Interview With My Ex-Girlfriend: El

Welcome to Interviews With My Ex-Girlfriend, in which Autostraddle writers get back in touch with their ex-girlfriends to ask them Five Simple Questions:

How long did we date?
Why did we break up?
What did you learn from our relationship?
What do you miss most about me?
Would you invite me to your wedding (why/why not)?

Dannielle: We’re trying to figure out right now when we met.

El: The way I remember it is that we dated for about four months, ten years ago. Is that right?

Dannielle: Yeah.

El: And we broke up because you were highly negligent of me as a girlfriend.

Dannielle: Because you cheated on me.

El: Because you were highly negligent of me as a girlfriend!

Dannielle: No! Not before you cheated on me! We had a blast before you cheated on me!

El: What?

Dannielle: We did. We went to Belize, we went to New York.

El: Oh yeah, that was all fun.

Dannielle: We had fun, like, putting each other in our top eight on Myspace...

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Dannielle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Performance, and spent three years in Chicago studying improv and sketch comedy (that’s where the funny comes from). During that time she was also teaching drama to kids ages 8 – 18. Dannielle is the creator of Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber, was the runner-up to be the first ever MTVTJ (twitter jockey), ran social media for Virgin Mobile on the Lady Gaga Monster Ball Tour, and starred as Justin Bieber in Not Another Celebrity Movie. She believes herself to be a “stellar problem solver,” has the ability to see both sides of the situation #libra, and gets her dance moves from her dad.

Dannielle has written 12 articles for us.