Celeb Quotes of the Day: Chrissy Teigen, Cher & More
"The more I eat the hungrier I get. It's like some sort of food benjamin button s—."
— Chrissy Teigen, on her insatiable appetite, on Twitter
"You could see in the leather-harness suit he wore to the Academy Awards that he isn’t afraid to take chances. It wasn’t about the suit, really. It was about the fact that he dares to be different in a world where being different always comes with a cost. I thought it was fabulous, of course."
— Cher, on Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon being a powerful role model, in her 2018 TIME 100 profile of him
"When I’m performing it’s like, I’m in the song. Then, as soon as the song’s over, it’s like I’m Carrie again and I just want to kind of get off the stage."
— Carrie Underwood, on getting "weirded out by clapping," to iHeartRadio's Bobby Bones
"I felt that was the only time I can think of, besides having to say, 'I’m not dating my friend’s ex,' is when I had to say to the world, 'My dog wasn’t trying to pee on someone … No, no, he was just asking for a scratch.'"
—Olivia Munn, on defending her dog against tabloid rumors, to PEOPLE
"Through other eyes this could be remembered as traumatic and harrowing. Through Trevor’s it is bonding and hilarious, a testament to the love of someone who truly had to think on their feet."
— Lupita Nyong'o, on Trevor Noah's recollection of his mother throwing him out of a moving vehicle while he was sleeping in order to save his life, in her 2018 TIME 100 profile of him
"I’ve never stopped and analyzed why I love Hugh Jackman. For me, it’s like loving chocolate or puppies or rainbows: effortless."
— Anne Hathaway, on Hugh Jackman's talent and personality, in her 2018 TIME 100 profile of him
"As soon as her head breached I reached in there, grabbed her by the cheeks and got her out."
— Jeffrey Dean Morgan, on delivering his and Hilarie Burton's new baby girl, to PEOPLE
"What're you doing tonight? You and chris wanna get dinner? Or hang? Also I'm about to go to park. Haha I can't get dinner tonight I have plans."
— Jennifer Lawrence, in three back-to-back texts to BFF Amy Schumer, to which Schumer replied "Good talk"
"The moment we started speaking, I realized we were in the wrong setting. I had thought, 'Oh, she’s 12, let’s get ice cream.' No. She may have been 12 in years, but her spirit and mind were timeless. A wise woman was speaking from her cherubic face. It was like speaking to a future mentor with a perspective and groundedness that I could only have dreamed of at that age. Or at any age, if I’m being honest."
— Aaron Paul, on meeting Millie Bobby Brown for the first time, in his TIME 100 profile of her
"I think it’s a process. I think I am in a stage of processing. I am not in complete denial, but I don’t think the processing will be complete for a while."
— Kerry Washington, on wrapping up Scandal after 7 seasons, to PEOPLE
"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
"It’s not ideal, but yeah, I think both of us are actually probably doing better."
— Chris Pratt, on life since his divorce from Anna Faris, to Entertainment Weekly
"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."
— Kelly Clarkson, on finding validation outside of social media and the difficulties of teaching that to her kids, to PEOPLE
"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
"As a creative your ideas are your strongest form of currency. You have to protect your ability to create at all cost. Try to avoid any contractual situation where you are held back from your ideas."
— Kanye West, on the importance of protecting your creativity, on Twitter
"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."
— Bella Hadid, reflecting on the moment Instagram bullies attacked her, to PEOPLE