Interview With My Ex-Girlfriend: Pate

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: Before we start... are you wearing three shirts?
Pate: I’m wearing four if you include the jean jacket. It’s cold here!
Dannielle: I’m in Los Angeles where it’s always perfect. Okay. First question: how long did we date?
Pate: We were together for approximately two years I think? Is that wrong?
Dannielle: I always say a year and a half.
Pate: It was from 2007 to 2009.
Dannielle: Oh my God, you’re totally right. Yeah. Holy shit, we dated for so long! Aww, that’s so sweet.
Pate: It is sweet. But you were gone most of the time!
Dannielle: Yeah, I know. But then you moved to Chicago and so we broke up. Okay: why did we b...

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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.