Go Ahead Quote Me

Barbra Streisand.
Barbra Streisand.
Kathy Chow.
Kathy Chow.
Winona Ryder.
Winona Ryder.

She pronounces my name wrong. And so what did I do? I called the head of Apple, Tim Cook, and he delightfully agreed to have Siri change the pronunciation of my name, finally, with the next update on Sept 30.

ENTERTAINER BARBRA STREISAND on what she did about the Apple digital assistant mispronouncing her last name


I don't like being a housewife. In the end, I didn't want to get married.

ACTRESS KATHY CHOW on why she has ended a 12-year relationship with an architect


I wish I could unknow this, but there is a perception of me that I'm super-sensitive and fragile. And I am super-sensitive and I don't think that that's a bad thing. To do what I do, I have to remain open.

ACTRESS WINONA RYDER

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 01, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe