Posts tagged "quotable"

Jennifer Aniston Refuses To See Motherhood As A Measure Of Her Worth

"I don't have this sort of checklist of things that have to be done, and ... if they're not checked, then I've failed some part of my feminism or my being a woman or my worth and my value as a woman because I haven't birthed a child ... I've birthed a lot of things,…
By: Claire Hannum / August 27, 2014

Taylor Swift Just Realized She’s Totally A Feminist

"As a teenager, I didn’t understand that saying you’re a feminist is just saying that you hope women and men will have equal rights and equal opportunities. What it seemed to me, the way it was phrased in culture, society, was that you hate men. And, now, I think a lot of girls have had…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 24, 2014

Jennifer Lopez Says She’ll Get Married Again Because She Doesn’t “Whore Around”

“I would get married again. I like being in a relationship. I’m not one to like, whore around, and stuff like that—that’s not my thing.” Last night on "Chelsea Lately," thrice-married Jennifer Lopez proclaimed that despite her shaky track record with the institute of matrimony, she foresees herself walking down the aisle again someday. Because…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 22, 2014

“Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner Doesn’t Believe The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue

"I don't know that those two things -- I don't think that's a gender issue. I'm not saying that there's an inequality of pay, I don't know that to be -- I have a lot of women on my staff and they're competitively paid, I can tell you that. In terms of my career, if…
By: Claire Hannum / August 20, 2014

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Writes Open Letter To Michael Brown’s Family

I hate that you and your family must join this exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. Of particular concern is that so many of these gun violence cases involve children far too young. But Michael is much more than a police/gun violence case; Michael…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2014

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: “Women Are An Oppressed Category Of People”

"[People are coming out against the label ["feminist"]? Wow. I guess I’m not aware of that. What that means to me is that you don’t let your gender define who you are — you can be who you want to be, whether you’re a man, a woman, a boy, a girl, whatever. However you want…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 15, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris On Keeping Longterm Love Alive

If you want relationships to last, live by “for better or worse.” Honeymoon phases end. They just do. We’re animals, and animals aren’t inclined to copulate with just each other for the rest of their lives. So here’s a challenge: How do you keep redefining your relationship? I think you have to find new elements that…
By: Claire Hannum / August 13, 2014

Allison Janney On “Masters Of Sex”: “Who Gets To Do A Sex Scene When You’re 50?”

 "I had to ask for just a little shot of courage before I had my first sex scene with Teddy Sears [on Masters of Sex] who is just the most gorgeous, wonderful, handsome specimen. ... When I say courage, just a little shot of bourbon ... I just wanted something to take the edge off because…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2014

Katy Perry Responds To Accusations Of Racial Insensitivity

"As far as the mummy thing, I based it on plastic surgery. Look at someone like Kim Kardashian or Ice-T's wife, Coco. Those girls aren't African-American. But it's actually a representation of our culture wanting to be plastic, and that's why there's bandages and it's mummies. I thought that would really correlate well together… It…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2014

Incredible Badass Feminist Sinead O’Connor Doesn’t Want To Be Called A Feminist

"I don't think of myself as being a feminist. So I don't really think about feminism a whole lot, to be honest. I wouldn't label myself anything, certainly not something with an 'ism' or an 'ist' at the end of it. I'm not interested in anything that is in any way excluding of men. ... [E]qually, I'm…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 28, 2014

Zoe Saldana On Being Successful As A Woman Of Color In Hollywood: “My Balls Are Pretty Big”

"I don't want to spend my life thinking about all the impossibilities I face when I wake up in the morning. But the reality is, I'm a woman of color in America. That itself is enough for you to wake up and go, "Oh, f—!" ... My balls are pretty big. There's a confidence that my…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 27, 2014

Christian Siriano Has Grim Thoughts On Casting Plus-Size Models In Fashion Shows

"People say that designers don't design for 'real women,' and I hate that. Why wouldn't every designer want as many customers as possible? I think [the reality of casting plus-size fashion models] is one of the the hardest things about this part of the industry. When we show samples, we're making a model. Like any…
By: Claire Hannum / July 26, 2014

Androgynous Model Andreja Pejic (Formerly Andrej) Comes Out As Transgender

"I always dreamt of being a girl. ... I was proud of my gender nonconforming career. But my biggest dream was to be comfortable in my own body. I have to be true to myself and the career is just going to have to fit around that. ... Every day is like a new revelation.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2014

Paris Hilton On Her Sex Tape: “I Don’t Think I’ll Be Able To Fully Trust Any Man Again”

 "It was devastating because that was someone I was with for a few years. I don't think I'll ever be able to fully trust any man again after that. It was just the most hurtful and awful thing that anyone could do to a little girl. I was very young, it wasn't my fault." It'…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2014

Lana Del Rey Did Not Sleep Her Way To Fame

"It’s commentary, like, 'I know what you think of me,' and I’m alluding to that. You know, I have slept with a lot of guys in the industry, but none of them helped me get my record deals. Which is annoying." Lana Del Rey told Complex magazine that her song “Fucked My Way U…
By: Claire Hannum / July 22, 2014

Jada Pinkett Smith On #JusticeForJada, Rape Culture, And Her Niece Being Roofied

"My niece was given a date rape drug that weekend. She's 20-years-old – thank God nothing happened because she was with some responsible guys that took care of her. She was safe because she was with a group of friends that realized – she said, 'Oh, my god, I can't feel my … " and she started…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 22, 2014

Kanye West (Sort Of) Addresses Why Jay-Z & Beyoncé Bailed On His Wedding

"All that, I wouldn't even speak on. It doesn't even matter to me whatsoever, who would show up. Because the most important person to show up there, to me, was Kim. And that's all that matters to me." Kanye West has a big, meaty profile in GQ and it's filled with Kanye-isms about art, celebrity,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 21, 2014

Jennifer Aniston Loves Justin Theroux’s “Beautifully Captured Eyeballs”

"I commend him for his courage. This is not normal for him. He’s so graceful and utterly kind and golden. It is amazing. He’s just so beautiful and handsome to me, and I love that his eyeballs are so beautifully captured because those eyes just knock me out every day. He just gets better every…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 18, 2014

Rose McGowan On Being Told She Was Intimidating Hollywood’s Men In Charge

"I had an agent that told me not to speak in meetings because I was too intelligent and it was stressing to the men. It was a woman that told me that. I didn't say anything, then I went to my car and kind of cried and then I was, like, 'Fuck you'... [I]t's been amazing…
By: Claire Hannum / July 16, 2014

Sharon Stone’s Ass Is A Fine Triple Crème Brie

"I haven't worked out in a couple of months because I just didn't feel like it. But now I'm going on vacation and I know what they're going to do — [the tabloids] are going to put a circle around my ass and do one of those crazy magnified pictures saying, 'What happened to her…
By: Claire Hannum / July 15, 2014
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