Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Selma Blair Quotes

1. I have no fears when it comes to my hair or clothes.

2. (on performing in "Hellboy II") I loved being surrounded by monsters and I guess it goes back to my childhood. I loved fairy tales - Aesop's Fables, Grimm's Fairy Tales. I was a big fan of Little Matchstick Girl.


3. My first crush was Spock. I thought it didn't get any better than Spock.








4. I have three sisters, that's it for the family.


5. (on husband Ahmet Zappa's noteworthy proposal) I said: 'I need something to make sure that this is real, a Ferrari or something, and so he gave me a highlighter pen. It was a yellow highlighter pen...He told me that his father, Frank Zappa, had asked his mother to marry him with a pen".

6. I have very little faith that I'll ever find someone. I've had some bad luck and I've made some bad choices - not in men, but in how I've chosen to deal with relationships.


7. I love to laugh and well, who doesn't?


8. Part of me would love to have been a leading lady because there's a lot of glamour that goes with that and a lot of applause, but I've been very blessed.



9. I go from being hugely hopeful and entertaining to…really not. I'm not manic depressive, but I can really go to the darker side.

10. (on her Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week diet) This is why I can't lose my baby weight, because I ate crepes, I ate French toast, I ate an ice cream cone, I had french fries, and three hamburgers! Then I'm going to go and have a full dinner with my son. Then I'll go out again tonight.

11. (on baby Arthur) The only time he cries is if he's hungry. We all have nipples. I don't care who I offend; my baby wants to eat. If I can't get a cover over me quick enough, so be it.


12. I put my foot in my mouth every time I'm interviewed.


13. Perhaps I have managed some sort of longevity because I haven't won the lead roles. I don't have the pressure of being a world-famous bombshell that has detonated.





14. I think we all feel like misfits when we open our mouth sometimes, you know?

15. I have no ego, I'll make fun of myself, and I'll make fun of being humiliated. I get it.


16. I never want to be a showoff or attention getter or something that, truthfully, is kind of repulsive to me, but I get uncomfortable.



17. I think getting married gave me a focus. It gave me a focus and direction I want to have in my life. And I think having another person that you make such a purposeful bond with has given me the opportunity to see how that can be with all the other aspects of my life.


18. I was a smoker for about 20 years.

19. (on what 2-year-old son Arthur will dress as for Halloween) We'll get him a foam finger and a hot little pair of panties.


20. It's fun to go to the movies and be scared.

21. I went through a period of pulling away from everything - acting, people - not sure if I would ever have a voice in this business.

22. It was like I had a baby and I suddenly started to feel I could play anything.


23. I'm pretty much a loner and I've lived under the radar.

24. I'm not one of these people that's like, I can eat whatever I want, whenever. I'm like, no I need a tight leather dress to keep all those hamburgers in, and I got one!

25. It's fun to play mom. Last I knew I was playing a 17-year-old who graduated.


26. I'm open to anything. I would love to play someone completely off the wall.





27. I'm a working actress able to make choices based on characters rather than what I "should" do for my career.

28. I used to wear a lot of red lipstick, and when I got a pimple, I'd cover it up with eyeliner to turn it into a beauty mark.


29. My mother dressed me always very conservatively.





30. Someone said I could pull off a plaid stair runner. Impressive.

31. I'm flat chested, I'm short, I'm brunette, I have droopy eyes, and so people have a hard time casting me as a "beauty."


32. If I get married, it's something you really have to work at. It's hard enough to work at having a relationship with best friends and girls that are in the business.



33. The problem with paparazzi is that it makes you question your boundaries, like, how do I say: "That's enough guys?"


34. Jason Lee made me laugh all the time because he's so big, and I love how goofy bodies can be.


35. In high school I would mess with my hair and makeup all the time.

36. I think Vegas is the answer for pregnant people because of insomnia. It's open all the time and you go down and play your silly slots.

37. I think I'm under the radar enough where I don't think I'm typecast as anything yet, so I'm pretty free and clear.


38. I don't get to say that enough anymore. I really haven't said it in days.





39. I'm one of those hovering mothers and I know it's really important to have an independent child, so I'm trying to back off, but it's hard. I love him so much, and he's so funny and cute to me.


40. God knows, I never want to hurt someone's feelings.

41. I think it's been confusing for people because I haven't had a linear career.

42. A wedding is such a girl thing.

43. I don't wanna play Karen. I just don't. I've kind of done this.


44. I will do almost anything for the sake of a joke or for the sake of someone's real belief in something to help tell a story. I will not do something shocking for the sake of being nasty. If it's not hurting anyone's feelings, I'm in on the joke.


45. I think I'm more approachable with long hair. When it's short, I come across as being artsy and weird.


46. I played teen roles until high definition came out, and I could never understand it. I would go in for adult roles and be older than many of the people auditioning, but they'd cast the girl without a line on her face.


47. I can't afford security. I can't afford a gated house. So, I feel a little vulnerable. I wish some laws would come into play.


48. I don't like slugs and tentacles and calamari or anything. Actually, tentacles made me turn into a vegetarian in high school. I'm not anymore, but in high school, we were dissecting squid.

49. Bathroom humor, fart, and poo poo humor in movies gets a laugh. It's a pretty easy audience, and that's been around for ages.


50. I do turn down things that I feel aren't right for me, like when it's some kind of adolescent thing that might typecast me, but I'm not worried about it.




51. I don't always know how to communicate. I think I get a bit unfiltered and a bit strange to people.

52. My sister, I have a sister who's 12 years older, she was always the party girl, the outrageous one.


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