Flare Asks… Canadian Comedienne Teresa Pavlinek

Teresa stars in the comedy series “The Jane Show”, airing Thursday nights on Global.

Flare Asks… Teresa Pavlinek

Up Front with
Why? Teresa stars in the comedy series “The Jane Show”, airing Thursday nights on Global.
Born? Toronto, Canada
Little known fact: Teresa was a member of the Toronto “Second City” cast.

Who is your favourite designer?
“I aspire to own Stella McCartney for many reasons. First of all, I love her style and collections but also because I’m a vegetarian and love her guts to do what’s different.”

What’s your biggest fashion pet peeve?
“Definitely low-rider pants. You know, when the pants are so low that the crack shows.”

What does the word “Style” mean to you?
“Personality and uniqueness.”

What are you listening to right now?
“Martha Wainright’s new self-titled album and Neil Diamond’s album called “12 Songs”. I’m a huge Neil Diamond fan.”

What do you think is the one album everyone should own?
Joni Mitchell’s “Blue”.

What’s the one item you cannot leave home without?
“I love Matt & Nat’s bags so it I usually have one of them when I leave home.”

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What was the last book you read?
“’The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth’ by Tim Flannery.”

If you could attempt any career other than your own, what would it be?
“Being an environmental activist and focusing on helping our earth. I would love to jump on a Green Peace boat one day.”

What is your favourite travel destination?
“Ahhh…Paris! I am a huge art history fan. The history, the culture and the style of the city are beautiful in so many ways. And who could forget the shopping!”

Where have you not been that you would love to go?
“Buenos Aires. I have read so much about their culture and it reminds me of the Soho era of the 70’s. Also, the architecture is stunning. And I’m obsessed with tango so I would love to go and learn there.”

When you have spare time, how do you like to spend it?
“Cooking at home. I would like to learn how to master a good curry and some new vegetarian dishes. I also like to spend my spare time just walking around and exploring the city.”

Who do you most admire?
“Stephen Lewis is an amazing figure in our country. He has such strong conviction and passion and has done so much to better our country.”

How would you like to be remembered?
“As someone who can make people laugh and cry.”

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