1 of 40
"People say, 'You're a black Meryl Streep … We love you. There is no one like you.' Okay, then if there's no one like me, you think I’m that, you pay me what I'm worth."
— Viola Davis, on her message to Hollywood, at the Women in the World Salon event
2 of 40
"I think that that's what's so hard is that like you compare yourself to other moms."
— Blake Lively, on the pressure to lose pregnancy weight, to E!
3 of 40
"I want to keep working on myself and be the best mirror I can possible be for my kids."
— Gisele Bündchen, on motherhood being her current challenge, to InStyle
4 of 40
"I want to have the capacity to recognize & observe that my journey might be informative, even helpful to other people who are going through something similar or different."
— Frances Bean Cobain, on why she chose to share about her battle with addiction, on Instagram
5 of 40
"… Seeing whatever Cher would wear. That was always so fun to look forward to because she was so outrageous and I loved it."
— Allison Janney, on her favorite memory of watching the Oscars, to PEOPLE
6 of 40
"I baked this cake for my wife. The icing is glue, 'cause I'm not a scientist."
— Ryan Reynolds, on what he gifted wife Blake Lively on Valentine's Day, on Instagram
7 of 40
"I have never felt more like ME than I do right now!!"
— Julianne Hough, debuting her bold auburn hair, on Instagram
8 of 40
"Being alive's a struggle, honestly. I'm happy I’m alive when I’m happy I’m alive."
— Rick Springfield, on his lifelong struggle with depression, to PEOPLE
9 of 40
"I'm so sorry our leaders are worthless. I'm so sorry we are bound to repeat this again."
— Josh Gad, calling out political leaders for their lack of action when it comes to gun control, on Twitter
10 of 40
"I regret my behavior of many years ago and am sorry that I made anyone — particularly someone I considered a friend — uncomfortable. I have grown and changed as a person, as we all grow and change, and am proud of who I am today."
— Shaun White, on resurfaced sexual harassment allegations against the Olympic snowboarder, in a statement to PEOPLE
11 of 40
"It's not a movie, it's a movement. It's a living organism. This is the self-esteem and the boost that my community not just needs right now but deserves."
— Tyra Banks, on the importance of Black Panther, to reporters at the film's premiere
12 of 40
"It's a daily battle. Some days I feel great and some days I don't feel great. And sometimes it’s periods of times."
— Demi Lovato, revealing she struggles with body positivity, to PEOPLE
13 of 40
"I give him a bouquet of salamis from around the world, because he just loves pork—what are you gonna do?"
— Rachael Ray, on what she gifts her husband every year on Valentine's Day, to PEOPLE
14 of 40
"It makes you gasp and it just squeezes your heart sometimes, because you never want your kids to go through these sort of pain issues."
— Angela Bassett, revealing her kids have experienced racism, to PEOPLE
15 of 40
"At one point I just simply remember thinking, 'God, I really hope he asks me to marry him.' I don't know when or why. It was fairly early on."
— Sarah Jessica Parker, on dating now-husband Matthew Broderick, to PEOPLE
16 of 40
"For me, I just want to gather as many [embryos] as possible. I don’t want to do this again for the rest of my life."
— Chrissy Teigen, hoping that In Vitro Fertilization helps her chances of having a big family, to PEOPLE
17 of 40
"I don't think it's an accurate representation. It's some form of fan art … I guess."
— Guillermo del Toro, on a Shape of Water-inspired sex toy which is on sale, to The Wrap
18 of 40
"Soon I’ll start exploring whether my ovaries, which remain someplace inside me in that vast cavern of organs and scar tissue, have eggs. Adoption is a thrilling truth I'll pursue with all my might."
— Lena Dunham, on wanting to explore options for having children after undergoing a full hysterectomy, to Vogue
19 of 40
"We still have no doubts about what we want to do, and we want to get married — but we want to enjoy every moment of it."
— Jordan Rodgers, on why he and Bachelorette star JoJo Fletcher are not rushing to tie the knot, to PEOPLE
20 of 40
"I'm bashful right now … Kristen [Doute] and Katie [Maloney] introduced us."
