Fashion designer Lauren Conrad and Glee star Lea Michele have more in common than being small screen sirens: both their fathers struggled with their famous daughters stripping down for magazine covers!
“Oh, I died for your Glamour shoot,” Lea, 25, gushed to Lauren, 26, during an exclusive interview with Celebuzz at the LACOSTE L!VE desert pool party in Palm Springs, Calif., on April 14 — an event part of the Coachella festivities.
Whilst both dishing about how they get their amazing bodies, Lea — who plays Rachel Berry on the hit Fox show — paused to compliment The Hills star on her recent topless cover.
“The inside shots are so beautiful,” Lea said.
“Thank you!” replied Lauren sweetly, before confessing: “My dad’s not so thrilled about it!”
Lea, who in the past has appeared in GQ and Britain’s Marie Claire, found herself in the same position.
Her dad, delicatessen owner Marc Sarfati, and Lauren’s father Jim Conrad, an architect, found looking at their scantily-clad children a tough task, both revealed in the middle of our exclusive chat — which become more of a back-and-forth between the small screen stars and pals!
“When I did GQ, my dad wasn’t so thrilled either,” said Lea, giggling, as she tried to reassure Lauren, who complimented her pal right back.
“I even told my mom (Kathy) not to tell him!” Lauren responded. “That was my only thing. When I did it I was like, ‘Don’t tell dad!’”
But despite having bared more than most cover girls, the pair was modest about their sexy magazine spreads.
Lea told Lauren: “You’re looked like Bridget Bardot! I felt like it was so sexy. When I was reading it in public, I had to hide it. I was reading it at the airport (and I had to) fold it back because I felt uncomfortable!”
“So did I!” Lauren confessed, adding: “I’ve been traveling a lot so I run by them every time I see it at an airport!”
So how do they get their amazing bodies? The pair revealed their “life changing” secret to Celebuzz at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. at the weekend.
“Read Skinny Bitch!” Conrad confessed in an exclusive interview at the LACOSTE L!VE desert pool party, during our joint interview.
“Oh my god,” Lea interjected. “Give me a high-five. Didn’t it change your life?!”
“It scared the s–t out of me!” the former The Hills star told Lea. ”Everything you eat you’re like, ‘Oh, God I know what’s in that now.’ It’s just informing you about what’s in your food.”
“Exactly,” added Lea. “When you read the book, you’re like ‘Oh, it’s just going to be all about being skinny,’ but it’s not at all. What I love about the book is that it’s just the hard core truth. Seriously, it changed my life.”