SI Swimsuit 2015 Casting Call: Alicia Rountree
NAME: Alicia Rountree
CURRENT CITY: NYC
YEARS MODELING: 9
YOU MAY KNOW ME FROM MY WORK WITH: Heineken commercial, GUESS, Victoria's Secret, Bare Escentuals cosmetics, Buxom cosmetics, True Religion . . . (I am also a co-owner of three restaurants called Tartinery and we are doing a pop-up in Montauk this summer)
WHEN I TRAVEL I ALWAYS BRING MY . . . movie scrips for acting class and cozy sweatpants!
THE CRAZIEST THING I'VE HAD TO DO ON A SHOOT IS . . . Ski. French Alps. Bikini—imagine!?
I AM BEST KNOWN FOR MY . . . eyes/smile
WHEN I WAS YOUNGER I WAS . . . always dressing up and destroying my mom's shoes!
MY VERY FIRST SCREEN NAME WAS . . . LiLou_CooL because I loved Mila Jovovich in The Fifth Element
I FEEL SEXIEST WHEN . . . I'm in a fitted, backless dress
MY FRIENDS THINK I SPEND TOO MUCH TIME . . . pouting for a picture
MY PET IS A . . . yorkie named Ella—but I grew up with a pet lemur, donkeys, ostriches, geese and bad-tempered swans
MY BIGGEST FEAR IS . . . everything scares me! But that's what makes life exciting
THE CELEBRITY I'D DO A KISSING SCENE WITH IS . . . been there, done that :)
THE BOOK EVERYONE SHOULD READ IS . . . It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden
THE MOVIE EVERYONE SHOULD SEE IS . . . Edward Scissorhands—just want to hug Johnny Depp in that movie!
MY GO-TO KARAOKE SONG IS . . . "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper
IF I STARTED A CHARITY IT WOULD BE TO . . . help orphaned children in my hometown in Mauritius. I also work with Water-Thirst to help transform lives with clean water
THE LOOK THAT BEST DESCRIBES MY STYLE IS . . .
- Leather jacket and motorcycle boots
- T-shirt, jeans and Converse
- Chanel sunglasses and Louboutins
- Maxi dress and sandals
- Other: My levis
THE THREE ITEMS ON MY BUCKET LIST ARE . . .
- Travel around Ireland with my family as I'm of Irish descent
- Shoot for SI Swim!
- Tour South Africa
I AM . . . a morning person • not a morning person "...depends on what country I'm in"
I AM AN . . . amazing cook • O.K cook • awful cook . . .
AND THE BEST THING I MAKE IS . . . it's so simple but I make the best avocado toast :) (I add a special secret ingredient)
MY FAVORITE FOODS ARE . . . sweet • savory
I AM . . . single "...Newly! Anyone interested??!" • in a relationship • it's complicated • I'll never tell!
I AM . . . spontaneous • a planner
ONE OTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ME IS . . . I am excited to see the end result of a fitness app (ballet-inspired) that I did with my trainer Robert Brace. It should be out in the next month or so!
ALICIA IN PICTURES (full size)
ALICIA FOR HEINEKEN