Celeb Quotes of the Day: Charlize Theron, Chris Pratt & More
"I would literally wake up at two in the morning and I'd have a cup of cold macaroni and cheese just next to me. I would wake up and I would just eat it ... I would just, like, shove it in my throat. It's hard to maintain that weight."
— Charlize Theron, on the reality of having to gain 50 lbs. for her role in Tully, to Entertainment Tonight
"The absolute lowest moment for me is when the time arrives for the fateful question: 'How often do you and your husband have sex?' I have lost friends with this question."
— Ali Wentworth, on her and husband George Stephanopoulos' avid sex life, to PEOPLE
"I think I’m awesome, I think I’m doing all right and I love myself for me, and that’s a really hard thing to teach this next generation because of social media."
"To deem unflattering the 'big jeans' and 'baggy gray top' I wear throughout the film is to suggest a preference for heroines in more tight-fitting clothes ... We need to see female characters be powerful and beautiful in ways that don’t rely on outdated representations of women."
— Lola Kirke, responding to The New Yorker critic Anthony Lane's review of her new movie Gemini, in a letter to the editor published in the magazine
"I would say the first time my son peed all over me and it was just really hot. I was adjusting to being urinated on, so that was like, 'Oh, there’s hot pee all over me,' and I kind of acted like a baby."
— Spencer Pratt, on his most embarrassing parenting experience, to PEOPLE
"It is possible to turn poison into medicine."
— Tina Turner, on the healing nature of turning her life story into art, at the world premiere of her new bio-musical Tina
"I’m like, 'Don’t be offended. I don’t like every song that’s on the Rolling Stones album. There’s ones that you like."
— Guy Fieri, on explaining to chefs that he doesn't always love every meal he eats on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, on Brian Koppelman's The Moment podcast
"I don’t know why at a certain point we tell them that’s for boys and that’s for girls, but I’m going to do my best to not force that delineation."
— Olivia Wilde, on avoiding restrictive gender norms as she raises her children, to PEOPLE
"... Some of the things I've discovered is that I actually like myself! And I like getting older. At 45, I feel the sexiest and the most beautiful I’ve ever felt."
— Tracee Ellis Ross, on the confidence that comes with age, to InStyle
"Kids used to make fun of me in elementary school by calling me Big Bird (because I was 'too tall' and had 'yellow' hair). Here’s to making best buddies with the things that once hurt you."
— Blake Lively, on being bullied about her height growing up, on Instagram
"I feel like gender-neutral is in itself a label and I’m label-less. I don’t like labels at all so I believe that a woman and a girl can do anything."
— Pink, on raising her children in a gender-neutral environment, to PEOPLE
"I was just told that you know, 'Hey you’re, you’re getting equal pay,' and I was like [gasp]. And I almost got emotional. I was like, 'I have never been paid the same as my male counterparts… Never, never.'"
— Evan Rachel Wood, on finally receiving equal pay for her starring role on HBO's Westworld, to The Wrap's Sharon Waxman
"I cry all the time. Last time I cried, I was just listening to a song that’s for my next album. I was driving to the beach and thinking about the world and how we can make a change with the youth—if we start being honest and get enough scientists mixed with young minds to really create a utopian world. My next album is extremely dark."
— Jaden Smith, on the last time he cried, to Elle
"I don’t know if he just wants attention, and that’s why part of me doesn’t even want to talk about it, because I feel like I’m giving him what he wants. I feel like he doesn’t even care that it made him look bad. I feel like he just wants attention — whether it’s good or bad."
— Amanda Stanton, on the Twitter drama between her and ex-boyfriend Robby Hayes, on the Help! I Suck at Dating podcast
"There’s been a lot of projection. I heard a lot of, 'She doesn’t have a right to feel bad about herself because she looks however she looks.' But first off, it’s not about an ugly troll becoming beautiful, it’s about a woman who has low self-esteem finding some. Everyone’s got a right to feel that feeling, regardless of their appearance. We all struggle with self-esteem. I certainly have … it’s not our place to say who should be allowed to have low self-esteem."
— Amy Schumer, on the body shaming backlash around her new movie I Feel Pretty, to Vulture
"As hard as it may seem, you have to meet it with love. You have to try and empathize with hate. Not hate yourself, but you have to understand why people often want to damage other people is because they’re damaged themselves. And if you could just turn that mirror around a little bit on them, then it might quell it slightly."
