Celeb Quotes of the Day: Gabrielle Union, Viola Davis & More

Gabrielle Union gets real about the #MeToo movement. Plus, Viola Davis and more

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"I think the floodgates have opened for white women."

— Gabrielle Union, asserting that women of color haven't been heard as enthusiastically during the #MeToo movement, to the New York Times

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"I wanted a life bigger than that. I wanted food in the refrigerator. A call to adventure."

— Viola Davis, recalling her early days living in poverty, at the Massachusetts Conference for Women

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"She needs to remember to take off her makeup before she goes to bed each night."

— Cindy Crawford, on the advice she gives daughter Kaia Gerber, to PEOPLE

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"This might be my favorite kiss, I think ever."

— Zac Efron, on his onscreen smooch with his The Greatest Showman costar Zendaya, to Film Web TV

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"I am the captain of my own ship, and I've never looked to anyone see to validate that, or tell me it's okay."

— Sarah Paulson, on refusing to hide her relationship with girlfriend Holland Taylor, to The Edit

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"We have to encourage the people who are currently in power, who are of one gender, to open the door."

— Meryl Streep, on combatting inequality in Hollywood, at the Massachusetts Conference for Women

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"I always try to think of ways to get revenge without going to jail."

Tiffany Haddish, recounting the time she pooped in her ex-boyfriend's shoes after learning he was unfaithful, to PEOPLE

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"I've got a strict 'no reading the comments on social media rule.'"

— Miley Cyrus, on her principle when posting online, to PEOPLE

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"I want to see the people who really did something get convicted, I mean I want the people who are the wrong, I want them to be punished. But I don’t want innocent people get hurt either."

— Alec Baldwin, opening up about the sexual harassment scandal in Hollywood, on Megyn Kelly TODAY

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"Just thinking about it makes me cringe!"

— Khloé Kardashian, on awkward first dates, on her website and app

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"The drugs thing, it was a hell of a lot of fun… until it wasn't. But you know what, I thank the day it happened to me. Because that's my strength, my faith, my hope for something better."

— Fergie, opening up about her battle with addiction to crystal meth, to iNews

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"I just thought, 'I'll never do that again. I'll never share that part of myself ever since it got shared against my will.' And then when I said yes to Red Sparrow, I felt I was taking something back."

— Jennifer Lawrence, recalling her nude photo hack, to The Hollywood Reporter

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"What I learned from Maddie is that fame affects her differently than how it affected me. I can only trust that she is telling me the truth. If that changes, we stop."

— Sia, defending her working relationship with Maddie Ziegler, on Twitter

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"Oh my God, I've got to have a daughter. I'm ruined after today."

Justin Timberlake, on feeling inspired by the The Hollywood Reporter's Power 100 Women in Entertainment breakfast, at the event

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"It's been made out that we know each other, but I don’t know her too well. I've only met her like five times, briefly."

— Sam Smith, on his friendship with Taylor Swift, on Watch What Happens Live

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"I thought I was going to meet her to placate her but really she was more worried about me, how I was doing with the ice skating, how I was doing with the fame at a young age."

— Margot Robbie, on meeting Tonya Harding for the first time, to PEOPLE

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"I don't think it will win as it’s very structured, manipulated by the network, production & almost scripted story lines at this point…"

— Farrah Abraham, calling out Teen Mom's Critics' Choice Awards nomination, on Twitter

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"We do couple's therapy. We work it like a job. Relationships aren't just perfect."

— Dax Shepard, on the key to his and wife Kristen Bell's happy marriage, to PEOPLE

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"We need Rachel McAdams! We need the whole cast back! I'd love to do it again."

— Lindsay Lohan, revealing she'd be down to star in a Mean Girls sequel, to E! News

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"I had years of struggling with depression and inner demons, and this was my way of talking about it."

— Lights, on how working on her album helped her mental health, to PEOPLE

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"…There was a heaviness probably during that situation that carried on and it wasn't because of the film."

— Angelina Jolie, on filming By the Sea with ex Brad Pitt, on The Hollywood Reporter's podcast, Awards Chatter

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"I never had to deal with the reality of asking myself, 'Are you nuts, putting yourself on stage with Lady Gaga?' "

Bradley Cooper, on working with the performer in A Star Is Born, to Entertainment Weekly

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"It's not good for me, personally. I'm just not equipped for it. I'm super sensitive — not too sensitive — but I really feel things."

— Daisy Ridley, on why she's not on Instagram, to Glamour

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"I figured that if he would be brazen enough to assault me under these risky circumstances and high stakes, imagine what he might do to a vulnerable, young artist if given the chance."

Taylor Swift, on her decision to countersue the radio host who sexually assaulted her, to TIME

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"I just felt at the time that the scripts had become so unbelievable and crazy, and I felt like they needed to become grittier and real."

— Hugh Jackman, revealing he turned down the role of James Bond, to Variety

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"Just because my name isn't a typical Latino name doesn't make me any less Latina. That's my father's name and I love him so much so I'm glad I didn't change it."

