Go ahead quote me

Sam Smith.
Sam Smith.
Mindy Kaling.
Mindy Kaling.
Helen Mirren.
Helen Mirren.

"When someone calls you gay, there's not much you can do about that because I am. Whereas, if someone calls you fat, there is something you can do about that."

SINGER SAM SMITH on his weight loss


"No one needs a late bloomer in her mid-30s telling other people how to date."

ACTRESS MINDY KALING on why she refuses to dole out dating advice in her new book Why Not Me?


"It's a really terrible idea to get married for the frock. I was lucky because I'd worn so many incredible dresses as costumes. But girls nowadays have a princess complex - they're longing to have the gorgeous dress, be the centre of attention and live the dream for 24 hours."

ACTRESS HELEN MIRREN

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 10, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - BITE10OCT'. Print Edition | Subscribe