Go ahead quote me

Liam Gallagher.
Liam Gallagher.
Priyanka Chopra.
Priyanka Chopra.
Irvine Welsh.
Irvine Welsh.

Did they? Not in my world, they haven't. What, Calvin Harris? The most boring person? I'll tell you what they've become: the new accountants.

SINGER LIAM GALLAGHER slamming the suggestion that DJs have become the new rock stars


I was playing that girl with insecurities. And when I saw it, I was like, 'What did I do?' I started talking about being proud of the way I looked. I actually like my skin tone.

ACTRESS PRIYANKA CHOPRA, who once did a commercial for a skin-lightening cream


Fiction is struggling to keep up with reality. Humans seem to have evolved now to the point where we create our own reality dramas that are in some ways superior to anything we could invent.

AUTHOR IRVINE WELSH

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 11, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe