Go ahead quote me

Quentin Tarantino.
Quentin Tarantino.
Blake Shelton.
Blake Shelton.

Before I ever made a movie, my mission statement was that

I wanted to make movies that, if young people saw them, it would make them want to make movies. That is one thing I can definitely say I've done.


I can write things about myself and my life. But I don't have a whole lot of experience being shot out of a slingshot at pigs.

COUNTRY MUSICIAN BLAKE SHELTON, on penning a song for the Angry Birds movie

I've dated a lot of beautiful women.

A friend pointed out I didn't actually like them, and advised me to make an Excel spreadsheet to find out who I really loved. It came down to Kate.

SELF-HELP AUTHOR PAUL MCKENNA, who is now engaged to his long-time assistant Kate Davey

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 06, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe