Posts tagged "quotable"

Paul McCartney Reflects On The Anniversary Of John Lennon’s Death

"I was at home and I got a phone call, it was early in the morning...it was just so horrific, you couldn't take it in...Just for days, you couldn't think he was gone. It was just a huge shock and I had to tell Linda [Paul's late wife] and the kids. It was very difficult.
By: Claire Hannum / December 8, 2014

Taylor Swift Will Sing Her Music And Her Music Only

"I’m not going to be one of those artists who walks in [to a room with songwriters] and says, 'I don’t know, what do you want to write about?' or one of those things where they say, 'So what’s going on in your life?,' and I tell them and then they have to write a…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 8, 2014

“Wild” Author Cheryl Strayed Talks Vulnerability

"...She was really brave and raw and both emotionally naked and physically naked in ways that she'd never quite been before…So much of, for me, writing 'Wild' was about being fearless. Not just on the hike but in writing the book. Being fearless about what truth looks like and showing not just the positive part…
By: Claire Hannum / December 5, 2014

Kim Kardashian Struggled With Insecurity Growing Up

"It’s taken me a long time to be happy with my body and for my confidence to grow to what it is today. I grew up when the body to have was the tall, slim, supermodel one, like Cindy Crawford’s. No one looked like me. It’s good to break the mould and recreate one. I’m an Armenia…
By: Claire Hannum / December 3, 2014

Terry Crews Talks Feminism & Modern Masculinity

"I think the big thing about feminism is that it scares men because, you know—the big deal is that people are scared of being controlled...I want to be clear that feminism is not saying 'women are better than men.' That's not what's going on ... What it is is that we're talking about gender equality,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 2, 2014

Taylor Swift Is Already Jaded At 24

"Wow, I really used to think that happily ever after was a thing. [Now,] I think that no matter what you find in terms of happiness and compatibility, there's always going to be a struggle attached to it. I used to believe that you find the one and that's it — nothing's difficult after that. But…
By: Claire Hannum / November 22, 2014

Katy Perry Talks Depression

"I wanted to share that side of my story, because I know there are so many other people out there that have gone through things like that, and you always feel like you’re the only one going through that. You walk out the door, and you see someone you know, and they ask you how…
By: Claire Hannum / November 12, 2014

Nick Jonas Is Loving His Post Purity Ring Sex Life

"Sex is such an important part of a healthy life, in the sense that it's such an intrinsic part of who you are. When your sex life is not healthy, you resort to other things as an outlet." Nick Jonas, former purity ring enthusiast and talented…
By: Claire Hannum / November 10, 2014

Keira Knightley Poses Topless And Unretouched In Interview Magazine

“I’ve had my body manipulated so many different times for so many different reasons, whether it’s paparazzi photographers or for film posters. That [shoot] was one of the ones where I said: ‘OK, I’m fine doing the topless shot so long as you don’t make them any bigger or retouch.’ Because it does feel important…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2014

Sophia Loren Finally Explains Why She Gave Jayne Mansfield Such Epic Side-Eye

"She came right for my table. She knew everyone was watching. She sat down. And now, she was barely… Listen. Look at the picture. Where are my eyes? I’m staring at her nipples because I am afraid they are about to come onto my plate. In my face you can see the fear. I’m so…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 5, 2014

Eva Longoria Talks Workplace Sexism

“People tend to put women in boxes: She’s sexy, she’s ambitious, she’s smart, she’s a mom … but women are complex, and we are always underestimated. Women are all of those things at the same time...There’s a conversation to be had on stages like this or world stages, about gender rules and women’s identity. How can we…
By: Claire Hannum / November 4, 2014

Taylor Swift: Criticizing Her For Writing About Exes Is Sexist

"My first album came out when I was 16, so I would write about my life as I saw it, as I felt it. And then what happens is as you get more successful, which you’re lucky if that happens, you have more and more people paying attention to what you’re doing and you’ve been doing…
By: Claire Hannum / October 21, 2014

Jillian Michaels Wishes She’d Been Born Straight

"I've been approached about having mutual approval over everything to do a reality show. It's interesting because we can talk about parenting, relationships, health—all the things that are important to me. But then I think, What if I open up and people attack us just because we're a gay family? It scares the hell out of me....I…
By: Claire Hannum / October 20, 2014

Amy Poehler Opens Up About Her Divorce And Past Drug Use In Upcoming Memoir

"Getting a divorce really sucks. Imagine spreading everything you care about on a blanket and then tossing the whole thing up in the air. The process of divorce is about loading that blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands." Amy Poehler's upcoming memoir, Yes Please,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow Really Needs To Chill Out With This “I’m A Working Mom” Stuff

Last night, Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at her LA home with a guest list that included President Obama, and announced that the issue of equal pay is "very important to me as a working mother." Here we go again. (She also told Obama that night that he's "so handsome I can't…
By: Claire Hannum / October 10, 2014

Aziz Ansari’s Analogy For Why He’s A Feminist Is Simple And Perfect

"If you look up feminism in the dictionary, it just means that men and women have equal rights. And I feel like everyone here believes men and women have equal rights. But I think the reason people don’t clap is that word is so weirdly used in our culture. ... People think feminist means like,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2014

Meghan Trainor Wants Us To Stop Overanalyzing Her Song Already

“They say the song is about putting skinny girls down or that girls need guys’ approval, but I just wrote a little three-minute pop song about how I felt about my body. I just write the way I talk, and I write about things I’ve experienced....People are always put off by something that's fresh and…
By: Claire Hannum / October 7, 2014

Cheryl Strayed: Reese Witherspoon Is The Real Deal In “Wild”

“There are sentences that I wrote that I can see written on her face...There’s nothing artificial about her. I think that’s what makes her such a spectacular actress and such a relatable movie star, too. Reese is one of us. She’s real people.” Is there anything more promising about the upcoming…
By: Claire Hannum / September 30, 2014

Jessica Simpson Is Embracing Body Positivity These Days

"If anything, it empowered me to rise above and stand up for all the women out there that do have trouble losing the weight and it just wasn't really my priority to please the public and make them feel like I'm supposed to be looking like I did when I was 25." These past few…
By: Claire Hannum / September 25, 2014

Hilary Duff Would Totally Be Into A “Lizzie McGuire” Reunion

"I love it! I would be totally open to it. My schedule is a little busy right now. But um … why not? I mean, so many people loved her. I loved her. Honestly, working on that show, I got so strong with my physical comedy and all the things that they would throw at…
By: Claire Hannum / September 22, 2014
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