Playing a vampire on TV would seem to indicate Halloween would be Claire Holt's favorite holiday, but "The Originals" star has another more wonderful time of the year. "I LOVE Christmas!!" Holt told Yahoo TV. And when 'tis the season, she likes to put on Mariah Carey's holiday album on repeat. Sounds like the actress is much more sentimental than her character, the snarky and cynical Rebekah.
Find out what else Holt loves, from guilty pleasure shows to movie characters, as she shares with us her pop culture obsessions.
1. Have you ever dressed as a celeb for Halloween? Who? I've never really dressed up as a celebrity for Halloween. I prefer the good old fashioned scary costumes.
2. What article of clothing could you not live without? My black and white striped beanie.
3. What do you eat or drink while watching a movie in the theater? Popcorn, red vines, and water.
4. What was the first movie you saw? I can't remember but I'm pretty sure it was a Disney movie. I loved "The Lion King" and "The Little Mermaid."
5. What song was playing during your first kiss? It definitely wasn't romantic enough to have a song playing in the background! We were in my garden hiding from my parents.
6. Did you have a poster of a celeb on your wall when you were a kid or a teen? I was really into Jonathan Taylor Thomas. JTT 4eva ;)!
7. What movie makes you cry? "The Notebook." Every time.
8. What's the guiltiest pleasure currently on your DVR? They aren't really guilty pleasures because they are such great shows, but I love "New Girl" and "Scandal." I watch every episode!
9. What movie character do you wish you could be? An Avenger. Probably Iron Man.
10. What's the TV show you never miss? See above ⬆️.
11. What TV show would you like to live in? "Homeland." I always wanted to be in the CIA or "Hawaii Five-0," so I could live on the beach.
12. Who is your TV crush? Nick Miller from "New Girl."
13. What website do you visit when no one is watching? Pinterest. Very often.
14. What phone app do you use the most? Instagram, Twitter, and the Delta app since I'm always flying!
15. Who is your favorite tweeter? White Girl Problems.
16. What TV theme song do you still remember the words to? "Fresh Prince of Bel Air."
17. What is your favorite karaoke song? "Lose Yourself" by Eminem.
18. What is your favorite album? Mariah Carey's Christmas album. I LOVE Christmas!!
19. What was your first concert? Shaggy.
20. What was on your favorite T-shirt when you were growing up? I was partial to Hawaiian shirts. Thank god I grew out of that!
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