Michelle Rodriguez Is the 2014 Champion of Summer
2 of 14
Back to the Intro

Michelle Rodriguez’s Best Summer Ever

1 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Engaged in Roundabout Diplomacy

Photo: David M. Benett/Getty Images

You invented a game about spotting farm animals on a road trip.

2 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Kissed a Noted Heartthrob on a Boat

Photo: AKM Images/GSI Media

A second date went pretty well for you.

3 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Took Flight

Photo: Splash News

You remembered that you had to renew your driver’s license.

4 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Stood With Famous People on a Yacht in Ibiza

Photo: Splash News

Your summer-house share had minimal drama.

5 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Stood Symmetrically With Fashionable People

Photo: harry_brant/Instagram.com

You found the sunglasses you thought you lost.

6 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Acquired a Lovely Fray of Bangs

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You accepted that humidity would somehow make your hair limp and frizzy simultaneously.

7 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Captained a Seafaring Vehicle Across Chill Waters

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You enjoyed a ferry ride.

8 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Gazed With Unprecedented Calm

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You had an enjoyable nap, with minimal drool-spotting on the couch.

9 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Went to Great Lengths to Be Patriotic

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You had one too many beers and two too many hot dogs, right?

10 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Dove Into a Chocolate Cake With Masterly Abandon

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You wondered whether a cupcake had been in the sun too long to eat …

11 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Enjoyed a Song So Thoroughly

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You engaged in a halfhearted debate about whether the concept of the "song of summer" was a sham.

12 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Drove a Car Past a Line of Screaming Admirers

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

Your parents' dog was very happy to see you.

13 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Shot a Bow Under a Stormy Sky

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You got home before it really started pouring and breathed a satisfying sigh.

14 of 14

Michelle Rodriguez Showered a Tiny Reptile with Affection

Photo: mrodofficial/Instagram.com

You ignored a decent-size moth for the sake of peace in the home.

SPONSORED MESSAGE

The Cut’s Latest Love and War Features

A Holiday Season Weekend Through London

A good guide for avid The Crown fans.

It’s About Time You Learned Tove Lo’s Name

The singer has crafted pop hits you’ve heard a thousand times by now.

Marina Abramovic Has Outlasted Her Lovers and, She Hopes, Her Critics

The world's most famous performance artist at 70.

The Wing: Do Women Still Need a Space of Their Own?

This exclusive social club for women, is part sorority, part start-up.

In Virtual Reality, Women Run the World

A new generation of female artists is making VR the most diverse corner of the male-dominated tech space.

The Novelist Disguised As a Housewife

Shirley Jackson wrote 17 books while raising four children — and she couldn't have had a successful career without them.

Ava DuVernay on Hollywood Racism, Modern-Day Slavery, and Why She’s Still an Optimist

The director, whose new documentary The 13th chronicles America’s history of racial subjugation, talks to Rebecca Traister about Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the modern criminal-justice system. 

What No One Tells Couples Trying to Conceive

It helps to be rich.

The Hidden Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

A segregated unit of mathematicians born of desperation during World War II became the secret to NASA’s success.

Slut-Shaming Squids Are Everywhere

The “Bermuda Square” comic strip is back.