Monday, October 1, 2012

Grace Jones Quotes

1. Everyone has to make their own decisions. I still believe in that. You just have to be able to accept the consequences without complaining.

2. Use, don't abuse.

3. Models are there to look like mannequins, not like real people. Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.

4. Now when I enter a carriage, it almost empties. But there's always one brave enough to stay.

5. I've always been a rebel. I never do things the way they're supposed to be done. Either I go in the opposite direction or I create a new direction for myself, regardless of what the rules are or what society says.

6. Men are terrified of me. I can easily step into the man's shoe, and that puts the man in a position where he has to become the female. That's what sets off the tension. But my image is supposed to frighten men - so only the good ones come through.

7. After I left home I realized that I was not myself. When does one decide to be oneself? I think that's what it all comes down to. I decided first to discover life and then decide what I wanted from life - what made me happy, what was easy for me. You see, whatever one is, one must first know the truth about oneself. 

8. Photographers often meet me and say: "I still haven't seen a picture of you that looks like you", as if they feel they are the one to do it. Perhaps the ability to see oneself through someone else's eyes is a kind of sixth sense. All I know is that photographers can get totally carried away and shoot until six or seven in the morning. My word, I almost killed Jarelle at age 83. He acted like he'd had a shot of adrenaline.

9. As a model one is forced to spend a lot of time in front of the mirror and I just started to freak out, like I was going on the other side of the mirror. I moved every mirror out of my house when I stopped modeling.

10. I believe in having certain releases, certain outlets. One has to indulge. If you don't indulge you don't live - might as well be dead. I believe in indulging as a user and not as an abuser.

11. I enjoyed fame as a model but music was my inspiration. I began singing at parties, on table-tops in Paris, and someone saw a chance of making some money. So I quess I got lucky.

12. It doesn't surprise me that people can't see beyond my image. It's amazing but I can understand it. That's what image is for. But it's never a problem for me. It's only a problem for them. I don't really care. I do what I want regardless.

13. My look is for girls on the run. I'm always in a hurry. For me, sunglasses are eye make-up, even at night. Half of my face is sunglasses, the other half is lips - I use four colors to do my lips. My other trademark I suppose is the hood.

14. I'm so old spiritually. I feel I've already lived a very long time. I always thought I would die young. I've already passed the age I thought I would die at.

15. Society changes. We still say "sex, drugs and rock and roll" and yet I go to a private party and feel I have to ask permission to smoke a cigarette. I don't, of course. I'm not going to put that pressure on myself. If someone has problem they can come and tell me.

16. Some times one just has to - with a conscience - do things because we're human that aren't necessarily god-like. I don't believe in doing something to hurt. But I'm a free spirit. Where is the wrong? How do I put a limit to freedom? What does it mean: "scandal"? For someone else is, not a scandal for me. I can do anything.

17. Forget health clinics and gyms. Sex is the best cure. One good night of sex and your problems are gone.

18. I communicate with my soul rather than my color, so I don't carry any chip on my shoulder about race. I could easily play a white girl. Why shouldn't I? I don't feel especially "black". I am beyond race. I can do them all.

19. People have often mistaken me for a man. But I am all woman to me! But what's a woman supposed to feel like? I like hard things. I like soft things. I go feminine, I go masculine. I change roles in life. I am both!

20. I was born to be a star. Once I decided to accept that responsibility I would not be placed in any mold that was limiting again.

21. I can't run out of different ideas. I am different. When can I run out of me?

What do you think of Grace Jones quotes?

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Grace Jones Island Life Cover

"Island Life" is Grace Jones' compilation album released in December 1985, summing up the first nine years of her musical career. The album sits among Jones' best-selling works.

After the major commercial success Grace Jones achieved with her comeback album "Slave to the Rhythm" in 1985, Island Records made the decision to release a best-of compilation at the end of the same year. "Island Life" would feature songs from most of Jones' Island Records albums: "Portfolio", "Fame", "Warm Leatherette", "Nightclubbing", "Living My Life"and "Slave to the Rhythm". No tracks from "Muse" were included. Some of the songs appeared in edited forms and a remix of "Love Is the Drug" was included. No new songs were recorded for the album. "Island Life" consists only of previously released material, produced by Tom Moulton, Chris Blackwell, Alex Sadkin and Trevor Horn. American writer and journalist Glenn O'Brien wrote an essay for the record sleeve.

