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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has Some Words of Wisdom for All Your Teenage Woes

There are many advice series on the Internet, but few can match the candor and celebrity appeal of Rookie’s “Ask a Grown” feature, which has a famous adult apply her famous adult wisdom to queries about young love, old enemies, unrequited friendships, and other general crises of adolescence.

The series’ latest host is Julia Louis-Dreyfus, whose counsel is especially wise and predictably charming. Obviously, these videos are aimed at teens, but some universal, all-ages advice always ends up bubbling to the surface. That holds here, as Louis-Dreyfus fields questions about evergreen issues like body image, self-confidence, and the fickle, tenuous nature of a long-distance relationship.