Go ahead quote me

Nick Cannon.
Nick Cannon.
Michelle Yeoh.
Michelle Yeoh.
Justin Lin.
Justin Lin.

"I can talk to him. He is enjoying it. I just bought him the Sports Illustrated magazine Sunday. Me and him are on the same page."

— TV PRESENTER NICK CANNON, 35, on bonding with his four-year-old son with singer Mariah Carey


"It's not so much needing to be fit and young - it really comes down to experience and timing. You have to be very confident when they drop you."

— ACTRESS MICHELLE YEOH, 53, on taking on wire work for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword Of Destiny


"I was meeting potential investors, and right away, everybody's like, 'It's an Asian-American cast. It'll never sell.' And a lot of them were Asian-American investors."

— JUSTIN LIN on being an Asian-American director in Hollywood

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 27, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe