Go ahead quote me

Fan Bingbing.
Fan Bingbing.
Christie Brinkley.
Christie Brinkley.
James Taylor.
James Taylor.

Even if it's considered a show, I think it's the best show.

ACTRESS FAN BINGBING, responding to cynicism about the sincerity of her high-profile charity work


When I get lazy about exercising, I think about my goals. Short term, I want to be in good enough shape to play with my kids, to ski and paddleboard. And long term, I want to stay strong so I'll remain healthy and independent into my later years.

FORMER MODEL CHRISTIE BRINKLEY, 62


I wasn't a suitable partner for anyone until I got sober at 35 and probably not for another five or six years after that.

SINGER JAMES TAYLOR, 68, thrice- married

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 29, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe