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"since then i have stoped being so insistant on doing my own stuff.... i don't wanna get killed" -- ben on going though
a real glass window by accident on the set of THE OC.
"You look around thinking, 'Wow, look at all the pretty animals,' and then when one opens its mouth and speaks,
you're like 'Holy [cow], the monkey's talking to me!'"
That's Benjamin McKenzie, star of Fox TV's big hit,
The O.C. McKenzie is brooding-to-the-max on his show, almost never cracking a smile and looking generally tormented. Female
fans adore him. Who needs a happy camper? He also tells Andrew Goldman of Elle that he is looking for a woman with "the
biting sarcasm and world-weariness of Janeane Garofalo. And Martha Stewart's talent for organization - my apartment's a mess."
"The girls keep trying to set me up...its very strange ..I mean we go to these gatherings and they introduce me to someone
'Ben here is so and so' and just walk off and... I don't know what to do...I'm a nice guy.. why...why me...i shouldn't have
a problem" -Ben Mckenzie talking about being set up with girls "Late show with Letterman"
"I've always been kind of a loner. Continue to be. So, in that sense, Ryan and I are the same. I played football in Texas,
but I didn't really hang out with the jocks. I did honors courses, but I didn't hang out with those kids, either. I sort of
had my own group I hung with occasionally, but I've always been kind of by myself."
"I had one year of struggle. My parents were always there, but I didn't want to rely on them. Now it's moving pretty fast.
I'm not rich, but obviously this is fantastic. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoe box anyway."
"I had sort of an F-you vibe. Everyone else had come to audition and kissed the asses of [producers] McG and Doug Liman--which
they should in a sense, because they're so accomplished. But I just didn't. I went in and did my thing, and I don't know,
I guess they liked it."
"On the weekends, we sing karaoke together, and we go to bars, and watch movies, and do all the normal stuff kids do together.
It's really cool to have that kind of group around you all the time, that you actually like being around. Oh, and I'd like
to mention that Rachel's suggestion for karaoke was "I'm Too Sexy," which Adam and I reluctantly - and I emphasize reluctantly
-- agreed to sing. Adam and I were gonna sing "Here I Go Again" by Whitesnake, but they closed before we had a chance. So
we went with "I'm Too Sexy," which is quite an entertaining and enjoyable song to go with, really. "--- Ben on hanging out
with the cast of the oc.
"I'll tell you what my type is overall: No physical type whatsoever, but personality-wise I'd say I look for someone who's
intelligent first of all, confident but not arrogant, easy to be around, a good sense of humor."--- Ben on his type of girl