— Stassi Schroeder, revealing she's in a relationship, on Watch What Happens Live
21 of 40
"It's super not glamorous. It's really unsexy."
— Dakota Johnson, on filming sex scenes for Fifty Shades Freed, to Marie Claire
22 of 40
"Beyoncé came walking up like…'Biitttchhh!' But, she didn’t say that. But her demeanor, her body from the way she walked up on them said, 'Get your hands off my man’s chest.'"
— Tiffany Haddish, revealing Beyoncé stepped in when an actress got too close to JAY-Z at a party, to TV One's UNCENSORED
23 of 40
"Sometimes I just have to jump two feet into a cold pool and go, 'OK, I believe in myself enough, I know I work hard. I know I can always bet on myself.'"
— Reese Witherspoon, on how she combats fear and doubt, to Marie Claire
24 of 40
"Burgers, fries, maybe some Hawaiian pizza."
— Chloe Kim, on what she wants to chow down following her Olympic gold medal win, to PEOPLE
25 of 40
"I don’t get it. It’s a catfight of one from where I see it."
— Andy Cohen, defending Sarah Jessica Parker amid drama with Kim Cattrall, to Extra
26 of 40
"That was definitely a liberating stage. I had nothing to hide behind. I had my hair short for a very long time after that."
— Lupita Nyong'o, on shaving her head as a teenager, to Allure
27 of 40
"Women are really fascinating and interesting and should get their own stories."
— Rachel Weisz, on not wanting a female James Bond, to The Telegraph
28 of 40
"I hope that we can one day get to a point where everyone realizes that women do not have to be modest to be respected."
— Aly Raisman, posing nude for Sports Illustrated, to SI Swim
29 of 40
"Oh my God, are you kidding? I'd love to get that gang back together."
— John Krasinski, confirming he's down for The Office reboot, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
30 of 40
"I don't smoke and I don’t drink anymore and I don’t go out in the sun and I don’t eat and I don’t love anybody."
— John Mayer, revealing his skincare secret, on his Instagram Story
31 of 40
"When you're least looking for it, that's when it finds you, and it actually did."
— Jordin Sparks, on meeting her husband Dana Isaiah, to PEOPLE
32 of 40
"It's a very new thing in my life, and I feel like a grandmother who's learned how to use the microwave."
— Natalie Portman, on how Reese Witherspoon taught her how to use social media, to Entertainment Tonight
33 of 40
"Swallowing my values was not an option. What happened to me was unfair."
— Catt Sadler, opening up about her departure from E! and the pay gap between her and former co-worker Jason Kennedy, in an essay for Coveteur
34 of 40
"The interesting thing is that my two girls have completely different aesthetics. One of them is going to want to wear them, the other is not, and they'll figure it out and they can do with them what they want."
— Brooke Shields, revealing that she saved her original Calvin Klein jeans for her daughters, to PEOPLE
35 of 40
"It's me in my rawest form, doing something great for my body, pushing myself as hard as I can, and it feels so good."
— Shay Mitchell, on feeling her best when working out, to Shape
36 of 40
"She thinks that she's pretty much going to be the mama, so I’m all for it."
— Coco Rocha, on how daughter Ioni is preparing to be a big sister, to PEOPLE
37 of 40
"I will not further explain the way my body looks, just as anyone, with a body type that doesnt suit [your] 'beauty' expectation, shouldn't have to."
— Gigi Hadid, slamming those who comment on her weight, on Twitter
38 of 40
"She wanted ten after this, and now couple insane, crying up-all-night [experiences], we've gone down to five."
— Spencer Pratt, on how many kids he and wife Heidi want, to PEOPLE
39 of 40
"Your continuous reaching out is a painful reminder of how cruel you really were then and now. Let me make this VERY clear. (If I haven’t already) You are not my family. You are not my friend."
— Kim Cattrall, responding to Sarah Jessica Parker's comments following the death of her brother, on Instagram
40 of 40
"Wish I could ice skate but I don't want to die."
— Leslie Jones, sharing her colorful Olympic commentary, on Twitter
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