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Quotes: Una Healy on depression, David Dimbleby goes back reporting

Irish TV presenter and pop singer Una Healy

"The depression is something that happens quite slowly. It is hard to describe because every individual is different. You're in this dense fog. Other people get out of it but I went thicker and thicker into the fog."

Irish pop singer and television presenter Una Healy reveals in The Sunday Mirror that she battled post-natal depression following the birth of her second child, adding that she is now in a better place.

"It has been exhilarating following the twists and turns of British politics from John Major in 1994, through the Blair and Brown years to Cameron and May. I am not giving up broadcasting. Instead, after years in the studio, I now plan to return to my first love: reporting."

David Dimbleby reveals he is stepping down from hosting the BBC's Question Time after 25 years.

"Listen, we've got to get all of this in perspective. Rape or any sort of assault is completely unacceptable. But come on, girls, if a man puts his hand on your knee or your bum, then deal with it."

Theatre star Elaine Paige tells The Mail On Sunday's Event magazine that there needs to be more perspective within the Me Too movement.

"None of us knew it was going to come out after Me Too, that's serendipitous. It's fantastic, it's perfect, it's hit the G spot as far as just catching the zeitgeist."

Helena Bonham Carter says her new female-led film Ocean's 8 was released at the right time, while speaking to the Press Association.

"I'm sick of being humble. I really am. 'So sorry I'm rich, so sorry I'm married to a movie star, so sorry I'm not so bad looking.' No sorrys. Enough. All that is important to me now is my work."

Catherine Zeta-Jones tells The Daily Mirror she is no longer willing to apologise for her money, fame or good looks.

"I'd put them in the hold if I could! They love being by themselves because I'm a bit of a tough mum. I won't let them drink sugary drinks or watch 15 movies or be in business class with me."

Presenter Kirstie Allsopp defends her much-discussed travel arrangements on Good Morning Britain, saying that her children prefer to sit on their own in the economy section on flights while she flies in premium economy.

"My doctor told me that I would have had a heart attack on stage. He looked at my tour schedule and said I would most likely have gone down in Southampton."

Comedian Bob Mortimer tells The Big Issue that he received a stark health warning prior to undergoing heart surgery.

"I was afraid to speak out as I didn't want to end up in somebody's car boot. These men are all powerful people. I'm talking now as I don't want any more girls and women in the industry to have to go through what I did."

Singer Sinitta says she was sexually assaulted by six men in the music industry and is now coming forward to help protect other women, in an interview with The Daily Mirror.

"I'd tell him, 'make sure you book some holiday'. He's going to be knackered and need a break... Jeremy has a massive task on his hands. I wish him all the best. It is quite an undertaking."

Matthew Wright tells the Press Association his advice to Jeremy Vine, who is taking over from him on his Channel 5 current affairs programme.

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