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Things I’ve Never Asked Carmen About Growing Up in a Theater Family, Her Dating Habits, and More!

Welcome to Things I’ve Never Asked! In this A+ series, we ask people we’re close to questions we genuinely don’t know the answers to! Here, Nico interviews Carmen about her childhood, her dating history, her plans for the future and more!

Interview has been edited for length and clarity.

Nico: Hey, it's good to see your face.

Carmen: Okay. I am still only partially dressed, but I am dressed enough.

Nico: It's totally fine. This is not going to be the-

Carmen: Oh, your tattoo is so cool.

How did I not understand what was such an obvious thing? For some reason I was like, oh yeah, we're not going to be on video. That's great. I'm going to continue to be in my bra. I've pinned back my hair and I put a sweater on.


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Nico Hall is Autostraddle's and For Them's Membership Editorial and Ops Dude, and has been working in membership and the arts for over a decade. They write nonfiction both creative and the more straightforward variety, too, as well as fiction. They are currently at work on a secret project. Nico is also haunted. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram. Here's their website, too.

Nico has written 226 articles for us.