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Lucy Lawless shares little-known facts about herself - including why she hates cricket bread

The things you don't know about a person!

Like the friendship books of our teen years (think '80s - our favourite era - here), Lucy lets us in on some of her best-kept secrets and opinions about important things like food.
My typical week...
I don't have a routine except when I'm working. Then I am told what time to get up, what I'm wearing, when to eat and go home. I'm a slave to the schedule, but I love it.
If I could live off one food, it would be…
I love the taste of toasted nori. I would prefer seaweed to be the food of the future, rather than crickets. I used to feed crickets to the lizards my little boys had when they were growing up in Los Angeles. It was disgusting to have to feed the food to the lizards – and the smell made me gag. To this day, cricket bread makes my stomach turn.
My hidden talent is…
Whistling. My dad was a whistler and I adored him, so I guess I developed that skill early.
The person I'd most love to interview is…
Anthony de Mello, Indian Catholic priest and motivational speaker. He is a huge inspiration to me.
My favourite cocktail...
Harvey Wallbanger - so '80s!
The city I'd love to live in is…
Somewhere in Italy.
If i could raid one person's wardrobe it would be...
Iris Apfel
The movie I've watched the most in my life...
The Godfather trilogy. If I'm flicking through the channels, I can't go past any of the Godfathers.'
If I was a billionaire I would...
Plant a billion trees.
My last supper would be…
Burrata with tomatoes, basil and olive oil with balsamic.
The funniest person I've met is…
Bruce Campbell.

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