Australian LP release of the album came with a bonus 12" disc containing four songs: "My Jamaican Guy", "Pull Up to the Bumper", "On Your Knees" and "Warm Leatherette", and the 1986 UK cassette release included three bonus tracks: "Demolition Man", "Nipple to the Bottle" and "Grace Jones Musclemix".

It has to be noted that "Island Life" received a warm commercial reception worldwide. It was a major success in the UK, reaching number 4 on the UK Albums Chart in December 1985, and New Zealand, where it topped the chart in March 1986, thus becoming the only chart-topper in Jones' entire career. CD sales of the album in the United States since 1991 have reached 112,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

In April 1996 Island Records and Universal re-released the album under the name "Island Life 2". Released only in France, it featured four additional tracks: "Pars", "Feel Up" and two versions of a 1993 single "Sex Drive", intended for the "Black Marilyn" album, which remains unreleased to date. Album retains the cover picture of the original "Island Life" album, with the only difference being the yellow-coloured background.

Source: Wikipedia

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Jane Fonda Plastic Surgery Photos

Jane Fonda has revealed that she had plastic surgery.  

"I thought, "Oh my God, it’s me,"" Jane Fonda told TODAY’s Matt Lauer. "I feel so great and so rested and I look so different and I just decided - and I’m not proud of it - I decided I wanted to look more like how I feel."

Jane Fonda told Lauer she didn’t feel pressure to maintain a specific look. "I just decided I wanted to buy myself some time and look more like how I feel," Fonda was quoted as saying, who had work on her chin, neck and under the eyes.

Jane Fonda has even written on her blog about the plastic surgery she had on her eye bags and jawline!

Fonda also wrote on her official website:

"Bob Evans complimented me on my new, short haircut and I said: "Thanks. I just had some "work" done on my chin and neck and had the bags taken away from under my eyes so I decided it would be good to get a new hair cut so people will think it's my new hair."

"He thought that was so funny he actually toasted me for doing what he said he'd never heard anyone do before: admit they'd had work done. I was planning on blogging about it anyway so who cares? I'm writing a book about aging so I couldn't very well NOT talk about it. It's been 2 weeks. I was in front of the camera all day yesterday and was photographed at Eve Ensler's luncheon 9 days after the procedure so, obviously, it went well. I swore in 2000 I'd never have anything done again but this year I got tired of not looking like how I feel and I wanted a more refined chin line like I used to have so I changed my mind. I'm still a little swollen but not much and what pleases me is that I won't looked pulled or weird...or tired all the time. And my crows feet are still alive and well. I wish I'd been brave enough to not do anything but, instead, I chose to be a somewhat more glamorous grandma" Fonda added.

It looks like Jane Fonda feels a bit guilty and has mixed emotions about her plastic surgery. It is apparent that the majority of celebrities go under the knife to improve their self esteem but it seems that plastic surgery procedures don't always provide a guarantee for feeling good on the inside...Just to consider that Jane Fonda's plastic surgery is a pretty good one and she still isn't pleased! What about the celebrities whom plastic surgery has gone wrong

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Jane Fonda Quotes

1. It's never too late - never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.

2. A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.

3. To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.

4. We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.

5. Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love - it's babysitting.

6. But the whole point of liberation is that you get out. Restructure your life. Act by yourself.

7. A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.

8. I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky.

9. If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.

10. Telling lies and showing off to get attention are mistakes I made that I don't want my kids to make.

11. When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.

12. I don't want my wrinkles taken away - I don't want to look like everyone else.

13. If you're ever in a situation where you're not getting served or you can't get what you need, just cry.

14. My mother killed herself when I was 12. I won't complete that relationship. But I can try to understand her.

15. I don't think there's anything more important than making peace before it's too late. And it almost always falls to the child to try to move toward the parent.

16. Women are not forgiven for aging. Robert Redford's lines of distinction are my old-age wrinkles.

17. My husband said he wanted to have a relationship with a redhead, so I dyed my hair.

18. You can do one of two things; just shut up, which is something I don't find easy, or learn an awful lot very fast which is what I tried to do.

19. It is extraordinary how the house and the simplest possessions of someone who has been left become so quickly sordid. Even the stain on the coffee cup seems not coffee but the physical manifestation of one's inner stain, the fatal blot that from the beginning had marked one for ultimate aloneness.

20. Working in Hollywood does give one a certain expertise in the field of prostitution.

21. I don't know if a country where the people are so ignorant of reality and of history, if you can call that a free world.

22. The reason why I left 15 years ago was because it was becoming agony for me, ... But I'm a very different person, so I wondered if it would be fun again. You know, why not?

23. If you don’t have a parent or an adult, a teacher or a mentor … really see you, really love you: "Yes, there are things you do I don’t like, but you’re fantastic, you’re good enough. I love you." If that never happens to a child, the child assumes it’s her fault and tries to compensate for it.

24. The script came along and it was funny and it gave me the chance to play an outrageous character and I've never done anything before quite like her.

25. I'm proud I went to North Vietnam because Nixon was lying to us.

26. I wish that I’d been able to have a class like this when I had my first kid, 'cause I was not a good mother, ... And then, you end up paying for it later.

27. No, no, for a long time, I couldn't look at it, ... I thought that it was politically incorrect, you know.

28. Yeah, but I can look at it now and laugh at it, and find it very charming.

29. If that's what he wanted, I'd give it to him in spades. I wasn't going to write about it. I got enough enemies, right? There’s enough people who don’t like me. I’m not going to go into this.

30. I would be a distraction - and the vacuum has been filled. That said, I plan to speak out and write some op-ed pieces, but no bus tour.

31. Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

32. In spite of the incident, my experience in Kansas City was wonderful and I thank all the warm and supportive people, including so many veterans, who came to welcome me last night.

33. We need to get a majority on the school board.

34. Contraception is important. Making contraception available doesn't lead to promiscuity. But much more is needed than just contraception.

35. What the right wing has done to Sheehan is despicable.

36. Promulgate their right wing, narrow world view. It really doesn't have anything to do with me and it's kind of sick.

37. This was an organization of men who risked their lives in Vietnam, who considered themselves totally patriotic.

38. He's my favorite ex-husband. We get along great. I love to fish, and he has some beautiful property down there.

39. In my mind it takes a special kind of courage to risk your life in another country, for your own country. The men and women who came back and spoke out were a special kind of hero.

40. Just watching Bette Davis on the screen was empowering to women, I think. Certainly was to me. It was like: This is what's possible. This is the range and depth that is possible for a woman.

41. The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole.

42. The bravest soldiers aren't unafraid, but they're the ones who are able to harness their fear on behalf of courage.

43. I am still baffled by those who feel that criticizing America is unpatriotic, a view increasingly being adopted in the United States since 9/11 as an excuse to render suspect what has always been an American right. An active, brave, outspoken (and heard) citizenry is essential to a healthy democracy.

44. I was terrified when I turned 30. I was pregnant and had the mumps and Faye Dunaway was just coming out in Bonnie and Clyde (1967). I thought: "Oh my God, I'll never work again. I'm old!"

45. Acting with (Laurence) Harvey is like acting by yourself - only worse. (Jane Fonda on her 1962 film "Walk on the Wild Side")

46. It hurt so many soldiers. It galvanised such hostility. It was the most horrible thing I could possibly have done. It was just thoughtless. (expressing regret at her support for the Viet Cong)

47. I'm a very brave person. I can go to North Vietnam, I can challenge my government, but I can't challenge the man I'm with if means I'm going to end up alone.

48. If you understood what Communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that one day we would become Communist. (speaking to students at the University of Michigan in 1970)

49. I, a Socialist, think we should strive toward a Socialist society, all the way to Communism.

50. I would have given up acting in a minute. I didn't like how it set me apart from other people.

51. The image of Jane Fonda, Barbarella, Henry Fonda's daughter ... sitting on an enemy aircraft gun (in North Vietnam) was a betrayal...The largest lapse of judgment that I can even imagine.

