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"This is a door that will not be closed, we've got our foot in their now."
— Meryl Streep, praising the swift action that's been taken against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, to Vogue
2 of 50
"… Despite having grown up thinking light skin and straight, silky hair were the standards of beauty, I now know that my dark skin and kinky, coily hair are beautiful too."
— Lupita Nyong'o, slamming Grazia for Photoshopping her on their magazine cover, on Instagram
3 of 50
"It was full coitus interruptus."
— Dax Shepard, recalling the time his and wife Kristen Bell's daughters walked in on them having sex, on Jimmy Kimmel Live
4 of 50
"I'm the lesbian Jack Nicholson. I'm dating a whole lot of girls."
— Lea DeLaria, on her current relationship status, to PEOPLE
5 of 50
"You feel guilt when you’re not necessarily in the best mood and you say, 'No, I don’t want to take a photo,' or you're not as happy or bubbly as they probably thought you would be. I’ve had to remind myself that’s okay."
— Lili Reinhart, on meeting Riverdale fans, to ELLE
6 of 50
"I have a regret that I am not President."
— Joe Biden, on his past presidential ambitions, to Oprah Winfrey
7 of 50
"Know that your own opinion about yourself matters more than anybody else's. Keep turning up the volume on your own voice, and don’t let other people's voices get louder."
— Emma Roberts, on how people can keep their confidence intact, to Health
8 of 50
"I was as appalled as everyone to read the allegations made in the New York Times. I do not condone sexual misconduct and, in light of the allegations, will not be promoting the movie further."
— Chloë Grace Moretz, on the allegations against I Love You, Daddy filmmaker Louis C.K., to the Los Angeles Times
9 of 50
"I see these young girls that come up to me, and they ask for pictures or autographs, whatever it is, I just… I can't. Every time I look at them, every time I see them smiling, I just think — I just want to create change so that they never, ever have to go through this."
— Aly Raisman, opening up about being abused by USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, on 60 Minutes
10 of 50
"Sarah saw interest in Wells, reached out to Wells, and Wells showed interest back. What a beautiful story."
— Ben Higgins, on Bachelorette alum Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland's relationship, on Almost Famous
11 of 50
"You know what women do when they get hurt???? They pick themselves up! Go get a haircut. Put on some lipstick and chant 'if you don't have something nice to say… don't say anything at all.'"
— Drew Barrymore, sharing that she treated herself to a day of pampering after receiving hurtful comments on her picture, on Instagram
12 of 50
"I need to hear somebody sing those words of exactly how I'm feeling to get through them."
— Fergie, on turning to female singers during difficult times in her life, to PEOPLE
13 of 50
"I am just here to say that it was all planned, because we thought it would be funny and edgy if we misspelled 'girl,' and made it 'grill' instead."
— Saoirse Ronan, revealing Ed Sheeran lied about the actress misspelling "Galway Girl" while giving the singer a tattoo, on The Late Late Show
14 of 50
"It's the accent. I'm going to marry her before she gets sick of it."
— Morgan Evans, jokingly revealing fiancée Kelsea Ballerini's favorite thing about him, to PEOPLE
15 of 50
"I'm not sorry. I take the apology back 1,000 percent."
— Kathy Griffin, retracting her apology for her infamous photo with a mask of Donald Trump's bloodied head, to BBC World News program HardTalk
16 of 50
"I was told by a lot of people I'd made a mistake."
— Ezra Miller, on coming out as queer in Hollywood, to ShortList
17 of 50
"A small tweak in someone's life can change them from getting into trouble to getting accepted into college. Kids and teens are like sponges. We can help to mold them positively, to help them understand that there's only winning, no losing. Life isn’t easy, but if they fall down they'll be stronger when they get back up."
— Pitbull, on the importance of being a role model for at-risk youth, to PEOPLE
18 of 50
"I am proud of my wife."
— Ellen DeGeneres, standing by wife Portia de Rossi after the actress accused Steven Seagal of sexual misconduct, on Twitter
19 of 50
"My entire life changed after I did that. Within two years, I was hired by Second City; two years later I was hired by SNL."
— Aidy Bryant, on how no longer worrying about her body led to major life changes, to The Cut
20 of 50
"My children have brought so much happiness and joy. To me, they're the very definition of love."
— Elizabeth Smart, on her kids Chloe and James, to PEOPLE
21 of 50
"I'm not shy about it. She was just like, 'What?' She needed to know just like everybody."
— Channing Tatum, on first telling now-wife Jenna Dewan about his stripper past, to Entertainment Tonight
22 of 50
"Talk to them after sexy time. After sexy time, you're gonna get a lot."
— Mila Kunis, on how she successfully parents with husband Ashton Kutcher, to PEOPLE
23 of 50
"I feel like we need to populate this world with a whole next generation of really good people."
— Hilaria Baldwin, on why she and husband Alec are having "so many children," on Instagram
24 of 50
"It's important for men to step up to the plate and do a little bit of work too. I think all the help we can get is important."
