Posts tagged "quotable"

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

Sarah Paulson On Michael Fassbender: “He Just Looks At You, And You Want To Take Your Clothes Off”

"Michael Fassbender is a man. He just looks at you, and you want to take your clothes off. Let me just say this -- once he kissed me on the mouth to say hello, and I almost fainted. The kiss was very platonic on his part. I could smell what he had for breakfast i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 18, 2014

Seth Rogen Discusses A Groundbreaking New Concept: A Movie Wife That Likes To Have Fun

"My wife read the ["Neighbors"] script. She's a writer. She's one of the people who was like, 'This isn't how it would be. We get along, I want to have fun too...' And then as we started talking about it, that actually became the most exciting idea of the movie to us, that we could…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 15, 2014

Lily Allen Declined Incestuous Role Opposite Her Brother Alfie On “Game Of Thrones”

"I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit. Once they told me what was entailed, I said no thanks." On one hand, I'm like, Who turns down a role on "Game of Thrones," especially a role as cool as Yara (Asha) Greyjoy?! And…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 15, 2014

Dolly Parton Admits She’s Secretly Tatted Up: “They’re For My Husband”

"People said the other day that the reason [I] wear sleeves is that [I] have snake tattoos all over you, and I said, 'No, I don't.' I do have a few little tattoos, but they were mostly done to cover scars because I'm so fair. So it started with that, and I'm not really one…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2014

Watch This “Louie” Character Serve Up Some Heavy Truth About Dating As A Fat Girl

"Louie, you know what the meanest thing is you can say to a fat girl? 'You're not fat.' I mean, come on, buddy. It just sucks. It really really sucks. You have no idea. And the worst part is, I'm not even supposed to do this. Tell anyone how bad it sucks, because it's too…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2014

Quotable: Matt Bomer On Being Out Of The Closet

"I’m so thankful to have been born in the times that we live in. I felt a responsibility to [his husband] and to our kids to be able to live with integrity and not have some strange split psychology of 'This is who my dad is at home,' and 'this is who he is to…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2014

Jennifer Lawrence Talks About Long-Distance Relationships, Losing To Lupita Nyong’o & Whether She Faked That Oscar Fall

America's BFF Jennifer Lawrence is on the cover of the June issue of Marie Claire looking a wee bit like a deer caught in headlights, but no matter -- the rest of the photos are stellar and the actress is quite forthcoming on a number of interesting topics. After the jump, check out…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 9, 2014

Ellen Page Was Worried That Being Openly Gay Would Hurt Her Career

"For so long I just sort of thought, 'You just can't. I love being an actor, it's a huge part of my life, so I'm going to keep that private.' And, 'Oh, I have to keep it private because my job is about creating an illusion' and kind of all those bullshit excuses. Because I…
By: Claire Hannum / May 9, 2014

That Perfect Moment When Mindy Kaling Asked Billy Crystal If Harry & Sally Would Still Be Together

Mindy Kaling: Billy, this is truly the last question I have. … Do you think that Harry and Sally would still be together now? Billy Crystal: Yes, well this is funny. This is what Meg and I talked about on stage, I said, “Well, where are they now? What do you think?” And Meg said,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

Angelina Jolie: Brad Pitt & I “Drive Each Other Beautifully Crazy”

"You get together and you're two individuals and you feel inspired by each other, you challenge each other, you complement each other, drive each other beautifully crazy. After all these years, we have history – and when you have history with somebody, you're friends in such a very real, deep way that there's such a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2014

Jon Hamm Once Emasculated Paul Rudd In A Game Of Trivial Pursuit

"He seemed like he was a good-looking, athletic guy who possessed qualities I did not possess. We were playing Trivial Pursuit in teams. [A friend's sister] and I were on one team and Jon and [Sarah's brother] were on the other team. Jon would want to go right to Yellow, which was History, and I…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 6, 2014

Shailene Woodley Says She’s Not A Feminist Because She “Loves Men”

"No [I'm not a feminist] because I love men, and I think the idea of ‘raise women to power, take the men away from the power’ is never going to work out because you need balance. With myself, I’m very in touch with my masculine side. And I’m 50 percent feminine and 50 percent masculine,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 5, 2014
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