Tina Fey Covers 'Vogue' March 2010
On normal girls: “I feel like I represent normalcy in some way. What are your choices today in entertainment? People either represent youth, power, or sexuality. And then there’s me, carrying normalcy. (pauses) Me and Rachael Ray.”
On America’s weight issues: “People will say, ‘Oh, fashion magazines are so bad, they’re giving girls a negative message’—but we’re also the fattest country in the world, so it’s not like we’re all looking at fashion magazines and not eating. Maybe it just starts a shame cycle: I’m never going to look like that model, so… Chicken McNuggets it is! And conversely, I don’t look at models who are crazy skinny and think I want to look like that, because a lot of them are gigantic, with giant hands and giant feet.”
On wearing hand-me-downs: (When she was in grade school, a cousin gave her some hand-me-downs that included a “colonial-lady” Halloween costume.) “It consisted of a bonnet and a burlap apron and a long skirt. And I would just wear it sometimes after school. As an outfit… It was the Bicentennial! People were excited!”
Read the full Tina cover story at Vogue.com!