When I started really playing music, I pretty much quit sports. I quit everything.
It's powerful when you're able to celebrate your culture, but also bring the arts and music to the masses.
If we were to allow the Chris Grayling and his cronies to tear up the Human Rights Act and withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights from which it is derived, we would set back the cause of victims' rights by decades.
There's a couple of foods that if you see me eat them in a contest, you can tell I like them. Grilled cheese sandwiches, chicken wings, ribs, hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza. I mean, those, they go down like I was made to eat them.
I honestly believe going independent is the future. Social is changing, Spotify is changing, everything is changing.
Individual freedoms are the primary engine by which the pursuit of happiness can be maximally instantiated.
I don't think there are many people out there - except, perhaps, the odd Twitter troll who knows no better - who believes that racially abusing people or threatening people is the right way to go.
I am not an insecure person at heart, but I am also aware that I am not as good looking as an actress is expected to be.
I'm half English - and it has been highlighted by people who tell me that I'm not Asian enough.
For years and hundreds of thousands of miles, I drove with one knee, with the eight-track and the light dome on in the car, and a yellow pad, just writing down random ideas. I had notebooks and notebooks. The next morning, I'd go, 'Whoa, what was I thinking?' But there'd be one or two ideas that weren't that bad.
My children have trained me well for multitasking.
If you want to make idols accessible - which I think Shakespeare should be - then you have to bring a human touch, make it self-effacing and warm.
I'm always afraid of making mistakes. I think I was born with that.
Progress can't happen just from trans people being out in the open. Society also has to truly accept transgender individuals. If society is capable of treating us equally, then we can and will live authentically.
If you take minutes a day to take care of your mouth, the odds are you'll take the next steps needed to take care of your whole body, like exercising and eating healthy. It's a building block for other healthy habits.
I think the average country music fan grew up the same exact way that all the artists did, listening to hip-hop and country and R&B and pop and whatever it may be.
Clearly, there have been changes in the climate.
Believe me, I bash liberals for being mean-spirited and angry, but there are plenty on my side who are the same way.
I love Los Angeles, and I've secretly always wanted to do a song about Los Angeles, but it's a hard thing to pull off.