Tillie Eze interviews Diandra Forrest

 

 

image: courtesy of Diandra Forrest

TE
What did you eat this morning?
DF
Hash browns, omelet, and a chocolate chip muffin.

TE
When were you last wasted?
DF
A gay bar in Paris the night before my birthday – October 21st, 2012.

TE
What was your last dream?
DF
That I was a part of a vampire clan, stalking prey in the middle of the night.

TE
Did it affect your waking life?
DF
No, but, I miss my clan.

TE
What the best pick-up line you’ve ever heard?
DF
Are their good pick-up lines?! Maybe, I lost my teddy bear; can I sleep with you tonight?

TE
What are you obsessed with that you haven’t tried yet?
DF
Zip lining through jungles of Africa or South America.

TE
What is your earliest childhood memory?
DF
At the age of 4, me and my mother were walking across the street, and she had just gotten me a new chapstick. Someone bumped me and my chapstick fell down into the sewer.

TE
Favorite era or period in time?
DF
80s… Because I am an 80s baby!

TE
Do you have any war wounds from a photo shoot or runway show?
DF
Yes, plenty! But, I just shot with a magazine in South Africa and I had to lay on a table in different positions for a while and when I got back to my hotel, my hip and butt was bruised. I call it my “African Butt Bruise”.

TE
What was the last song, catchphrase or word you couldn’t get out of your head?
df
“Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, She just made this summer so unbearable for me!