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'Parks and Rec' Star Aubrey Plaza on Her Odd Interviews: She Wants to 'Do Something Interesting'

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The weirdest, most awkward moment of this year's MTV Movie Awards took place when "Parks and Recreation" star Aubrey Plaza crashed the stage while Will Ferrell was accepting an award.

The move had many people scratching their heads. Was that a stunt by Plaza to promote her upcoming movie, "The To Do List"? If so, it was … well, weird and awkward.

That wasn't the only odd thing she's done while doing press. A few years ago, she wore fake teeth on "Good Day New York." Earlier this year on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Plaza entered doing a strange little dance move, which prompted the usually genial host to remark, "So you can't dance." Plaza's been called "The Internet's Queen of the Bad Interview."

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In the August issue of GQ, Plaza shrugged it off. "I guess I think it's better to go out there and do something interesting than to just do what everybody expects," she told the magazine. "And that's the kind of thing that gets picked up."

That fearlessness comes out of improv training at the Upright Citizens Brigade. And however weird and awkward she may sometimes be, nobody can accuse Plaza of anything less than total commitment. That would be a great asset if she ever got her dream role.

"I want to be Catwoman," she revealed. "I want my shot at Catwoman, and I want it soon."

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