Gina Rodriguez Shares Her Worst Dating Experience: ‘You Can’t Buy Me!’

Oh, no, he didn’t! Like pretty much all adults, Gina Rodriguez has had her share of bad dates. The Jane the Virgin star recently sat down with Us Weekly Video to dish on one that left a particularly unpleasant impression.

“My worst dating experience is this guy: He took me to this restaurant and kept telling me about how much money he had and how he was paying for dinner,” the Golden Globe–winning actress, 31, recalled to Us. “All I wanted to do was say, ‘I could pay for dinner, dude.’ Like, you can’t buy me!”

Gina Rodriguez
Gina Rodriguez

As bad as that night out was, the star of the upcoming film Sticky Notes tells Us that she’s also had some great dates.

“I had the best first date a few years ago,” she said. “He took me to the Santa Monica hills and brought his computer and he brought milk and cookies. We watched a movie overlooking the ocean, and it was really awesome, and it probably cost him $3.25.”

The Chicago native, who is currently dating House of Lies actor Ben Schwartz, also shares some of her beauty tips — perfect for any date! — in the new issue of Us Weekly, which is on newsstands now. “My mom says to be as close to the way you normally look on dates so a guy falls in love with the woman you’re going to be most of the time,” she advises.

To get the actress’ tips for gorgeous and effortless date-night looks, watch the video above!

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