Go ahead quote me

Ellen Degeneres.
Ellen Degeneres.
Amy Winehouse.
Amy Winehouse.
Robert De Niro.
Robert De Niro.

Would I call myself the Mother Teresa of talk shows?

The Dalai Lama of daytime?

No. But I'm sure someone out there has.

TV HOST ELLEN DEGENERES, who was honoured as a humanitarian at the People's Choice Awards


Hearing Amy's songs played, I always say, 'Hello, Amy.' That's what's lovely. She's here all the time.

JANIS, mother of Amy Winehouse on keeping the singer's memory alive


She might give me advice about the way a scene is going or the way I should play something.

I'm pretty easy about that stuff.

JOY STAR ROBERT DE NIRO on receiving acting tips from his younger co-star Jennifer Lawrence

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 12, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe