Arts & Entertainment


Lauren Factor, a captain of the varsity squad and 5th year cheerleader at George Mason High, gets grilled by the News Press’ Alex Prewitt, talking about pop culture, cheerleadings, and the Real FC.


Who should play you in a movie of your life?

            A: Katie Holmes. I guess she sort of looks like me

Last CD you bought or downloaded?

            A: Paris Hilton’s new CD

Favorite thing to do when not in school or cheerleading?

            A; Go shopping at Abercrombie and Fitch

Favorite Movie?

            A: Malibu’s Most Wanted

Any Pre-Compeititon Ritual?

            A: Our Coach buys us new socks. All matching new socks for us to wear. I guess that’s a ritual.

Most spent on a purse?

            A: $350

Justin Timberlake or Brad Pitt?

            A: Justin Timberlake

Favorite comfort food?

            A: Cookie dough…Those Pillsbury sugar cookie cut outs.

Superhero power you’d most like to have?

            A: Turning back time

Favorite Part about being a cheerleader?

            A: Competition

What’s under your bed right now?

            A: Books, a lot of other stuff, mainly books.

Any other things you’d like to add?

            A: We should have a show called the Real FC on MTV, and it would be just like Laguna Beach.