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Quotes: What Rio's Bafta means and how Harper's the Beckhams' footie hope

Celebrities are never short of something to say. Have a look at who has been saying what in this week's quotes round-up

Rio Ferdinand's Bafta-winning documentary was about life after he lost his wife Rebecca to cancer

"Both [the Bafta and football trophies] are great but this is more meaningful. This is something that can help change lives. I've heard that first-hand from people."

Rio Ferdinand says that winning a TV Bafta for his documentary Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum And Dad, about life after he lost his wife Rebecca to cancer, means more to him than the trophies he won as a footballer.

"She suddenly has no recollection of our history. She'll look at her wedding ring and say 'Are we married?' But that's the thing about this cruel disease, isn't it?"

Dame Barbara Windsor's husband, Scott Mitchell, reveals in The Sun that, due to her Alzheimer's diagnosis, she often forgets they are married.

"I just sat at home and carried on with what I was supposed to be doing. I've forgotten what that was but I was doing it."

Sir David Attenborough reveals that he did not do anything special to celebrate his recent 92nd birthday.

"I've spoken to people whose pay has gone up as a direct result of what I earn being put everywhere and that made me think it doesn't really matter what I think about it."

Actress Claire Foy tells the Press Association that she will be proud if the news of her being paid less for her work on The Crown than co-star Matt Smith helps to stop it happening to other women.

"It's unlike me to do any prep at all, really, but I was quite panicked by this project. I just thought 'Everyone is going to watch this'."

Hugh Grant confesses to feeling frightened about his role as former Liberal MP Jeremy Thorpe in the BBC's A Very English Scandal.

"Harper is playing every Sunday and loves it. The boys don't play and it's heartbreaking. They have a talent, but it's down to Harper now."

David Beckham tells The Graham Norton Show that he is resting his hopes on daughter Harper following in his footsteps, as his sons do not play football.

"A lot of people who are considering attempting suicide have got in touch to say 'I'm calling somebody now. I was attempting it and you've helped me.' The response has been truly overwhelming."

Coronation Street's Shayne Ward tells The Sun that his suicide storyline on the soap has had an impact on viewers.

"I was so humiliated and so broken that I didn't think it was respectful to go out. I thought 'Who am I to be parading around with all of this going on?'"

Marchesa fashion designer Georgina Chapman tells US Vogue magazine that she did not go out for five months following the allegations against husband Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual misconduct by a large number of women.

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