You’d think that because Rashida Jones is the daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton that she would have had sort of a special childhood. Probably one full of sips of champagne and big cigars and sunglasses, and fancy, I don’t know, pens? Lots of fancy pens when she went to school? Who knows. But that’s the general idea that always came to mind whenever I thought about Rashida Jones’ childhood. But it turns out that she actually had a childhood not unlike many of ours! Just totally normal. Pretty BORING, actually, if you ask me. For example, here is an anecdote about hanging out with Michael Jackson, from her interview in Playboy:
Later, we’d go out on the town together. He always wore those surgical masks. Once, my sister, Michael, Emmanuel Lewis and I got in a car with Super Soakers and went by a movie theater and supersoaked the hell out of people waiting in line. They had no idea they’d just been supersoaked by the King of Pop.
Yep, that sounds about right. Except sometimes we’d use water balloons, but they never really worked as well as the Super Soakers. Michael would always be like, “Aw, c’mon, just let’s try the balloons one more time.” And I’d be like, “MICHAEL. You remember what happened last time? They didn’t really work that well!” But Emmanuel would be like, “I don’t know, I kind of like the idea of a water balloon — it’s just classic, you know?” And I’d just have to be like, “FINE.” Feel free to share your MJ water prank memories in the comments. (Via Huffington Post.)