25 Things You Don’t Know About Me: Zooey Deschanel

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Zooey Deschanel, 31, (New Girl airs on Fox Tuesdays at 9 P.M.) shares the 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly.

1. I accidentally entered a beauty pageant.

2. I hate camping, but I love summer camp.

3. I took three years off from acting and toured with my band, She & Him.

4. I used to dress up like a princess to do my homework.

5. I have had brown hair and bangs since I was 2. One year I dyed it blonde, which felt so weird.

6. I drove my mom's old Volvo until just a few years ago.

7. I had a party at the American Girl store — recently.

8. I love coffee. I mean, I really love coffee.

9. I am always early to work but sometimes late to other things.

10. I started a comedy website for females, with my friends Sophia and Molly, called HelloGiggles.

11. I know This is Spinal Tap by heart.

12. I am really competitive at board games.

13. I talk to my mom every day.

14. I love work more than vacations.

15. I love pictures of people's dogs.

16. I am pretty crafty. I like to bake.

17. I hate papaya.

18. I use scrunchies. Don't judge. 

19. I love pajamas.

20. I am a true blue music nerd.

21. I love cereal.

22. Pastoralia by George Saunders is one of my favorite novels.

23. I have bows painted on my toenails.

24. I took six years of tap-dancing lessons.

25. My first acting job was as Little Red Riding Hood.

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