Lorraine Toussaint all the time wants a correct cup of tea. That’s why the Trinidadian-American actress, 58, carries PG Tips tea and a can of evaporated milk. “I’m sort of a Brit,” jokes the star of NBC’s The Village.
The mother of Samara, 14 (with Michael Tomlinson), pours out her Louis Vuitton bag for Us.
“I carry a really outdated and beaten-up script binder that Burt Reynolds gave me a few years in the past once we had been capturing [1989’s] Breaking In. It’s my fortunate script binder! He was such a mentor of mine.”
“I’m studying the brand new Deborah Harkness novel Time’s Convert. Oh my God, I’m studying it so slowly [because] I don’t need it to finish.”
“My wallet could be very uncommon. It’s an automatic one the place I flick a change and my playing cards pop up. I’ve my mom’s ID from when she was 22 in there. She’s like my angel watching over me.”
“I’ve my Montblanc pen I gave myself for my 40th birthday. It’s basic, in black with silver.”
“My iPhone is in a LifeProof case. I drop my cellphone all over the place and [the case] must be waterproof and shatterproof. I would like that.”
What else is in Toussaint’s bag? A pair of Ray-Bans; black gloves and a hat; Bose SoundSport Free wireless earphones; ballet slippers; fuzzy socks; an iPad professional; a Clinique foundation; MAC lipsticks in Chili and Diva; a MAC lip pencil in Chestnut; a MAC Studio Fix powder; a Ben Nye Topaz Luxury Powder; a Lancôme mascara; a L’occitane hand cream; a chocolate chip Clif bar; a Ralph’s card; a Brooklyn Fare card; a Target card; cash from Trinidad; Euros; receipts; photos of her daughter and husband; hair ties; magnifying glasses; almonds; an apple; a Yeti Rambler in pink; a leather-based brown tassel keychain from Fiji and a Tiffany & Co. Heart Ring keychain.
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