Celebrity Quotes: Sex And The City star for governor, child actor tackles gun laws

Cynthia Nixon is running for New York governor

"Don't try to tell me that I don't have a right to stand here and say 'I want to be governor, because I think you're doing a lousy job. Nobody is talking about the things that you're not doing, so I am going to do it'."

Former Sex And The City star Cynthia Nixon talks to US Glamour magazine and defends her right to run for New York governor.

"I'm fortunate to be here tonight to receive an award as an actor... but more than anything I get to be up here and I'm privileged to have a voice that can be heard, one that I can hopefully use to make a positive difference and help influence change."

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown dedicates her Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award win to the victims of the Florida school massacre.

"I believe that this storyline will bring home the realities of knife crime to a wider audience and show how it damages the lives of victims, offenders, their families and friends forever."

Former EastEnders star Brooke Kinsella explains why she is working with the soap on a storyline about youth gangs and knife crime.

"I was there, I'm a witness to it. She was hamming it up, it was nothing more than that. Of course when you do it to the public you're going to get two different views of what's happening but, trust me, it was all in fun."

Lionel Richie defends his fellow American Idol judge, Katy Perry, who caused controversy after kissing one of the contestants as a joke.

"She's great and she's just got all kinds of ideas, her instincts are amazing as a director."

Hollywood actress Kate Hudson talks about singer Sia.

"Had they had screening at 50, like they do in Scotland ... I would have been screened at least three times and possibly four by the time I was 58..."

Newsreader George Alagiah, who recently discovered his stage four bowel cancer had returned, speaks to the Sunday Times about the importance of early screening and detection of the disease.

"As far as I'm aware the door is being left open, which I'm truly grateful for".

Coronation Street's Catherine Tyldesley tells ITV's Loose Women she hopes she will have the option to return after she leaves the cobbles.

"I had taken on the challenge because I felt compelled to do something positive in my boyfriend's memory after he died last year following a long struggle with depression."

Zoe Ball opens up about her Sport Relief challenge, in a column for the Daily Mirror.

"After six years going hard, non-stop, we also realised that, in order to stay authentic to ourselves and to you, we do need to take some time for now to go on a hiatus from Fifth Harmony in order to pursue solo endeavours."

US girl band Fifth Harmony announce on social media that they are taking a break to focus on solo projects.

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