Go ahead quote me

Song Hye Kyo.
Song Hye Kyo.
Christina Hendricks.
Christina Hendricks.
Robbie Williams.
Robbie Williams.

I told her it was very important to call her future mother-in-law, not once every two days, but once a day. I call my mother-in-law every day.

ACTRESS KIM HEE SEON on the advice she gave her friend Song Hye Kyo ahead of her wedding to actor Song Joong Ki


It would be a shame to have played that character for nine years and not steal some of Joan's qualities. I poured myself into her and the response she received was very positive. It emboldened me and I learnt it was okay to embrace that self-confidence.

ACTRESS CHRISTINA HENDRICKS on playing bombshell office manager Joan Holloway in TV's Mad Men


I'm a show person. The more cocky and arrogant I look onstage, the more terrified I am.

MUSICIAN ROBBIE WILLIAMS

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 13, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe