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Overheard in L.A.: Why We're Sleeping With Our Exes

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Trader Joe's, the valet line and the juicery.

Overheard of the Week
Twenty-something woman: "You know how a few weekends ago it was incredibly hot out? Well I slept with an ex because I wanted to use a pool... So LA of me and totally worth it."
In Franklin Village via @Sarah_Oestreich

Drunken Confessions
Man to Robert Pattinson: "Hey Robert, i just wanted to say that I'm a big fan of yours. I didn't read any if the books like some faggot but you're really good, big fan."
At Roosevelt's valet at 2:45 am via @Sarah_Oestreich

Drunk Cliff Notes
Random drunk woman to her companions: "What is the great Gatsby?"
(a few seconds later)
Random drunk woman: "Siri, what is the great Gatsby?"
At Hamburger Hamlet via Caroline An Stockstill

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"I love his little meth face."
via @erinjennings

Chronic Condition
Woman: None for me, I'm allergic to alcohol.
Server: You're allergic to alcohol?
Woman: Yeah, I might break out in handcuffs.
via @ClassicPhill

Okay No One In L.A. Is Sober
"I've got to take it reaaaaal easy today...I'm on prettay STRONG VICODIN."
via @Potasnik

Social Media Tragedy
"I did not post my throwback Thursday picture. Oh fuck."
via @JennHoffman

Throwback Thursday
Drunken neighbor: "Livejournal is still around? I put a picture of my belly piercing on Livejournal and I was grounded for two fucking months."
In West Hollywood via Sharon Knolle

Line In The Sand
"I don't think I can date someone who likes Maroon 5."
In Echo Park via @wrappedinRED

"He's not gay, he does yoga."
via @chelseakarst

Rich People Blahbetty-Blah
"This is the first Longchamp bag I bought in Antigua. Usually I get them in St. Martin."
At the movies via @ElDresser

Rich People Blahbetty-Blah 2
"Well, the blue lamp was only $1200."
On Melrose via @rhombergerer

Culinary Catastrophe
On McDonald's Egg White McMuffin: "It's like wearing someone else's underwear. It just doesn't feel right."
via @losangelista

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Be Afraid
"Bitch, I will life-coach the shit out of you! I'm really good."
via @GregWalloch

Hipster 1: "I hate people who don't buy fair trade coffee."
Hipster 2: "It's like drinking blood diamonds."
At Trader Joe's via @deSouza_palooza

"I just want to get home so I can watch Arrested Development."
During a Southwest Airlines cattle call via @TVTherapy

Real Housewives, Indeed
"Larry bought her a BMW so she loves him again."
In Brentwood via @LarryJohnMcN

Aspiring Real Housewives
"I can tell all the women at this bar are trying to find a husband.. They're all wearing silk halter tops from Banana Republic."
via @bexmarie

Days Of Our Lives
"OMG, look how many people liked my Instagram? This is the best day ever!"
At Street Food Cinema via @AshleyLauren809

"I'm gonna get a tattoo. But I'm doing it in Hebrew, so maybe my mom won't be as mad."
via @susanorlean

You Mean, Pacifically? (Groan)
"Hey man, what body of water is this?"
At Venice Beach via @rachegoblue

Don't Believe The Hype
"You could put truffle on cat shit and it would still taste amazing."
via @mollishka

Eye Roll
"I stopped drinking rum when I moved back from Barbados..."
Overheard at the Juice Stand downtown via LAist comments

Some People Have All The Fun
"My therapist told my parents I didn't have to get a job. This summer is going to be awesome!"
Outside Amoeba via Kamille Dixon

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