The ‘Parks & Recreation’ group chat is a spot we’d prefer to be! Actress Retta dished on the solid’s reactions to the viral Leslie Knope memes throughout Inauguration & extra!
If you happen to’re lacking Parks & Recreation, which went off the air in 2015, then we’ve bought a serious replace for you! Sadly, it isn’t a reboot, however it’s some secrets and techniques from the solid group chat from none aside from Retta, herself! The actress, who performed Donna within the beloved present, spoke to HollywoodLife.com in partnership with Jameson, and revealed the solid continues to be regularly involved. “We have now our notorious group textual content, so all of us speak just about as soon as per week,” Retta instructed HL in an EXCLUSIVE interview. “After which all of us speak for everybody’s birthday, youngsters birthdays and that kind of factor. Or, when a humorous reminiscence pops up on our iPhone reminders, we’re all the time sending photos and memes, issues like that.”
Recall, throughout Joe Biden‘s inauguration, followers have been reminded of Parks & Rec‘s main woman, Leslie Knope, and her infatuation (and main crush) on the now president. The memes have been infinite, with one Twitter consumer writing, “Joe Biden is the primary actor from Parks and Recreation to turn out to be the President of the USA.” One other joked, “BREAKING : blonde lady, recognized as Leslie Knope, faints at joe bidens inauguration.”
Feeling somewhat like Leslie Knope on this pic in the present day: pic.twitter.com/Bx8ZIiSq6P
— Nora Dominick (@noradominick) January 20, 2021
Retta confirmed that the Parks & Rec solid noticed and appreciated the memes. “Oh yeah, we positively mentioned all that!” she laughed. “We shared all of the memes that got here up. We have been like, Leslie and Amy are excited!”
The Good Ladies actress additionally spoke to HL about her partnership with Jameson Whiskey, simply in time for St. Patrick’s Day! “Principally, since we have been cheated out of St. Patty’s Day final yr, Jameson needs to ensure individuals get to have a good time somewhat extra this yr, however safely,” she defined.
Retta, together with Joe Lo Truglio star in a St. Patrick’s Day PSA to let everybody know that Jameson Irish Whiskey shall be paying 1,000 followers to take day without work from their every day grind to allow them to safely have a good time “St. Patrick’s Day Time Off” (SPTO) this yr! All these impressed by Retta and Joe Lo’s motivational messages can pledge to take a #JamesonSPTO the place they’ll obtain a particular Drizly code and enter to be among the many 1,000 individuals to win $50.00 to make use of for St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Every winner may even see $50.00 of their title go to the Restaurant Employee’s Neighborhood Basis (RWCF), a $50,000 contribution on high of $150,000 the model is donating to the advocacy and nonprofit.