— Benedict Cumberbatch, on his advice for dealing with bullies, to teen YouTube sensation Sophia Grace Brownlee
"I feel honestly better than I’ve ever felt, I love my life, I feel so healthy and strong and probably in better shape than I ever was."
— Kate Walsh, on her approach towards a healthy lifestyle following her brain tumor diagnosis in 2015, to PEOPLE
"I am incredibly grateful that the woman I am about to marry, Meghan, will be joining me in this work, of which she too is hugely excited to take part in."
— Prince Harry, giving his bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, a shout-out, at the 11th Commonwealth Youth Forum
"At the end of the day I don’t want to mean, and I don’t want to ‘clap back.’ We’re all just human beings and it wasn’t even about what they said about our faces, it was just that — don’t attack my personality because you don’t know me. That’s what deeply hurts me."
"I want my children to do what they love, and if that’s modeling, then I would be there every step of the way to support them."
— Alessandra Ambrosio, on her kids' potentially following in her supermodel footsteps, to Harper's Bazaar
"You have to forgive. That was then, this is now. You don’t have to hold on to anything. You are not doing your children any service. Bring as much peace and harmony to their life as you can."
— Paula Patton, on successfully co-parenting with ex Robin Thicke, on Extra TV
"I’ll just go from best friend to babysitter."
— Nina Dobrev, on how her and Julianne Hough's relationship will change once the dancing pro has kids, to PEOPLE
"There was a time when I was like, 'Oh my god, I have to lose this weight because if I don’t, then who’s gonna date me?' [Now], my working out is about me."
— Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness, sharing his new body-positive mindset, to InStyle
"His people said, ‘Steve, this is the most Kanye has ever smiled since we’ve been working with him.’ Kanye smiled! When I introduced him, he smiled. When I talked to him on the panel, he smiled. Just tune in and you’ll see Kanye smiling. He’s happy!"
— Steve Harvey, dishing on Kanye West's appearance on Celebrity Family Feud, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
"I'm in love. He’s amazing on so many different levels, I’ve never experienced that before."
— Laverne Cox, gushing over her boyfriend, to PEOPLE
"Being on a set in which they want to hear your voice, and they want to hear your input — you know, it’s very special for an actor — but particularly, a teenager. And a teenage girl."
— Yara Shahidi, on how Black-ish and Grown-ish have taught her that her opinion matters, to PEOPLE
"From now on, the best part of me will always be my wife and my son. Welcome Billy Stamos (named after my father)."
— John Stamos, announcing the birth of his and wife Caitlin McHugh's son, on Instagram
"When I was sick with breast cancer, he was the first to call ... There is that Matt and then there’s the Matt that the accusers speak of. And those accusers’ voices matter and that story matters."
— Hoda Kotb, revealing she still "keeps in touch" with Matt Lauer after his Today firing, to The Hollywood Reporter
"I love how that song, like so many of hers, captures something very honest about the quiet but meaningful moments in a relationship."
— Austin Swift, sharing that his favorite Reputation song is "New Year's Day", to PEOPLE
"If Blake were smart, he would marry her before she goes to an optometrist. Every time I meet Gwen, she’s holding her phone way out here to read. I’m like, ‘That’s it, she can’t see!'"
— Luke Bryan, on why he says Blake Shelton should marry Gwen Stefani ASAP, to Entertainment Tonight
"I mean, he just is like a big teddy bear! His smile just warms the room and he’s lovely. He’s everything that you wish that he was."
— Malin Akerman, opening up about Rampage costar Dwayne Johnson, to PEOPLE Now
"She let’s me do me and accepts me for who I am. She doesn’t try to change me."
— Snoop Dogg, on his friendship with Martha Stewart, to PEOPLE
"It only takes one woman to do the job of two men."
— Reba McEntire, shading former male ACM Awards cohosts, at the annual event
“I was aspiring to be in love with someone for the rest of my life and the rest of theirs, as we all do. Things change, and we move forward in life. Times change, but that’s what I was thinking when I wrote it."
— Zayn Malik, reflecting on his relationship with ex Gigi Hadid, on On Air with Ryan Seacrest
“I’m not here to prove anything to anyone except myself."
— Tonya Harding, on joining Dancing with the Stars, to PEOPLE
"I think the weight of it hits you when we said our vows to each other in front of our friends and family. It’s like, I’m promising forever to someone in front of all of our loved ones, so that’s a huge deal, but as far as our relationship it doesn’t feel different. We’ll always be best friends."
— Maren Morris, on married life with husband Ryan Hurd, to PEOPLE