Rachel McAdams Is a Natural Couch Potato

Rachel McAdams

updated 12/16/2009 AT 10:00 AM ET

originally published 12/17/2009 AT 12:00 PM ET

She may be a big-name movie star, but in an ideal world, Rachel McAdams would be on the other side of the screen.

“1995, on a sofa,” she tells Vogue’s January issue when asked about her perfect day. “I grew up watching so much television. I was really into soap operas. I’d begin with Days of our Lives, then Another World, and finish off with General Hospital. And before dinner I’d watch <em>Oprah</em>.”

In fact, it was a wonder McAdams, 31, passed high school at all, she says.

“I would fake sick all the time to the point where I’d convince myself I was sick,” the star of Sherlock Holmes says. “In high school I really didn’t pay attention. I took the bare minimum to get by.”
Michael Y. Park


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