Judge Jeanine Pirro: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Judge Jeanine Pirro
Judge Jeanine Pirro Fox

She loves to cook and always carries something very surprising in her purse! Judge Jeanine Pirro, 65, who hosts the new show You the Jury premiering  Friday, April 7 at 9 p.m. on Fox, exclusively shared 25 things we didn’t know about her with Us Weekly.

1. I once had two pigs who lived in a pig house.

2. I grew up working in a dairy, back when they used to milk cows manually.

3. I played a judge on Law & Order: SVU.

4. I decided when I was 6 years old to be a lawyer and never changed my mind!

5. I once watched a calf being born, and they pulled it out with ropes.

6. I launched the first Domestic Violence Unit in the U.S. in 1978.

7. I’m a shoe nut!

8. I never sleep.

9. I am a SoulCycle addict.

10. I love to cook. I love to cook any dish that brings people together.

11. I always carry a copy of the Constitution in my purse!

12. I always add Junior Mints to popcorn so I’m never sure if salt or sugar is coming.

13. My favorite movie is To Kill a Mockingbird. It has all of the trappings of a courtroom.

14. The strongest person in my life is my mother.

15. I used to ballet dance.

16.  I love to binge watch Billions — I love it because it’s about the U.S. attorney in the Southern District.

17. One of my favorite books is Gone With the Wind.

18. I’m always exercising. I used to be a runner; I spin, lift weights, work out with a trainer.

19. Meeting Richard Harris made me starstruck.

20. I am an animal lover.

21. I have two standard poodles — Sir Lancelot and Mikimoto — I swear they are smarter than I am and could drive my car.

22. My dogs roll the windows down themselves when they want to bark at other dogs.

23. My first car was a Triumph TR6, British racing green.

24. Egypt’s desert is my favorite place on earth.

15. When I was a kid, my mom used to have me wash our neighbor Mrs. Fleming’s hair because she couldn’t lift her arm.

You the Jury premieres Friday, April 7 at 9 p.m. EST on Fox.

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