Posts tagged "quotable"

Maggie Gyllenhaal Tried To Cheer Herself Up By Going Blonde

"I dyed my hair blonde because I wanted to feel better about myself. I do like it blonde, but it doesn’t make you happy. The truth is: it was a long hard winter and I thought, maybe this will change my life. But it never does. I should know that by now, I’m 36 year…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 24, 2014

Lea Delaria Was Worried PETA Was Going To Freak Over That Lil Boo Peanut Butter Scene On “OITNB”

"Can I tell you how many #peanutbutter’s I got today on Twitter? I laughed so hard. I couldn’t believe the first one… And then there were suddenly like 10 more. ... When it went down, I was a little nervous. Am I gonna be getting tweets from PETA? And it’s a joke… I also probably wouldn’t MacGyver a screwdriver into…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 17, 2014

Kerry Washington Wants Women In Film To Step Up

"So, I want to tell on myself, because a dear friend of mine, Pat Mitchell, who herself is a badass woman in the business, having run PBS and the Payley Center for Media, she called me a few years ago, because she for a long time worked for TED ... She called and said, ‘I’m…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2014

Tim Gunn Wants A Plus-Size Season Of “Project Runway” (And So Do We!)

"I would like to do a season of Project Runway where every model is larger than a size 12." Tim Gunn had a great answer to the question, "What reality show have you not done but wish you could?" in a recent roundtable interview with The Hollwood Reporter. A special season of PR dedicated to designing clothing…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 14, 2014

Laverne Cox: “Loving Women Is Revolutionary”

"Everyone is a complicated human being, and everyone is strong and weak and funny and scared, and we get to have the full range of emotion experienced with these women. I don’t want to make a centralizing comment about womanhood, because I think that’s problematic from a feminist perspective, but we just see these amazingly…

By: Claire Hannum / June 11, 2014

Katy Perry Prefers “High-Frequency” Men And I Am Totally Confused

"I guess I happen to be attracted to high-frequency men ... Sometimes you have to go through all this shit to get your grips on life and figure out what the next boundaries in your love life are going to be. You have to go through the mud in order to find that peaceful place.

By: Claire Hannum / June 8, 2014

Melissa McCarthy Is Starting Her Own Clothing Line Because She Couldn’t Find Enough Trendy Clothes In Her Size

"When I go shopping, most of the time I’m disappointed. Two Oscars ago, I couldn’t find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers—very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people—and they all said no." Melissa McCarthy is starting her own plus-size clothing line, and she told Redbook that…

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2014

Justin Bieber Issues Apology For Second Racist Video

"Facing my mistakes from years ago has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever dealt with. But I feel now that I need to take responsibility for those mistakes and not let them linger. I just hope that the next 14-year-old kid who doesn’t understand the power of these words does not make the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 5, 2014

Russian President Vladmir Putin Calls Hillary Clinton “Weak,” Says “It’s Better Not To Argue With Women”

"It’s better not to argue with women. But Ms. Clinton has never been too graceful in her statements. Still, we always met afterwards and had cordial conversations at various international events. I think even in this case we could reach an agreement. When people push boundaries too far, it’s not because they are strong but because…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 5, 2014

Lana Del Rey Is More Interested In “Intergalactic Possibilities” Than Feminism

"For me, the issue of feminism is just not an interesting concept ... Whenever people bring up feminism, I'm like, god. I'm just not really that interested. ... I'm more interested in, you know, SpaceX and Tesla, what's going to happen with our intergalactic possibilities." Of all the dumb reasons various famous women have give…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 5, 2014

Quotable: Hillary Clinton Talks Possible Presidential Run … And Her “Hair Strategy For 2016″

"I think [encouragement to become the first female president] reflects a desire on the part of a lot of Americans, not just women, that we have unfinished business. I’m certainly in the camp that says we need to break down that highest, hardest glass ceiling in American politics. To have a woman President is something…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 4, 2014

Today In “Why Did I Not Know This?”: Miranda Lambert Once Got In A Bar Fight With Chad Kroeger

"People always try to pop off or call her bluff at bars. One of them, I don't want to say the guy's name, but he's the lead singer of a very popular rock band. His initials are C.K." --Blake Shelton revealed in this week's issue of Rolling Stone that his wife (and the mag's cover

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 4, 2014

Scout Willis Explains Why She Wants To #FreeTheNipple

I am not trying to argue for mandatory toplessness, or even bralessness. What I am arguing for is a woman’s right to choose how she represents her body -- and to make that choice based on personal desire and not a fear of how people will react to her or how society will judge her.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 2, 2014

Shailene Woodley Digs In Deeper On Disavowing Feminism: “‘Feminist’ Is A Word That Discriminates”

"[T]he word 'feminist' is a word that discriminates, and I’m not into that. I don’t think there has to be a separation in life in anything. For me, bringing up the whole 'sisterhood' thing was about embracing each other’s differences. Embrace my point of view even if it’s different from your point of view, but see…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow Has No Love For Internet Commenters

“The Internet also allows us the opportunity to project outward our hatred, our jealousy. It’s culturally acceptable to be an anonymous commenter. It’s culturally acceptable to say, ‘I’m just going to take all of my internal pain and externalize it anonymously.’ ... It has nothing to do with me. They have an internal object, and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2014

Senator Elizabeth Warren Has Some Great Advice For Handling Life’s Curveballs

"Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable opportunity that comes looking for you. And never be so faithful to your plan that when you hit a bump in the road -- or…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 28, 2014

Emma Thompson Weighs In On Balancing Work With Motherhood: “You Don’t Need It All At Once”

"You can’t be a great mum and keep working all the time. ... I wanted to spend more time with my family. A year off was my birthday present to myself. I didn’t actually act or write. I was just a mum. I taught drama at my daughter’s school, cooked meals and had fun. I highly…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 27, 2014

Emma Thompson Has A Really Funny Joke About Yeast Infections

"There was one standup routine I used to do about thrush or candida [yeast infections]. I used to do a lot about sexually transmitted diseases. I don’t know about now but in the old days, when you got candida, you could sometimes treat it with natural yogurt. One of my gags was about sending my…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 22, 2014

Angelina Jolie Reminds Hollywood Moms (Ahem, Gwyneth) That They Really Don’t Have It That Bad

"I’m not a single mom with two jobs trying to get by every day. I have much more support than most people, most women in this world. And I have the financial means to have a home and health care and food. When I feel I’m doing too much, I do less, if I can.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 21, 2014

Toni Braxton Thinks God Punished Her For Abortion By Giving Son Autism

"I was suddenly faced with a choice I’d never thought I’d have to make. Amid my major misgivings about abortion, I eventually made the gut-wrenching decision… In my heart, I believed I had taken a life — an action that I thought God might one day punish me for. ... My initial rage was quickly followed by another…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 21, 2014
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