Go Ahead Quote Me

Greta Gerwig
Greta Gerwig
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez
Katie Lowes
Katie Lowes

It's still sinking in. It doesn't quite feel real. You're still getting me at peak shock and happiness.

LADY BIRD DIRECTOR GRETA GERWIG on being the fifth woman to be nominated for a directing Oscar


Nobody can tell you. If I tell you all the people that told me I wasn't going to act, sing or dance or I wasn't good at it or I should stop or I should quit - or even after I became famous for doing these things - I would be locked in a house somewhere doing nothing.

POP STAR JENNIFER LOPEZ


I had a mantra: 'This is only temporary.' That's what I would say over and over again.

ACTRESS KATIE LOWES on childbirth

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2018, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe