Michelle Rodriguez covers the summer issue of Cosmo Latina to promote … nothing. That sounds awful of me to type, but Michelle doesn’t have any films coming out in the near future even though Fast & Furious 6 and Machete Kills are both in post-production. What I’m trying to say (in quite an ineloquent manner) is this — Michelle Rodriguez graces this cover for no other reason then to show us that she’s pretty damn sexy when she wants to be. Generally speaking, she can be found kicking ass in any given movie, but here, she goes a little bit glamourous, and the look suits her well.
As far as the interview goes, I definitely have mixed feelings. Michelle reveals that she only got into the movie business to write (really? awesome), and she discusses her past run-ins with the law. She also talks about her ideal man, and it’s interesting! Here are some excerpts:
On taking a break from acting: “The truth is I’m about to say goodbye to acting for a minute and move behind the camera. I got into this business to write. I’ve waited 13 years to actually do it. You know how painful that is? It’s very painful. But like now I’m ready, so that means I have to do the cutoff. I’ll go into the mountains, and bye-bye everybody. Well, I’m a Cancer so…it’s in my nature to hide.”
On her “Latin folks”: “Fast & Furious definitely comes up first for Latin folks I meet at the airport. They can relate because there are a lot of blue-collar individuals that feel like outsiders just by being in this country. It makes you think that living on the other side of the tracks is just a better option.”
On her style: “I can make anything sexy. I’ll wear a leather jacket and nothing underneath!”
On her past mistakes: “I had some bad moments. I partied hard. The world knew it. I feel like my growth is a progression. It’s like you’re about to fly out and head to Ibiza another year in a row and your gut’s telling you, ‘no, stay home and write.’ I go forward, and I’ve had times when I go back. Just last year I had a time where I had a bad stretch. I rebel against everything, including myself. I’m like, ‘oh no, lemme do something f—ed up now.’ But then I’m like, ‘okay, what am I doing to myself’?”
On her ideal guy: “I’m attracted to manly men. I can’t do metrosexuals who get their nails done more than me. Which is why, living in LA for eight years, you can’t blame me or not having a partner!”
[From Cosmo Latina]
Before we go any further, I do realize that persistent buzzings would have us all believe that Michelle Rodriguez is a lesbian. After all, she was photographed with and was believed to have dated Kristanna Loken several years ago, but she later denied being lesbian and expressed her love for “sausage.” So I guess she either changed her mind, or she is actually bisexual and is simply discussing her male preferences in this interview. Oh well, I mean to imply no judgment at all. I’m just a little bit disappointed that I no longer feel as free to indulge in my faux-lesbian fantasty with Michelle. Any way you frame it, the chica is pretty damn hot.
Photos courtesy of Cosmo Latina