— Chrissie Fit, on almost changing her last name to sound more Latina, to PEOPLE

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"I never thought I would be a single mom."

Teresa Giuidice, on her hurdles as a parent, to PEOPLE

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"… She was the girl with the big curly hair and all the bracelets and the cowboy boots. And I was definitely up-and-coming, and we just clicked. It was the best thing we got out of those relationships."

— Selena Gomez, on becoming friends with Taylor Swift while they dated the Jonas Brothers, on KISS FM

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"I asked him the other day, 'If you could have pizza with any one of your friends, who would it be?' And he was like, [dreamy voice], 'Beatrice.' I had to text [Bryce] and tell her."

Chris Pratt, sharing he and Jurassic World costar Bryce Dallas Howard's kids are best friends, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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"Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason."

Shannon Beador, breaking her silence after filing for divorce from husband David, on Instagram

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"I auditioned with Matthew, isn't that weird? Never said that in public before. I auditioned with Matthew, which was completely fantastic. It just wouldn't have been the whole 'Jack and Rose, Kate and Leo' thing."

— Kate Winslet, revealing Matthew McConaughey auditioned for Leonardo DiCaprio's role in Titanic, on The Late Show

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"She said to me the other day, 'How many boys can I have at once?' And I said, 'Excuse me?' I said, 'Probably none of them because they won't deserve you.'"

— Pink, on the dating advice she gave daughter Willow, to Cosmopolitan

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"I feel like … he likes his milk like he likes his women: easy, with big nipples. I don't know anybody who has bigger nipples than I do right now except a bottle. I'm so pissed. I'm really sad, I'm really f—ing bummed."

— Jenny Mollen, on feeling "super rejected" by her newborn Lazlo when it comes to breastfeeding, on Instagram

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"I wish I would've eloquently said how much his music moves me and what an incredible gift he gives us all but nope, not sure I even spoke English."

— Chrissy Metz, on meeting Sam Smith, on Instagram

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"Depression for me has been a couple of different things — but the first time I felt it, I felt helpless, hopeless and things I had never felt before. I lost myself and my will to live."

— Ginger Zee, on her crippling battle with depression, to PEOPLE

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"This acne belongs to me, not them, and you are welcome to it."

— Ruby Rose, addressing hateful comments about her skin, on Instagram

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"I can totally see her getting marriage number two in before I even get a boyfriend."

— Stassi Schroeder, on Vanderpump Rules costar Scheana Marie, to PEOPLE

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"So I decided it was time to increase my 'swag' as the kids call it so I got a new wardrobe … [ex] Christina said I look like a farmer."

— Tarek El Moussa, on his new style, on Instagram

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"I try and remain as anonymous and invisible as I can so it doesn't take away from the experience of the men that I play."

— Milo Ventimiglia, on why he keeps his private life outside of the spotlight, to PEOPLE

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"It was pretty mutual. It's something we always knew we wanted to do."

— Jennifer Nettles, on Sugarland's decision to regroup, to PEOPLE

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"Some years you have your year and some years you don't have your year."

— Ed Sheeran, on not receiving a Grammy nomination this year, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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"I feel like Beau is really the pillar of the rebirth of our relationship because our relationship had to crumble for it to be rebuilt and it was really important that we just start it over."

— Tori Spelling, on how son Beau marks the start of a new relationship with husband Dean McDermott, to PEOPLE

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"Sammi is just in such a happy place that I feel like she doesn't want to jump back into that drama if it does happen. And being that there was a lot of Ron and Sam drama when we did film, it was just really hard on both of them. So I just think she doesn't want that anymore."

— Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, on why she thinks Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola won't appear on MTV's Jersey Shore revival, on her podcast

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"It imprinted in me that everything was going to work out. The bad guys got it, the good guys won … there was no cynicism in the movies. There was no darkness."

— Carol Burnett, on never feeling discouraged to pursue her dream of being an actress, to PEOPLE

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"Of course he said it … every single one of us [on the bus] assumed we were listening to a crass standup act. He was performing. Surely, we thought, none of this was real. We now know better."

— Billy Bush, slamming Donald Trump's claims that that was not his voice on the now-infamous Access Hollywood tape, in an op-ed for the New York Times

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"It's so much fun chasing her around! And she's started to say words, so it's really fun seeing her personality come out."

— Blac Chyna, on 1-year-old daughter Dream, to PEOPLE

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"So many of us go around and we have these interactions and we tell our stories but we don't share the good stuff."

— Andy Grammer, revealing the inspiration behind his new album, The Good Parts, to PEOPLE

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"It happens that I'm in love with my wife. I like my wife very much and I think she's super hot, the hottest girl in the world."

— Jaime Camil, on the key to his and wife Heidi Balvanera's happy marriage, to PEOPLE

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"She's a great mom."

— Matthew Morrison, reacting to Glee costar Naya Rivera's arrest, to PEOPLE

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"… On our 15th year of knowing each other we were able to open our hearts to each other to feel so much pure love and it's been truly incredible!"

— Kate Hudson, celebrating her first date anniversary with boyfriend Danny Fujikawa, on Instagram

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