Go ahead quote me

Sarah Silverman.
Sarah Silverman.
Jessica Chastain.
Jessica Chastain.
Jennifer Hudson.
Jennifer Hudson.

I'm still in shock, but I'm very excited. My manager and partner Amy called me crying. I thought somebody died.

ACTRESS SARAH SILVERMAN on receiving a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination


It's not a valid excuse to say women don't call asking to direct superhero movies. Every female director I've asked if she'd be interested in directing a big movie like that says, 'Hell, yeah.'

ACTRESS JESSICA CHASTAIN on sexism in Hollywood


This is reality for me. This is my life. A part of my life.

ACTRESS JENNIFER HUDSON, whose mother, brother and nephew were shot and killed in 2008, on gun violence

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 15, 2015, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe