Getting the word from Leisha Hailey

World's sexiest woman talks about her band, Uh Huh Her.
By Wade Tatangelo

"I'm an overachiever," Leisha Hailey says matter-of-factly. It's a remark that could sound arrogant, but not coming from a woman who cofronts the electro-pop band Uh Huh Her and stars as bisexual magazine writer Alice Pieszecki on the Showtime series The L Word. Hailey clearly has the acting/singing resume to support this mild boast.

The 36-year-old was romantically linked to k.d. lang in the '90s, but her love life and the meanings behind her lyrics remain off limits during our phone interview. "On TV, you play a reporter," I say to Hailey. "If your character Alice was interviewing you, what might be a couple pressing questions she'd ask?"

"That's hard," she responds, after an awkward pause. "I'll pass."

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