Go ahead quote me

Esperanza Spalding.
Esperanza Spalding.
Tom Hiddleston.
Tom Hiddleston.
Carrie Underwood.
Carrie Underwood.

I know I'm invisible because I'm just a shell that's seen as 'a pretty person that does something'. That'll change in like 20 years because I'm a woman, so I'm just milking it while I'm still considered young and pretty.

JAZZ MUSICIAN ESPERANZA SPALDING


He now walks in a particularly Bondy way. If he has an olive in a drink, people say it's coded. It's an unfair position, so I'd better not make it any worse.

HUGH LAURIE joking about the 007 rumours swirling around fellow actor Tom Hiddleston


He's the best thing. I never really knew what it was like to love something or someone unconditionally until I had him.

SINGER CARRIE UNDERWOOD on her young son

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 14, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe