Go ahead quote me

Chris Evans.
Chris Evans.
Sofia Coppola.
Sofia Coppola.
Judd Apatow.
Judd Apatow.

My body doesn't naturally want to be this size and it's getting harder as I get older. And now I've noticed that no matter how hard I work out, I can still feel a bit of a soft section around the middle.

CAPTAIN AMERICA ACTOR CHRIS EVANS, 36, on staying in shape


I was trying to tell my kids, 'I'm sorry I'm on the phone, but I got this prize!' But they were proud. I was walking the next day to school and strangers on the street were going, 'Congratulations!'

SOFIA COPPOLA, who got a call telling her she had won Best Director for The Beguiled at the Cannes Film Festival


I thought, may I ask him out to lunch? Maybe he's like the lonely cheerleader no one asks to the prom.

FILM-MAKER JUDD APATOW, who tried and failed to get a lunch date with music legend Paul McCartney

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 21, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe