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Retta: When This Parks and Rec Star Isn't Live-Tweeting Scandal You Can Find Her Browsing Instagram for Her Daily Nail Art Fix

Magazine article ADWEEK

Retta: When This Parks and Rec Star Isn't Live-Tweeting Scandal You Can Find Her Browsing Instagram for Her Daily Nail Art Fix

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What's the first information you consume in the morning? It's very vain, but I check my mentions on Twitter. Twitter is also where I get my news. If I get to sleep Late, I'll watch Live With Kelly and Michael. They have the most charmed Lives. They get up in the morning, talk about what they did the night before, ask some not-so-hard-hitting questions of celebrities and then go home. I think it's the most amazing job ever.

Your @unfoRETTAble Twitter handle is hilarious. When did you start tweeting? I think I joined in '09, but I didn't really start using Twitter a Lot until I was watching Season 3 of Breaking Bad on DVD. I started Live-tweeting the show when I was watching it in my trailer because it made me feel Less alone and scared. I'd be tweeting, "I'm really stressed out! They're in his bedroom! He's in the shower!" And people would tweet back, "You'll be fine! It's worth it!"

What else do you live-tweet now? I do Scandal, True Blood, The Good Wife, The Walking Dead, sometimes The Mindy Project. I also did House of Cards, Sherlock and Orange Is the New Black, which I just finished over the Thanksgiving break. But it's not really live-tweeting--I usually watch shows on DVR or DVD.

Do people on Twitter ever get mad at you about spoilers? Every once in a while I'll get people saying that I've spoiled shows for them, and I'm like, "I watch shows at least a week late. If I've spoiled something for you, you have got to get a better schedule." Or, "How about you not follow me? Never mind, I'll block you. …

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