52. It's hard to imagine a happy ending to the US-led war in Iraq. What's it going to mean for stability as a nation, for terrorism, for the economy I can't imagine. I think the entire world is going to be united against us.

53. (accepting her father's Oscar for On Golden Pond): "I'll bet when he heard it just now he said: "Hey ain't I lucky?" As if luck had anything to do with it."

54. People think actresses find public speaking easy, and it's not easy at all; we're used to hiding behind masks.

55. When I start down a path that I know is the right path, I go with all of me.

56. I wanted to do a tour like I did during the Vietnam War, a tour of the country. But then Cindy Sheehan filled in the gap, and she is better at this than I am. I carry too much baggage.

57. I thank God and I thank Ted Turner (her estranged husband) everyday that i don't have to make movies.

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Lindsay Lohan's Attacker: No Stranger To Celebrities

Christian LaBella, the man arrested early on Sunday morning for allegedly assaulting Lindsay Lohan, has several interactions with celebrities and he's posted all about it on his facebook page.  

In case you missed it, LaBella was arrested morning after he allegedly attacked Lohan following a dispute over photos he took of Lindsay on his cell phone.

LaBella's facebook page shows a guy who definitely enjoys taking photos with celebrities - he's got photos with the likes of Kim Kardashian and  Kris Jenner and Joe Francis. He's also posed for photos with politicians Herman Cain and VP candidate Paul Ryan.

LaBella also claims on his facebook page that his aunt is Heather McDonald from the show "Chelsea Lately."

LaBella was busted following the alleged run-in with Lohan on two misdemeanor counts of assault and two charges of harassment.

It appears that LaBella is a celebrity stalker and tries to overcome his low self-esteem and gain a reputation by using celebrities and social media. It's obvious that he wants to be a celebrity but he acts in a very disturbing way...What do you think?

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Lindsay Lohan Assault: Investigation Closed

According to the police, the man who allegedly assaulted Lindsay Lohan in a New York hotel room on Sunday morning is no longer facing charges.

Christian LaBella, whom Lohan met at New York hotspot 1Oak, was accused of physically assaulting Lindsay after a dispute over photos on his cell phone.

LaBella was initially charged with assault and harassment after being apprehended by police.

According to the NYPD, LaBella also filed an harassment complaint against Lohan and neither will be prosecuted.

"We took a report from each of them alleging harassment, which is a violation," a spokesman claimed, adding: "Neither one of them will be arrested for that."

As for why the assault charge was dropped, "the investigation revealed the incident did not rise to the level of assault, so that charge was dropped."

In case you missed it, Lohan stated she invited the 25-year-old stranger back to her room at the W Hotel with a group of others.

At a certain point, the two had a quarrel over pictures LaBella took of Lohan on his cell phone and when she tried to grab his phone, the suspect allegedly threw Lindsay on a bed, leaving her with scratches.

Lohan told the police after that LaBella choked her and pushed her to the ground.

A pal of Lohan came to help and she then pulled a fire alarm for help, prompting LaBella to flee down the hotel’s stairs.

Lohan’s rep revealed earlier that while "she did sustain some injuries, she was not hospitalized."

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Lindsay Lohan Assaulted In Her Hotel Room

According to the police, Lindsay Lohan was assaulted in a New York hotel room on Sunday morning.

In detail, after a night out at the New York hotspot 1Oak, Lohan invited a 25-year-old male she met named Christian LaBella back to her room at the W Hotel with a group of others.

At a certain point, the two had an argument over photos LaBella took of Lohan on his cell phone and when Lindsay tried to grab his phone, the suspect allegedly threw her on a bed.

A bit later, Lohan reportedly told the cops LaBella had choked her and pushed her to the ground.

A pal of hers came to help and Lohan then pulled a fire alarm for help, prompting LaBella to flee down the hotel’s stairs.

The police fortunately were there on time to apprehend him.

It has to be noted that LaBella has been charged with two counts of assault and two counts of harassment.

Lohan’s rep stated: "She did sustain some injuries, she was not hospitalized."

"Lindsay has spoken with police and is fully cooperating with the investigation," adds her spokesman.

It seems like Lindsay is always in trouble...What do you think?

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