July 21, 2010

STACKS LIVE CHAT: Joey King from Ramona and Beezus

_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi, everyone! Thanks for joining our chat with Joey King! We’ll be starting at 6:00 pm ET, but you can start sending in your questions for Joey now if you want. We’ll hold onto them until it’s time to get going.
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi, guys! If you’re signed in as a Guest, make sure to log in so you can submit your questions for Joey! Just click the blue “Sign In” link in the upper left corner.
_Carly_H_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi Everyone. We are going to start letting through hello messages.
_Carly_H_Stacks_Staffer_: We will be holding all questions for Joey until 6.
_cupcakeandicecream_: hello everyone
_coraline fan_101_: hello
_smartgirl384_: Hi Sonja
_KayKayz_: I cannot wait!
_RAR1999_: hi
_Dede9001_: hi!!! this is my first chat!!
_RAR1999_: hello
_EMRUSH2002_: hi
_KayKayz_: Hello everybody!
_EMRUSH2002_: hi
_RAR1999_: i can’t wait
_fearlessbrain_: YAY!
_girls are smart_: hi
_Joslyn._: I can’t wait either! (:
_awsumkid1_: hi
_stargrace_: hey guys!!!
_Joslyn._: It’s my first chat too!
_smartgirl384_: i can’t wait to chat with Joey King
_Dede9001_: i can’t wait!!!!!
_fearlessbrain_: this is exciting!
_KayKayz_: @dede9001 me to
_cupcakeandicecream_: yay! joey is coming soon! yay!
_RAR1999_: @dede9001 are you excited
_girls are smart_: hello boys and girls
_EMRUSH2002_: good dede9001
_Joslyn._: Same!
_Hanmon23_: this is my first chat I remembered, Dede9001!
_EMRUSH2002_: 2nd chat
_KayKayz_: i have read all the books and ramona my favorite fictional character
_girls are smart_: can’t wait for joey king
_cupcakeandicecream_: it is my first chat too!
_RAR1999_: me ethier. for my bday i hope to see the movie
_CaMi.R_: I love joey and have been waiting a year to see this movie i can’t wait!!!!
_stargrace_: few more minutes!
_smartgirl384_: @dede9001 i can’t wait either
_EMRUSH2002_: soo what ya doing
_EMRUSH2002_: what ya doing
_Hanmon23_: @girls are smart, I can’t either!
_RAR1999_: i’m like jumping for joy
_smartgirl384_: this is my first chat
_Hanmon23_: cool cupcakeandicecream!
_Dede9001_: this is random but in order to keep ourselves busy what is your fave colour?? mine is blue, black, purple, and green!! oh and red!!!
_fearlessbrain_: the movie is gonna be awesome!
_EMRUSH2002_: hey
_KayKayz_: @ rar1999 happy birthday
_Katalina_Paco97_: hi is my first chat too
_Hanmon23_: I’ve been a member for almost 2 years and I’ve forgotten about every one!
_Joslyn._: brb
_stargrace_: @smartgirl384 me too i’m so excited
_JoeyKingOfficialFan_: I Can’t Wait Either! I am So Excited
_RAR1999_: lime green and orange
_Hanmon23_: dede9001-red!
_KayKayz_: @dede9001 purple!
_fearlessbrain_: hello!
_EMRUSH2002_: dede9001
_smartgirl384_: @dede9001 my fav colors are purple and green
_RAR1999_: @kayKayz thanks
_EMRUSH2002_: -blue and pink
_smartgirl384_: i only read 1 of the books
_P3rox_: My fave colors r pink green and purple
_fearlessbrain_: my first chat!
_RAR1999_: do y’all think y’all act like ramona
_cheer4life10_: yay! when’s joey coming on?
_cupcakeandicecream_: brb. got to eat dinner!
_smartgirl384_: @ stargrace cool username
_Hanmon23_: hi, fearlessbrain
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi, everyone! We’ll get started in just a few minutes! Keep those questions coming!
_EMRUSH2002_: can’t wait
_cheer4life10_: I Love Joey King!
_JoeyKingOfficialFan_: @Cheer4life10 at 6
_KayKayz_: @rar1999 welcome
_fearlessbrain_: ramona is awesome!
_P3rox_: i can’t wait!
_girls are smart_: hi guys
_EMRUSH2002_: can’t wait
_fearlessbrain_: hi!
_Katalina_Paco97_: OMG i’m soooo excited
_RAR1999_: @girlsaresmart hi
_RAR1999_: i’m soooo excited
_rdeok_: I can’t what til the movie comes
_girls are smart_: can’t wait
_smartgirl384_: only at least 3 minutes left!!!!
_RAR1999_: @rdeok me ethier
_stonefairy_: I’m excited too
_RAR1999_: i cant wait either,emrush2002
_rocker01_: i LOVE live chats
_Hanmon23_: me too, rdeok!
_EMRUSH2002_: i can’t wait
_Hanmon23_: omg you’re right smartgirl384!
_smartgirl384_: 1 minute!!!!!!!!!!!
_RAR1999_: yay
_Hanmon23_: ah!
_Dewdrop208_: Looks like lotso people are here!! XD
_rocker01_: 1 more minute
_girls are smart_: smartgirl1384 be my friend on my profile
_fearlessbrain_: commercial about the movie going on right now!
_Dede9001_: yea!!! i minute!!
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Okay, everyone, time to get started!
_KayKayz_: oooooo! come on! i can’t wait
_EMRUSH2002_: can’t wait
_Dewdrop208_: I’m psyched!
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Thanks for joining our chat with the fabulous Joey King, who plays Ramona in the new “Ramona and Beezus” movie coming out this Friday, July 23rd.
_cupcakeandicecream_: yay!
_Ramona Q_: hi i’m joey king
_JoeyKingOfficialFan_: Joey What was Your Favourite Part About Filming Ramona and beezus Besides making new friends?
_Ramona Q_: my favorite part besides making new friends was the water fight scene!!!!
_Ramona Q_: i’m like ramona in some ways but also have differences and i’m like beezus in some ways too
_LoveCheese_: Your birthday is coming up soon (Happy Birthday in advance!). What are your plans for that day?
_Ramona Q_: my plans for my birthday is on july 30th which is my birthday my sis haley isn’t gonna be here so i’ll do something small like got to Roscoe’s chicken and waffles and then when haley gets back i’m gonna go to Six Flags
_Hermione524_: Joey – have you read all of the books in the Ramona series? Which one’s your favorite?
_Ramona Q_: i have read all the ramona books but i can’t pick a favorite because they’re all so good!!
_CaMi.R_: What was the audition like?
_Ramona Q_: well there wasn’t just 1 there were many but the first time i went in i was too young but then the next time they called me i was the right age and then they kept on calling me back and then i went into a screen test which is where they film you for real and then i got the job!
_LoveCheese_: What’s your favorite animal?
_Ramona Q_: i’d have to say a zebra because they’re so pretty!
_silver17_: what’s your favorite color?
_Ramona Q_: well it changes ALL the time but right now it’s neon green.
_smartgirl384_: random but what is ur fav book
_Ramona Q_: well i don’t have a favorite book or a favorite book series but i’m reading 1 called the (The Bald Headed Princess)
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Hi everyone. I just have to interrupt to say that Joey is wearing the most beautiful dress!
_Big Gorilla_: @_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_ What kind?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: @big gorilla The dress is a really pretty blue with a taffeta skirt and a beautiful white ribbon.
_LoveCheese_: You always look stunning on the Red Carpet. I absolutely loved the blue dress you wore today for the premiere. How do you choose the outfits you’re going to wear for the different events?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: @lovecheese I agree! She looks beautiful!
_Ramona Q_: me and my mom pick them out together and we see which one we think works best for each event!
_rocker01_: @lovecheese the dress was beautiful
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: and here is something you wouldn’t know from the pictures. Joey had hiccups right before she walked down the Orange Carpet! hee hee
_RAR1999_: do you have to go to school on set?
_Ramona Q_: they always have a tutor on set but yes every day i had to get in at LEAST 3 hours of school but it wasn’t bad.
_RAR1999_: @romanaq did it feel like u and selena gomez,beezus, were real sisters
_Ramona Q_: yes me and selena felt like real sisters. we had the best time together
_cheer4life10_: What’s your favorite food?
_Ramona Q_: i have TONS of favorite foods but one of them is…
_Ramona Q_: spaghetti with tomato sauce
_Ramona Q_: yum!!!
_Marytonga_: If you could play ANYONE from the world of books to play, who would you play?
_Ramona Q_: gilly from the book the great gilly hopkins
_girls are smart_: do you like being on the red carpet
_Ra
mona Q_: yes it’s VERY VERY VERY fun the lights from all the cameras are so bright and it’s fun getting interviewed on the red carpet too
_cupcakeandicecream_: how old are you in the movie and how old are you in real life?
_Ramona Q_: i was 9 when i filmed the movie and so was ramona but that was like a year ago so now i’m almost 11
_girlybeth_: Girlybeth : How did you feel when you got the part
_Ramona Q_: i felt BEYOND AMAZING!!!!! me and my mom cried with tears of joy
_reading girl 45_: do you have any pets
_Ramona Q_: i have 3 dogs and 1 fish
_Ramona Q_: i have a golden retriever named dallas, a chihuahua named charlie, and a yorkshire terrior named angel!!!!
_cheer4life10_: aww cute! i have a yorkshire terrior too!
_Dede9001_: Joey how did you become an actress??
_Ramona Q_: well my sisters were in acting so my mom put me in acting as well and i loved it ever since i can remember. yay
_RAR1999_: were u named after anyone
_Ramona Q_: i was named after my grandfather
_Ramona Q_: his name was joseph
_Muggle423_: How did you hear about auditions for Ramona?
_Dewdrop208_: Joey, if Ramona were real, do you think you and her would be good friends?
_Ramona Q_: ABSOULUTELY we would be great friends
_stuffedreader_: what is your fish’s name?
_Ramona Q_: my fish’s name is lemon. he’s yellow
_awesomegorilla_: what’s your favorite thing about acting?
_Ramona Q_: meeting new people on every set i go on. :)
_pacohaley_: what celebrity do you want to meet the most?
_Ramona Q_: i have 2 celebrities that i would LOVE LOVE to meet
_Ramona Q_: Drew barrymore and Queen latifah
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Joey doesn’t want me to see who she’s typing!
_stuffedreader_: how many times do you have to practice different scenes?
_Ramona Q_: we have to rehearse the scenes over and over and film them over and over too
_RAR1999_: do u enjoy reading
_Dede9001_: do you have any book recommendations??
_Ramona Q_: THE RAMONA SERIES OF COURSE
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Sorry I keep distracting Joey. She won’t let me read her answers while she’s typing because she wants it to be a surprise for me! BOO!
_fearlessbrain_: do you have any siblings?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: She almost typed 23 sisters!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: NOT THAT i WAS READING HER ANSWER
_Ramona Q_: yes i have 2 older sisters. one is 18 and one is 16 so it’s a big gap between me and them
_RAR1999_: do u like cake or cupcakes better
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Joey is wearing a cupcake necklace!
_Ramona Q_: WELL i don’t have a favorite. both of them are magically delicious
_Pink Lemon_: _Ramona Q_ If you could pick a superpower what would it be?
_Ramona Q_: i would have 2
_Ramona Q_: i would want to fly and read evertones mind
_Ramona Q_: i meant everyones not evertones
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: haha evertones!
_cupcakeandicecream_: JOEY, can you tell me some other things that happen in the movie but didn’t show in the commercial?
_fearlessbrain_: SONJA!STOP READING JOEY’S ANSWERSSS!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: @fearlessbrain I can’t help it! She is sitting right next to me!
_Ramona Q_: there is a scene where ramona catches a broom on fire but i don’t want to give away too much
_cat78956_: Do you like to play any sports?
_Ramona Q_: i LOVE to roller skate….. does singing count as a sport?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I love to sing!
_Katalina_Paco97_: what is your favorite song?
_Ramona Q_: my favorite groups are lady gaga and black eyed peas but all their songs are my favorite
_smartgirl384_: How does it feel to be the youngest on set
_Ramona Q_: i wasn’t the youngest person
_Ramona Q_: the babies were the youngest
_Ramona Q_: they played roberta
_LoveCheese_: What is it like seeing yourself on the big screen?
_Ramona Q_: it was AWESOME
_Dewdrop208_: Omg! Black Eyed Peas are my FAVE too!!!!!!
_Ramona Q_: i know! right?
_amazingcat_: Joey, what flavor ice ceam do you like? I like chocolate.
_Ramona Q_: i like vanilla because i can put so many weird toppings on it!!!!!!!!
_Ramona Q_: my fav topping is rainbow sprinkles
_awesomegorilla_: Are you going to sing anymore songs? i love Ramona blue!
_Ramona Q_: thank you i hope to record and sing many more songs
_LoveCheese_: @Sonja_Stacks_Staffer “Ramona Blue” can be bought on iTunes and all the money goes for charity =)
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I never heard that! I am totally going to look up Ramona Blue!
_KayKayz_: what is your favorite thing about ramona
_Ramona Q_: her personality and her imagination!
_cheer4life10_: What do you do on your free time?
_Ramona Q_: i like to roller skate swim dance sing and hang with my friends
_RAR1999_: was it easy for you to get into the character
_Ramona Q_: sometimes but like i said i have some similarities and some differences so sometimes it was hard to get into character but mosly not :)
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I’m sorry! I had to look because Joey had a question about spelling
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: totally not my fault!!
_cat78956_: What is your favorite school subject?
_Ramona Q_: math when when it’s easy
_LoveCheese_: You have guest starred in a lot of popular TV Shows. If you could guest star in any TV Show currently airing, which one would you choose?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: not looking . . .
_Ramona Q_: i would TOTALLY choose Greys’s Anatomy
_StarMagic_: What would you say to the other people that want to be an actor/actress someday?
_Ramona Q_: never give up if you fail once or twice don’t give up and keep trying
_poofysydgirl_: How long did it take to make the movie?
_Ramona Q_: it took 2 and a halk months
_Ramona Q_: i meant half not halk it took 2 and a half months to film the movie
_readergirl2_: What’s the best thing about playing Ramona?
_Ramona Q_: well it felt really good to be able to bring a character to life that has been around longer than my mom has !!! it was an honor
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I should say that Joey’s mom is in the room now too. I think she is blushing.
_StarMagic_: What would you like to be someday when you grow up besides being an actress? or what would you like to do someday?
_Ramona Q_: i still really hope to keep acting when i grow up but if not i want to be a wedding photogapher
_cheer4life10_: What’s your favorite candy?
_Ramona Q_: well there’s reeses there’s jolly rqanchers there’s colorful lollypops and then there’s chocolate covered strawberries
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: ooh gourmet candy! yum!
_stonefairy_: yum
_Ramona Q_: i meant to say jolly ranchers not jolly rqanchers
_cheer4life10_: delicious!
_gymnast430_: yum chocolate covered strawberries
_Arlo285_: Who is your role model?
_Ramona Q_: well like i said i would love to work with queen latifah and drew barrymore and they are also my role models
_pacohaley_: Was it weird to have people shouting your name on the red carpet?
_Ramona Q_: nope it was soooooooo cool
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: the hiccups are back
_CaMi.R_: What was your day like on set?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Joey is drinking water and holding her breath to get rid of the hiccups
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: She’ll be right with you
_stuffedmudkiptoy_: i hate the hicups
_Ramona Q_: well first of all we have to go to our trailers, get dressed and in hair and make-up, then we have to hurry up and wait and then we do tons of rehersals and then we film the scene
_coraline fan_101_: @Ramona Q I hate hiccups too!
_LoveCheese_: You are always wearing a yellow bracelet. I was wondering who gave it you and why is it so important?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: She is wearing the bracelet now!
_Ramona Q_: im actually wearing it now and it’s special to me because when i was younger i used to have one it was a very small size but there’s really no special story about i just never take it off and can’t live without it
_Ramona Q_: when i was younger if it broke i would cry it’s so important to me
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Two more mintes
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I
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_gymnast430_: do you and your friends still hang out a lot even though you’re really busy?
_Ramona Q_: yes we still hang when i have the time
_Pink Lemon_: @-Ramona Q_What is your fav game?
_Ramona Q_: there’s Clue and there’s Life. they rock
_Ramona Q_: you guys have to play them
_Ramona Q_: they’re amazing
_pacohaley_: I LOVE CLUE!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Joey wants to answer some more questions! yay! Thanks for staying late Joey! You’re awesome!
_pacohaley_: What author would you LOVE to meet?
_Ramona Q_: i would love to meet stephenie meyer. she’s the autor of the twilight saga
_Ramona Q_: i meant author instead or autor
_P3rox_: Do you have a favorite video game?
_Ramona Q_: guitar hero
_LoveCheese_: Since you love singning and acting, would you like to be in a Broadway play if you got the chance?
_Ramona Q_: yes i would love to be
_Ramona Q_: :)
_fearlessbrain_: are you currently working on another movie?
_Ramona Q_: i’m actually going to be working on a movie in the fall. i’m not allowed to say what it is but the people from the movie are going to announce it soon
_coraline fan_101_: what was the most embarrasing moment on set?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I can’t wait to hear this!
_Ramona Q_: well not on set but in general yes
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Joey has actually turned her computer away from me so I can’t read what she types!
_Ramona Q_: my sisters once had their guy friends over to play video games and one of my sisters pulled down my pants and their guy friends saw!!!!!!!!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Oh that’s so embarrassing!
_pacohaley_: OH! THAT IS THE WORST!
_stuffedbear3_: Oh my that’s so embarrassing
_cupcakeandicecream_: haha. omg. sorry for you.
_iLoveJoeyK_: My sister did that to me!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: @ilovejoeyk how awful!
_CaMi.R_: Were there any pranks on set?
