Girl, Interrupted.’ The Angelina Jolie role … I just didn’t care enough about it. I don’t know. There was something about it. They probably wanted me to audition and I didn’t feel like doing it, or maybe they wanted me to jump through hoops and I didn’t feel like doing it,” Posey said. ”Honestly, I just didn’t care about it enough to be grounded in it… And she won the Academy Award! Isn’t that funny?” [Contact Music]
This got me thinking … are there other stars who just missed being cast in big roles? The answer is a resounding YES. Keep clicking for 24 more intriguing examples.
JA,N — short for Just Act, Naturally (played by comic genius Parker Posey) — will teach you how to give the Emmy Award acceptance speech to end all acceptance speeches. JA,N’s class covers Emmy holding techniques, audience acknowledgement, awkward crying and, of course, loser training. Now all you have to do is find a way to get nominated! Maybe that will be covered in JA,N’s forthcoming audiobook. I certainly hope so.
It’s Wednesday, ye olde Hump Day, and we figured you might appreciate a pick-me-up. Here it is, in the form of a clip from the criminally underrated 2009 Amy Poehler/Rachel Dratch/Parker Posey movie “Spring Breakdown.” Watch the girls compete in a spring break talent competition with their pitch-perfect rendition of the Wilson Phillips classic “Hold On.” This is the girl band of our dreams. Keep reading »
According to “Page Six,” Parker Posey tipped a babelicious bartender 50 bucks on two glasses of wine. Clearly the recession isn’t affecting her hot pocket! But Parker, baby girl, hitting on a bartender is like trying to hold a rainbow. Sure, something about a man serving you is pretty darn seductive, but every girl in the room is getting his attention. Certain men are just hazardous to date because of how they earn their paycheck doesn’t allow them to value you. Here are some jobs that taint your chance at romance… Keep reading »