Saturday 20 January 2018

The loves of my life: Ruth O'Neill, entertainment reporter

Ruth O'Neill. Photo: Kip Carroll
Ruth O'Neill. Photo: Kip Carroll

The entertainment reporter on the loves of her life, including her understanding parents.

The person

My parents. I don't know how they put up with me!

The memory

Every time I went to Coachella music festival when I lived in LA. The music, the weather, the fashion, the people you meet at it . . . it makes me happy just thinking about those weekends

The moment of the day

When I wake up first thing in the morning and feel excited about what might happen that day

The song

Let's Dance by David Bowie

The movie

Any movie by Woody Allen

The hero

My grandfather from Poland, who fought in World War II

The book

Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

The outfit

Paige skinny jeans and a T-shirt

The accessory

My Gucci Soho Disco bag. It's glued to me!

The gadget

My iPhone

The pet hate

When people are flaky. It drives me crazy!

The friend

I have about six solid best friends who mean everything to me

The beauty product

La Roche-Posay skincare products and Nars concealer

The holiday

Island-hopping in Greece one summer during college with a group of girlfriends. It was wild!

The piece of advice

If you don't ask, the answer will always be no

The drink

Jameson whiskey, on the rocks

The hotel

The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs, California

The bar

The Blind Dragon in Los Angeles

The hobby


The part of my body

My skin

The celebrity

Kanye West

The virtue


The vice

Being too hard on myself - according to my dad!

The smell


The taste

Fresh coffee

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