Go Ahead Quote Me

British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed
British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed
Actress Jessica Biel
Actress Jessica Biel
Model Jordyn Woods
Model Jordyn Woods

The first person I met at Oxford, I asked to borrow a phone charger. She looked at me, laughed in my face and told me with no irony or malice that I looked just like Ali G.

BRITISH-PAKISTANI ACTOR RIZ AHMED on suffering racism during his student days at Oxford University


This is terrible, but I've heard so much about the 'three-teens'. The three-year-olds are called the 'three-teens' because they're so insane that they're just like having tiny teenagers, which is way worse than having big teenagers, I think.

ACTRESS JESSICA BIEL, whose son is in his "terrible twos"


I feel like when you categorise people and put them into a group, then it creates aloneness and segregation.

MODEL JORDYN WOODS rejecting the "plus size" label

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 28, 2017, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe