Rashida Jones is a riot. I fell in love with her on The Office and since then, she’s been pure gold. I adore her on Parks and Recreation with Amy Poehler. And now Rashida is burning up the pages of the latest issue of GQ with her sexy self, talking about her career and her role in Our Idiot Brother.
“A question I get asked a lot is ‘What is it like to play the straight guy all the time?’ And I’m totally okay with it,” she says. “I’ll never be the person doing a cartwheel and landing with my skirt over my head. That’s just not who I am.” Her job on Parks and Recreation, which just wrapped up a breakthrough third season, is to provide an occasionally flustered, frequently perplexed center of gravity for the local government lunatics in her orbit. “Every week,” she says, “someone on that show will tickle me in a new and fun way. Wow, that sounds really bad. Please put that next to a topless picture of me in GQ.”
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