Go Ahead Quote Me

Patrick Stewart.
Patrick Stewart.
Miles Teller.
Miles Teller.
Scott Eastwood.
Scott Eastwood.

I went for melodrama. If there was rage, I raged like a tempest. If Shylock was mean, I was pure evil. Terrible, looking back. I should have been arrested for overacting.

ACTOR PATRICK STEWART on an early, awful performance of the misunderstood role in The Merchant Of Venice


I'd say that you get a little more guarded, but I'm actually not. Certain times, I'll choose my words very carefully and maybe come off a little more boring. But I also think that's why people - certain people - do relate to me: Because there is no agenda, honestly.

ACTOR MILES TELLER on being misrepresented in the media


That was probably the wildest time. It still beats out being in movies or whatever. It still beats out all that, a thousand times.

ACTOR SCOTT EASTWOOD on getting female attention during his stint as a bartender

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 25, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe