MTV's Awkward. will be back with the second half of its third season starting Oct. 22, and during her appearance on today's POPSUGAR Live!, the program's star, Ashley Rickards, gave us a hint about what's to come. It's an exciting time for Ashley, who not only has her series's return to promote, but also is working on a book. Plus, Ashley just got her first-ever tattoo — and we're the first to see it!
Season three of Awkward kicked off last Tuesday, and you can already tell that big things are going to happen this season for Ashley Rickards's character, Jenna, along with the rest of the cast. Ashley stopped by our office to chat about Jenna's current "love rectangle" and the dark places the show is going to take us this season, as well as what it's like making out with both Jake and Matty. Hint: she definitely doesn't have a favorite. To find out the details on season three and hear some behind-the-scenes scoop on the cast, click play. On Allison: Bebe top, Blank NYC jeans, H&M blazer.
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I was chatting with my friends from another state for the second time via Skype. Everything was fine and fun until they proposed truth or dare. I chose truth and they chose dare so I dared them, the two guys, to peck on the lips. (There are 4 guys there.)
Anyways, after the one guy that I never knew until that night dared me to take off my shirt. It made things REALLY REALLY awkward. The only good part of the story is that the guy I have been digging on (despite the fact he lives so far away) was like, "No man I'd feel like a douche. Plus she's like my friend! I'm going to leave the room if she does it."
But I did not flash them because that would have been very weird. Anyway, the conversation died after I stalled for time and said no. It was complete silence so I quickly escaped! The guy that I said I was digging on, messaged me apologizing after. I don't even know how to react to this situation? Could I ever Skype with them again after this awkward occurrence? I need advice and input people!
Oh, I sat through the whole thing! Me and a bottle of sparkling rosé, taking notes (literally) of every awkward, lovely, funny, and embarrassing moment of the Oscars. There were lots of uncomfortable cuts to the celebrity-packed audience. And lots of James Franco looking like he was prepping for his next film 420 Hours (he was probably just thinking up his next tweet). But we also saw much loveliness, graciousness, and humor — I wish I could fit it all here.
We always hang out, the last time he came shopping with me and he didn't have to, he just came along. I really enjoy hanging out with him and we have great conversations and I can talk to him for hours. We get along great, and everyone thinks we should date, the problem? I'm just not attracted to him.
I'm a single girl always complaining about how difficult it is to find someone, so I feel bad that there is someone right in front of me, but I feel weird thinking about being in a relationship with him. I feel that I should just avoid him, but he asked me to hang out next week . . . I said sure.
I also feel like I'm using him because he does a lot for me, and I don't do anything for him, and I don't want to be in the way of him finding someone he can really be with, because he may be thinking that one of these days I'll confess my love for him. Has anyone been in this situation? What should I do?
A few years ago she asked me to be in her wedding party (before she was engaged . . . two years later she finally paid for half of her own ring and is now engaged), and I said sure, because . . . well how do you say no, right? Well, I got engaged at the beginning of 2010, and my fiance and I planned right from the start to not have our wedding until June 2012. A week after we became engaged she asked if she was in my bridal party. I said, " . . . . yessss." ACK! I know. I just couldn't say no.
Now I don't know how to fix this. This girl drives me insane, I don't want her to be part of our special day. I want it to be about us, and our very closest friends. How do I tell her I don't want her as a bridesmaid? Can I even do that? It's a toss-up — suck it up because I said yes, and forever regret it, or potentially cause a huge falling out and drama in our circle of friends?
I realize how juvenile this sounds, I really do. And I know if I had any backbone I would have just said no in the first place, but I suffer from anxiety and disappointing people can lead to near panic attacks for me.
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