Quotes of the week

Celebrities sometimes say the most fascinating things. Here is a selection of this week's top quotes

John Craven

"This is a love letter to my younger self, my older self, my two girls who are going to battle with their idea of perfect, my mum, my sisters, my aunties and every woman who looks in the mirror and doesn't love what they see."

Rochelle Humes explained on Instagram why she decided to say yes to posing naked on the September issue of Women's Health magazine.

"It was wonderful to play the Queen, it was wonderful to play all the roles that I've played, Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, but I just really wanted to do something where I could really have good fun."

Dame Helen Mirren talks about why she wanted to star in the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw.

"Let's not go there Ashley, he was skint when I was there. Trust me."

Kelly Brook joked with Ashley Roberts on air about her ex-boyfriend, actor Jason Statham.

"The police had posted something that was really funny. They were a little disappointed that they had ruled me out as a suspect; it wasn't me."

Friends star David Schwimmer spoke on Channel 4's The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan about the lookalike suspect in a theft in Blackpool.

"I'm nervous as hell but super excited to work with such talented professionals. Hold on to your jazz shoes... mine is sure to be a bumpy/clumsy/fun ride!"

Former Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley on signing up to star in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

"I wouldn't call myself an alcoholic, but for me, I couldn't perform without drinking because it made me less self-aware when I was on stage."

Texan singer-songwriter Leon Bridges spoke to ES Magazine.

"No matter what happens over Brexit on 31 October, I worry for the future of food production."

Veteran broadcaster John Craven spoke to BBC Countryfile Magazine.

"Nothing is crazier than getting to work with and spend time with someone whom you've idolized and adored since before you could speak."

Singer Ariana Grande shared a message on Instagram alongside a photograph of herself and actor Jim Carrey.

"As a woman, you are constantly fighting against only being valued for your looks, because it becomes a very tenuous thing, to be defined by the gaze of others, the opinion of others."

Natalie Portman in an interview with Harper's Bazaar magazine.

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