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Quotes: Billy Connolly on his Scottish plantation, Bodyguard's Richard Madden on being bullied

Billy Connolly has spoken about being laid to rest in his native Scotland

"It's a weird subject to bring up, but I'm 75. I wouldn't like to stay away forever. I'd like to be planted there eventually, in Loch Lomond."

Sir Billy Connolly says he would like to die in his native Scotland as he films ITV's Ultimate World Tour.

"My biggest pieces of advice would be to take some time and don't be in a hurry to do anything."

Former US first lady Michelle Obama tells Good Housekeeping magazine what advice she has for Meghan Markle.

"My high school was really rough. Growing up was just constant humiliation really. I went to youth theatre to try and get a bit more confidence in myself."

Bodyguard star Richard Madden tells British GQ magazine about being bullied at school.

"We don't say that word in my house. People usually retire to do something they really like to do. Well, I'm already doing something I really like."

Dame Judi Dench, speaking at the British Independent Film Awards, says she won't be retiring any time soon.

"I don't want you in the jungle in two years, drinking worm juice. I want you either on Broadway, West End, (or) selling records."

X Factor boss Simon Cowell is brutally honest with finalist Scarlett Lee as the singing contest reaches its climax.

"Sex education is really important and I want to go back to school to teach kids and answer questions they might be too embarrassed or shy to ask their teachers."

Love Island star Megan Barton Hanson tells the Sun on Sunday about her teaching ambitions.

"Ayda has been brilliant. I don't think we've done a good enough job selling what a Hollywood survivor she is."

X Factor host Dermot O'Leary defends the ITV show's latest addition to the judging panel, Ayda Williams, wife of singer Robbie Williams.

"I've learnt so much about myself. I now know I can do a bit of ballroom and salsa. I'm so thankful. Thank you for the opportunity. Thank you, Strictly Come Dancing."

Casualty actor Charles Venn becomes the 10th celebrity to leave the BBC One dancing show.

"Alcohol had gained a grip. I have completely destroyed alcohol for myself. I'm untrustworthy with it. I was drinking colossal amounts."

Chef Tom Kerridge speaks on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs about his previous struggles with alcohol.

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