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Celebrity quotes: Jonathan Rhys Meyers on booze, Jilly Cooper on flirting's demise

Cork actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"I don't suffer from alcoholism – I suffer from an allergy to alcohol every time I drink it. But once I stop, I never think about it again."

Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers opens up about his battle with alcohol to the Mail On Sunday's Event magazine.

"You can't flirt any more. We used to have so much more fun ... I love being wolf-whistled."

Author Jilly Cooper says in an interview with the Sunday Times that the #MeToo era means men and women can no longer flirt with each other.

"If a tear drops from my daughter's eye, then there is going to be issues. Listen, Jack – just look after her and treat her like a princess and worship her like the woman that she is, and everything will be sweet."

EastEnders star Danny Dyer warns Love Island's Jack Fincham about the ramifications of hurting his daughter Dani after they leave the ITV2 dating show, in a chat with the Daily Mirror.

"Feel like I need to speak out for others!! This is not fair, this needs to stop!! Please to the people out there who aren't loving themselves right now please don't let other people stop you from doing what you love. Real beauty shines from within."

TV star Scarlett Moffatt tweets after being trolled by body shamers following her appearance on Love Island spin-off Aftersun.

"It's bittersweet facing my final chapter without her – she is simply irreplaceable. I'm finding solace in the fact that she won't be replaced & would love the worldwide outpouring of affection from those who loved her when they heard the news."

Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill shares his sadness at facing his final Star Wars chapter without his co-star Carrie Fisher, in a post on Instagram.

"Cancer used to play on my mind. Quite close to Caroline's death I definitely would think about every niggle 'Oh, is this cancer?' Now I just think I am doing everything I can to stay fit and healthy... and life is what it is."

TV presenter Davina McCall tells the Daily Mirror that she no longer worries about developing cancer, despite her sister Caroline dying from the disease.

"It baffles me. They all look exactly the same except for different coloured hair and different coloured bikinis... You're better off reading a book, in my opinion."

Presenter Lorraine Kelly tells the Press Association that she does not see the appeal of Love Island.

"After driving to Harvey's hospital appointment I have now found out that I don't get my licence back until August 8. With this on my conscience I called police and reported myself. I've come such a long way and just want an easy life now."

Reality TV star Katie Price confesses via social media that she reported herself to the police after driving to a hospital appointment with son Harvey while still banned from the road.

"It's been hard to watch [this year's Love Island] after what happened with Sophie. Maybe next year will be different, but it's been difficult to watch when we were in there with her two years ago."

Ex-Love Island star Olivia Buckland tells OK! magazine that she found it difficult to watch this year's series of the dating show following the death of her former co-star, Sophie Gradon.

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