Go ahead quote me

Barbra Streisand.
Barbra Streisand.
Natalie Portman.
Natalie Portman.
Idris Elba.
Idris Elba.

I'm a person who likes to live in the moment and think about the future; I don't really like revisiting the past. But I thought I better do it now before my memory becomes more misty and watercoloured.

ACTRESS BARBRA STREISAND on writing a memoir


I must be honest: She did not like me, but I loved her and admired her so much. She sensed in me what I learnt later about myself, that I had a really hard time saying what I wanted and being the boss.

ACTRESS NATALIE PORTMAN, who directed the late Lauren Bacall in the 2008 short film Eve


I want to do comedy because I'm hilarious.

ACTOR IDRIS ELBA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe