Go ahead quote me

Zendaya.
Zendaya.
Gwyneth Paltrow.
Gwyneth Paltrow.

I was made fun of, but it didn't bother me very much because I was very comfortable in who I was. I was taught as a young child by my parents and family to love myself.

ACTRESS ZENDAYA on overcoming bullying with confidence


So many shocking things have been released, and what's surprising is how little anything actually shocks people.

FILM-MAKER LAURA POITRAS on revelations about US government surveillance


I've always done things kind of my own way. As long as I can keep doing things my own way, I think I'll feel successful.

ACTRESS GWYNETH PALTROW on shrugging off her haters

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 17, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe