“I stopped moving my lips and turned cold.” Whether Ansari didn’t notice Grace’s reticence or knowingly ignored it is impossible for her to say.
“I know I was physically giving off cues that I wasn’t interested.
She settled on “a tank-top dress and jeans.” She showed me a picture, it was a good outfit.
After arriving at his apartment in Manhattan on Monday evening, they exchanged small talk and drank wine. “I didn’t get to choose and I prefer red, but it was white wine.” Then Ansari walked her to Grand Banks, an Oyster bar onboard a historic wooden schooner on the Hudson River just a few blocks away. They discussed NYU, comedy and a new, secret project he was working on, but she says she did most of the talking.
When Ansari told her he was going to grab a condom within minutes of their first kiss, Grace voiced her hesitation explicitly. Everything was pretty much touched and done within ten minutes of hooking up, except for actual sex.” She says Ansari began making a move on her that he repeated during their encounter.