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'Who Do You Think You Are?' Sneak Peek: Rashida Jones' Sad Family Past

"Parks and Recreation" funny lady Rashida Jones is taking on a more serious role: Tracing her family's roots on "Who Do You Think You Are?"...
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Rashida Jones And Jimmy Fallon Made Beautiful Holiday-Themed Parody Music Together

Entertainment / Television : Warming Glow (2 years ago)

That delectable slice of pie known as Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, to sing some songs with Fallon and the Roots. Like Weird Al and food before them, Jones & Co. turned ... Read Post

Should We Care About Michelle Obama's Slave Roots? [Family Ties]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (5 years ago)

The New York Times traced the first lady's family tree and found that her great-great-great-grandmother, Melvinia Shields, was a slave who was raped by a white man. This is news why? The story of Ms. Shields is not a terribly uplift... Read Post

‘Parks and Recreation’: Did you know RZA auditioned to be Leslie Knope?

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (5 years ago)

Well, if you believe this hilarious little short, hosted by the Roots’ Questlove and posted on Ha! The randomness of this is too much — just like Parks & Recreation itself! I love when RZA runs into Amy Poehler, who ... Read Post

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