Go Ahead Quote Me

Derek Hough
Derek Hough
Fatboy Slim
Fatboy Slim

When I was younger, all my hand-me- downs were girls' clothes. So, like, if I got shoes, they'd have some pink in them because they were my sisters' too. I would have to get a Sharpie pen and colour in the pink to black so that people didn't know they were girls' shoes.

DANCER DEREK HOUGH


An artist must have moral fibre.

MUSICIAN LIU CHIA-CHANG, after his former wife, actress Chen Chen, washed the family's dirty linen on Facebook


My music and shows have always been about escapism, for people to forget about what's wrong in their life. I've done it for 30 years but, because my life was really happy, I was providing that escapism for the crowds. And now they're providing that escapism for me.

DJ FATBOY SLIM on enduring the end of his marriage to TV presenter Zoe Ball

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 24, 2017, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe