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John Green has spoken up in regards to Cara Delevingne's terribly awkward interview on Good Day Sacramento. The model, who starred in the film adaptation of Green's book, Paper Towns, attributed the rough interview to the anchor's inability to understand sarcasm. Green provides context to the TV spot in his defense on Medium, explaining how actors often memorize set answers to protect themselves since they are asked the same questions repeatedly. Cara was often asked one especially irritating question. Green continues:
Cara has read the book (multiple times), but the question is annoying — not least because her male costar, Nat Wolff, was almost always asked when he’d read the book, while Cara was almost always asked if she’d read it.
Unlike her co-stars, Cara "refuses to indulge in lazy questions and refuses to turn herself into an automaton to get through the days of junketry." For this, Green admires her, and thinks she is "so fucking interesting."