LAist Interview with Trishelle of The Real World
Trishelle Cannatella is our favorite Real World cast member even though we just discovered her last name. Yes we love her even moreso than Puck, but that's probably because even through the tv screen we can tell that if we met him he would probably reek and snort a nose rocket at us, whereas Trishelle would probably stumble into our arms and give us a real sweet hug.
We loved her in the Surreal Life, we loved her in Fear Factor, we loved her in Playboy, we loved her in Stuff, we loved her in the Lingerie Bowl, and we are loving her in the new Real World Vegas where they brought everyone back to the suite of the crime(s).
And we plan on loving her in the movie Ninja Cheerleaders where she seems to play a cheerleader, stripper, crime fighter of some sort. Who knows, who cares, it stars Trishelle and George Takei who we love too, so how bad could it really be. OK, don't answer that.
Anyways, when our pal Shabooty told us that he had scored an interview with Trishelle as she is begining to do publicity for the film, as well as for Real World, we asked him if we could post half on LAist and half on his site. And because he rules, he said mais oui, which is French for Anything for LAist.
Shabooty for LAist: What made you apply for your initial stint on the Real World?
Trishelle Cannatella: I was actually at a club and some MTV people were doing some open casting calls. I didnt know it at the time, but a really hot guy who I had been talking to that night at the club actually worked for MTV and he was the one that brought auditioning to my attention. It was my friends though that actually convinced me to go for it.
What was on your audition tape?
Lol Me...actually I just talked about myself and showed some things I did on a typical weekend
If I was the show's producer, what one characteristic do you think would help me easily pick you to be on the show (aside from being easy on the eyes)?
My dorkiness....yes definitely my dorkiness. People always think Im really laid back, cool, and a crazy partier (not that I'm denying it) but they dont really know what a HUGE dork I am. Its always surprising to people.
This might be an asshole question but --how many Real Worlders have you jumped in the sack with?
EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM!!!!. No actually ummm....its not as many as people like to think. Honestly theres been Stephen (of course) and 2 others.