Since her rise to fame within the early aughts, Malin Akerman has been in quite a few movies. And whilst you may acknowledge her greatest for all of her well-known roles like these in 27 Dresses and The Proposal, there’s nonetheless a lot you don’t learn about her. The actress, 42, opened up completely to Us Weekly with 25 issues about herself — together with what her first Hollywood audition was, who the well-known hunk she modeled with was earlier than they each made it huge and her greatest desires. Learn on to be taught extra about Friendsgiving star.
1. I used to compete nationally in determine skating for 10 years.
2. My dad and mom all the time mentioned it’s a must to empty your pockets so as to fill them once more. (It has to do with generosity.)
3. I’ve toe thumbs.
4. Proper earlier than I received The Comeback, I used to be contemplating going again to Canada to complete my diploma in psychology.
5. I’m a bit shade blind relating to black, grey and darkish blue.
6. My first audition in Hollywood was for The Scorching Chick, however Rachel McAdams received [the role].
7. Rachel and I had labored collectively previous to that in Canada on Shotgun Love Dolls.
8. I’ve 4 tattoos. The one on my left arm is for my son [Sebastian, 7, with ex Roberto Zincone] and my husband [Jack Donnelly].
9. My mother was on the Swedish model of Survivor at 70 years outdated! She’s a real Viking!
10. I as soon as pretended to be Catholic in order that I might get into my then-boyfriend’s highschool. I didn’t need him hanging round all these women in uniform with out me!
11. I’ve a canine however secretly need an owl. My husband received’t let me get one.
12. After I moved to L.A., I did a photoshoot for Abercrombie & Fitch with a then-18-year-old Jamie Dornan.
13. I really like listening to podcasts about chilly crime circumstances.
14. The one time I ever tried taking a sleeping capsule was on a airplane. I wakened on the ground with a flight attendant holding my legs up and calling for an oxygen masks!
15. I’m an authorized youth and youngster improvement coach.
16. I’m so obsessive about Nutella that I can’t have it in the home.
17. Considered one of my favourite films is Like Water for Chocolate.
18. After I was 6, I broke my arm leaping off an outdated cannon as a result of somebody known as me a hen.
19. I need to retire in Africa.
20. My dream is to go to house. I’m a large house nerd.
21. After we wrapped [2009’s] Watchmen, we performed paintball with the entire forged and crew.
22. I’ve been stung by bees and wasps 12 instances.
23. I’ve a motorbike license.
24. I really like planning birthday events for others — particularly surprises!
25. After I first began courting Jack, I dared him to strip for me and my girlfriends poolside as a result of he claimed he had labored as a Chippendales dancer for a summer time in England — and he did! That’s once I knew I used to be going to marry him.
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