_Ramona Q_: yes there were. this one time, jon corbett had me pretend to get really mad at him in a scene and i guess i did a covincing job cause the producers came up to us afterward and said…
_Ramona Q_: don’t ever do that again u almost gave us a heartattack
_Ramona Q_: hahahha
_awesomegorilla_: What’s something cool that nobody knows about you?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: not looking
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: not even a little bit
_Ramona Q_: WELL nobody knows that i am obssesed with ketchup i put it on EVERYTHING. SONJA ARE YOU LOOKING??
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: NOO!!!
_Ramona Q_: hahahaha
_Ramona Q_: picking the last 4 questions thanks all for coming
_LoveCheese_: Have you gone to the movie theatre recently and seen the “Ramona and Beezus” trailer on the big screen? If yes, how did it feel?
_Ramona Q_: it felt AMAZING it was like ‘wow that’s me’
_CaMi.R_: What is the sweetest and craziest thing a fan has done
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Two more questions to go!
_Ramona Q_: well the sweetest thing a fan has done for me is make a HUGE happy birthday card and the craziest thing is one asked me to sign his turban
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: No, she didn’t actually sign the turban.
_cupcakeandicecream_: joey, can you ask your mom to tell us on a rate from 1-10, how proud she is of you?
_Ramona Q_: hi this is jamie, joey’s mom. I give Joey a 10++++ I am so proud of all her hard work and how everything in life is exciting to her!!!!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: AWWW!!!
_Ramona Q_: thanks mom i love you
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: last question
_Ramona Q_: this is my last question guys thanks for coming
_Ramona Q_: im gonna do 1 more
_RAR1999_: do you think people of all ages will enjoy this movie
_Ramona Q_: ya definately it’s a family film not just a kid film or a girl film i wouldn’t put a gender or an aage on the film
_Ramona Q_: i meant age not aage
_Ramona Q_: thank you all for coming and chatting with me you all had great questions bye!
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Well, we’re out of time! Thanks to everyone for joining today’s chat — and a HUGE thank you to Joey King!
_StarMagic_: @Ramona Q – By the way, thank you for being with us here and I’m so happy that I get to talk to you by Live Chat. Have a great summer! I look forward to the movie.
_RAR1999_: thanks for staying longer
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: thanks Joey! You’re the best!!
_cat78956_: Bye!
_cat78956_: Me and my sister are so excited for Ramona and Beezus!
_cupcakeandicecream_: happy b-day and we love you and good luck in the making of your movie!
_awesomegorilla_: Thanks SO MUCH Joey!! :D
_shortbluebird_: bye!
_cheer4life10_: Love You Joey!
_awesomegorilla_: Bye Joey! thanks!!!
_12cutiepie12_: bye
_Katalina_Paco97_: bye
_LiveLaughLife56_: Thanks Joey!
_StarMagic_: Thank you : )
_cat78956_: You rock Joey!
_Pink Lemon_: Bye thank you jo
_ladygurl123_: BYE
_Muggle423_: Thanks, Joey!
_stuffedbear3_: Bye everyone
_LoveCheese_: Thanks Joey and STACKS! =)
_RAR1999_: have fun
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: And thanks to all of you for coming to chat and asking some amazing questions!
_readergirl2_: Bye
_girlybeth_: I am your 1# one fan BYE JOEY
_shadowed sun_: your the best joey!
_ladygurl123_: YOUR THE BEST
_AngelJazmin_: bye!
_Tonks Lupin_: bye have a good life?
_10stars_: Thank you!!!!!!!!!!
_RAR1999_: bye thanks
_readergirl2_: Thankssss
_fearlessbrain_: we love you~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
_stuffedbear3_: Bye everyone
_coraline fan_101_: @ Ramona Q Bye!
_P3rox_: ur the best joey! bye!
_StarMagic_: I’m now a big fan of you Joey King. : )
_Tonks Lupin_: have fun in the movies!
_shadowed sun_: goooooooooooo joey!
_12cutiepie12_: hope to see you next time
_cat78956_: See you in the movie!
_stuffedbear3_: Please Come Back
_readergirl2_: We love you Joey
_Arlo285_: That was super fun!
_shadowed sun_: i love your acting joey!
_cupcakeandicecream_: bye
_12cutiepie12_: you are the best!
_fearlessbrain_: good job guys!!!!!
_fearlessbrain_: bye joey!
_shadowed sun_: byebye!
_Tonks Lupin_: BYE JOEY!!
_stuffedbear3_: Bye Joey Love Ya
_Ramona Q_: bye

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