— Zendaya, on how to help women to thrive, to ELLE
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"I just thought, 'Oh God, you're about to go on the, like, 100-mile-per-hour, round-the-world rocket-ship trip.'"
— Jon Hamm, on his former costar Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman role, to ELLE
26 of 50
"You know what, I've been married to my wife for 12 years."
— Jason Momoa, on his and longtime love Lisa Bonet's surprise wedding day in October, to Entertainment Tonight
27 of 50
"I know when I feel best, so I have to fight the times when I don’t feel my best. I used to drive my poor ex-husband [Nick Cokas] crazy, because I was so thin and saying, 'Oh I'm fat.' I've moved away from that, thankfully, and I’ve grown up."
— Katharine McPhee, on her body confidence, to Health
28 of 50
"He probably would have told me off, and I didn't want to worry him."
— Simon Cowell, on not telling his 3-year-old son about his "scary" fall, at the Music Industry Trust award night
29 of 50
"He said, 'Why are you cutting your hair? You said you weren't going to do it again.' I was like 'I did?' "
— Lauren Conrad, on husband William Tell's reaction to her haircut, to PEOPLE
30 of 50
"The fact that anybody can actually be in a relationship for a long time with another human being can be pretty amazing, considering how different everybody is from each other."
— Will Arnett, on the pitfalls of dating, to PEOPLE
31 of 50
"I never felt like, honesty, sexually attracted to anybody before him."
— Kelly Clarkson, on husband Brandon Blackstock, during a private show for SiriusXM listeners
32 of 50
"Well, ladies and gentlemen, today I've come to the conclusion that you cannot play around with the internet."
— Sean "Diddy" Combs, revealing he was kidding about changing his name to "Brother Love," on Instagram
33 of 50
"I've watched my family go through ebbs and flows where we get mad at God and we get mad at why this happened."
— Luke Bryan, on experiencing tremendous amount of tragedy during his road to stardom, to ABC News
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"I realized, after Halloween, a lot of little girls, they be looking up to me. They love me, and I’m thinking to myself, like, 'Yo, I really need to be a better example.' "
— Cardi B, on wanting to be a better role model, on Instagram
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"… Being a little bit older and a little wiser, the idea of having to explain that movie and the reason behind it to my kids is another issue."
— Mark Wahlberg, on whether or not he would take a role like Boogie Nights, to PEOPLE
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"It's the first time I've dated someone younger than me. It's a very trippy thing."
— Rosie O'Donnell, revealing she's happily in love, on The Howard Stern Show
37 of 50
"At the end of the day, they really do love me!!!!! Thank you @khloekardashian and @realtristan13 for loving me in your own special and precious way!!!"
— Kris Jenner, thanking daughter Khloé Kardashian and her boyfriend Tristan Thompson on her birthday, on Instagram
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"You never want to see anybody that unhappy. And that to me is what's so sad."
— Melissa Rivers, opening up about Kathy Griffin, on Larry King Now
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"I met with Harvey at the Peninsula and he didn't try anything on me. I was very lucky. I escaped those clutches."
— Ellen Pompeo, recounting her experience with disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, to USA Today
40 of 50
"You have to realize that the guy next to you is a different color, but he's just trying to support his family and lead a good life, just like you are."
— Maz Jobrani, on wanting to show Americans people from the Middle East are relatable, to PEOPLE
41 of 50
"That's my dream, I want to just be pregnant kind of for the rest of my life."
— Chrissy Teigen, on hoping to add more kids to her and husband John Legend's growing brood, to E! News
42 of 50
"I acted for a long time and, you know, I'm 56. I'm not the guy that gets the girl anymore."
— George Clooney, admitting that acting isn't a priority for him, to The Sunday Times
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"When you're Gwen you don't go call dibs, you just go get what you want. So she's welcome to anything in my closet."
— Blake Shelton, on girlfriend Gwen Stefani's penchant for borrowing Shelton's style staples, to PEOPLE
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"I don't know if it was a confidence thing, but I was very shy at one point. I knew what I was about and what I stood for, but I was not very vocal … It took me a couple of years to come out of my shell."
— Rihanna, on finding her voice, to InStyle
45 of 50
"Allison, I know I don't really know you, I just want to be you."
— Kate Winslet, complimenting Allison Janney ahead of their onstage kiss, at the Hollywood Film Awards
46 of 50
"Sun's out …"
— Tom Brady, snapping a sexy pic of wife Gisele Bündchen, on Instagram
47 of 50
"Today I lost my biggest fan."
— Jimmy Fallon, on his mother Gloria's death, to PEOPLE
48 of 50
"What'd you guys do yesterday?"
— Patton Oswalt, announcing he and Meredith Salenger got married, on Twitter
49 of 50
"I try to have as much fun as possible."
— Goldie Hawn, on her age-defying secret, to reporters at her annual Goldie's Love In For Kids event
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"He was friends with our friends. He would walk in, say hi, shake hands with like our security or whatever, but like not say hi to us. And then I was like, 'Why do you hate us?' "
— Kourtney Kardashian, recalling how she approached now-boyfriend Younes Bendjima, on Keeping Up with the Kardashians