Go ahead quote me

Will Smith.
Will Smith.
Vicki Zhao.
Vicki Zhao.
Nicole Kidman.
Nicole Kidman.

When I was 15 years old, my first girlfriend cheated on me. And I remember making a decision that nobody would ever cheat on me again. And the way I was going to do that was by being the biggest actor on Earth. So there's been this weird psychology that I have always felt like: 'If my movies are number one, my life is going to work out great.'

ACTOR WILL SMITH on what fuelled his early success


Money is important. When you don't have money, you do a lot of things against your will.

ACTRESS VICKI ZHAO


I didn't know if that was a compliment or not because I didn't know what Viagra was.

ACTRESS NICOLE KIDMAN on a review that called her performance in the 1998 production of The Blue Room "pure theatrical Viagra"

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 27, 2015, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe