Celeb Quotes of the Day: Miranda Kerr, Serena Williams & More
"This is normal — that’s what I’m trying to say. That it’s not weird … I would be more freaked out if I weren’t freaking out."
— Jenny Mollen, talking about her experience with what she calls "prepartum" depression, on Instagram
"Poor old thing. He’s been left there to have to get on with it, when the parents go away is always the problem. It’s good for you in the end, I suppose. It’s character building, I suppose!”
— Prince Charles, on grandson Prince George's nerves before his first day of school on Thursday, to ITV News
"My son, he’s four. I’ve heard from some people that they don’t agree with him wearing dresses. To them I say, I don’t care. He’s four and if he wants to wear it then he wears it. And it’s dresses or goggles or slippers or whatever. It’s his life, they’re not my clothes."
— Brian Austin Green, on those who criticize him and wife Megan Fox for letting their son Noah wear dresses, on Hollywood Pipeline’s Straight from the Source videos
“I built this show around myself and the producers. We were young women in our 30s trying to figure it out and find our own way. I was making a lot of money, and my producers were still getting the same salary. I went to my boss at the time and I said, ‘Everybody needs a raise.’ And he said, ‘Why?’ He actually said to me, ‘They’re only girls. They’re a bunch of girls. What do they need more money for?’ I go, ‘Well, either they’re gonna get raises, or I’m gonna sit down. I will not work unless they get paid.’ And so they did."
— Oprah Winfrey, on fighting for raises for her female staffers, to TIME Firsts
“I might not be at the top of the list for, like, a funny dude. But if someone is dying or suffering greatly, I’ll get a call. I got calls about [playing] Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, David Koresh and Jim Jones, all within two weeks. I’m not doing them, but I thought for a second, ‘Oh, my God, I should do them all.’ Just put them together like a Criterion Collection box set. And then retire.”
— Jared Leto, on his reputation for playing dramatic, complex characters, to The WSJ. Magazine
“I was really nervous at the beginning, but now I’m getting used to it. I’ve had a lot of help from my mom and dad. My brother has five kids already.”
— Bam Margera, on prepping for parenthood with wife Nikki Boyd Margera, to PEOPLE
"At work, I’m like, ‘We need to do this!’ and, ‘This needs to happen!’ But at home, I slip into my feminine and empower Evan to be in his masculine."
— Miranda Kerr, on her at-home dynamic with new husband, Snap, Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel, to Net-a-Porter's digital magazine, The Edit
"It isn’t always easy to be on this stage and play in a tournament and have someone make a comment about your body."
— Serena Williams, on double standards and sexism in sports, to TIME Firsts
“It was rough talking about my father, and what happened to my mom — realizing that the scars of those tumultuous years are still with me today and affect me in ways I didn’t imagine. I left a lot out, but wanted to be honest with the readers because I know that a lot of people have gone through similar things. That’s how healing can begin … discussing the difficult stuff.”
— Tess Holliday, on opening up about the tough moments in her childhood in her new book, to PEOPLE
"Upon leaving the @bacheloretteabc I was asked, "what did you learn about yourself during this process?" And at the time I naively said "nothing that I can think of." Now... looking back... I realize I learned one of the single greatest teachings of my life; When you let uncertainty or fear guide your decisions, you risk missing out on what could potentially be the greatest opportunity of a life time. So live dangerously, live without the fear of the unknown, and continue to live and love with a heart that is truly open to anything. #thankyou #lovealways"
— Peter Kraus, seemingly reacting to the news that he won't be the next Bachelor, on Instagram
"We can't deal with things in a normal period, like normal people. We have to kind of brush ourselves off and move on."
— Khloé Kardashian, on living life in the spotlight, to Glamour
"As a kid, I imagined having children and being with an amazing partner. This is a whole other wrench I didn't anticipate."
— Alanis Morissette, revealing she has been battling postpartum depression, to PEOPLE
"You took me home in '85. Married me in '97. You give me a thrill every time you walk through the door. TY for marrying me 20yrs ago today."
— Felicity Huffman, celebrating her and husband William H. Macy's anniversary, on Twitter
"When you're in a jail cell and they shut that door, you realize no one can save you. If there's a fire and they decide not to open the door, you'll die. You are a caged animal."
— Shailene Woodley, opening up about her arrest for protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, to Marie Claire UK
"Maybe being young, you think, 'Well, I know how to do this!' and the older you get, the more you realize that you don't know anything."
— Julianne Moore, on how she prepares for film roles, to InStyle
"Besides being super attracted to each other, I think there's a sense of flirting with each other and still keeping that spice alive."
— Jessie James Decker, on the secret behind her and husband Eric Decker's successful marriage, to PEOPLE
"I was warned by my publicist at the time — everybody said, 'We could destroy this whole show.' But, you know, it's my life."
— Ellen DeGeneres, on making the decision to come out as gay on her sitcom Ellen, on TIME Firsts
"The thing about modeling is every single day you're working with a completely new team so every single day is your first day of work or your first day of school. And you can't really have an off day because that will be the only experience they have with you."
— Kate Upton, on the unglamorous side of modeling, to Women's Wear Daily
"In the end, as much as we loved each other and tried to make it work, we just realized we were different people fighting to keep a relationship when ultimately we just weren't the best fit for each other."
— Vanessa Grimaldi, on her split from Bachelor Nick Viall, to PEOPLE
"It feels like some weird fantasy that I've had since Destiny's Child. It feels amazing that I get to be a part of this brand that has already inspired me and be working with a woman who has especially been a huge inspiration to me and so many folks around the world."
— Laverne Cox, on modeling for Beyoncé's athleisure line, Ivy Park, to PEOPLE
"Run away from a man who can't handle your ambition. Run. So many men think ambition is awesome and sexy!"
— Reese Witherspoon, on her advice for goal-oriented women, to Glamour
"I didn't love my work in Gatsby. I'm not sure if I slightly kind of lost my way because I was intimidated by the scale of it. I think I might have been overawed by my experience and intimidated by the level of performances around me."
— Carey Mulligan, on not liking her performance in The Great Gatsby, to Variety
"It's just sort of how I felt as a really quiet kid with headgear and then suddenly being an actress in L.A. Basically how I haven't felt comfortable in my own skin."
— Anna Faris, on what she covers in her upcoming Unqualified book, on her podcast
"To target these young people is wrong – because they have done nothing wrong. It is self-defeating – because they want to start new businesses, staff our labs, serve in our military, and otherwise contribute to the country we love. And it is cruel."
— Former President Barack Obama, sharing his support for DACA, on Facebook
"I never wore form-fitting dresses before. There are a lot of people who make you feel uncomfortable if you show a chubby stomach, arm or leg. I was being educated, while becoming part of the conversation on size inclusivity."
— Chrissy Metz, on how red carpet events transformed the This Is Us star's style, to PEOPLE
"When you're playing a real person, you never want to be ghoulish. I don't want to pick apart a person. I want to invent someone. So I would hate for her to watch it and think I overdramatized anything."
— Claire Foy, on the possibility of Queen Elizabeth watching The Crown, to Town & Country
"Yeah, I did it. Why not? Look, I do a lot of sh—."
— Lana Del Rey, confirming that she put a hex on President Donald Trump, to NME
"Serena has more than demonstrated that she's capable of anything. Someone like that always has the possibility of getting back to the top."
—Rafael Nadal, on whether or not Serena Williams could bounce back after baby, to PEOPLE
"You do not have the right to approach STRANGERS and throw your arms around us like you know us. What you did was not cool and inappropriate."
— Lili Reinhart, responding to a fan who called the Riverdale cast rude after an encounter, on Twitter
"I literally do not try and show my ass when I wear shorts...my ass just eats them up and then I don't notice...awkward af."
— Ariel Winter, explaining her wardrobe malfunction, on Twitter
"I can tell you that at the end of the day I think it's really simple. We're two people who are really happy and in love."
— Meghan Markle, opening up about boyfriend Prince Harry, to Vanity Fair
"When I went backstage, Christian was by the stairs making sure I was okay. The best part about being in love with someone is having them there to catch you if you fall."
— Lady Gaga, on how boyfriend Christian Carino took care of her during a rainy performance, at a New York show
"I knew something was wrong. I just couldn't prove it. I just had all the heaviness of not feeling right, not feeling good."
— Mary J. Blige, on her marriage with ex Kendu Isaacs, to Variety
"He had women in different countries. Basically, if you're a women giving Ozzy either a back rub or a trolley of food, God help you."
— Sharon Osbourne, sharing details about husband Ozzy Osbourne's infidelity, to The Telegraph