I denied this for many, many years and years... but you cannot help but not see a little of my mother in the character of Edna.
I believe change should come from the real leader, who can make a real peace, and his name is God.
I learned at that young age that sometimes a really big chance pays off.
The main reason he wanted to be a recording artist was because it gives you much more freedom in your writing. You only have to please the artist and the artist is you so you can be more daring and experimental.
People that went to art house theatre have more options, I used to go, but now think any movie can be delivered in a red envelope three months after it's released so why not watch it on my flat screen in the comfort of home.
A novel takes place over time. It's a historical narrative, and it needs to have a series of peaks and valleys and the move through. You can't just start at the highest pitch and stay there, but you can in a lyric poem.
I needed to take a break from performing, and from the Peas, to be happy. I craved female time, and time with my husband to feed my soul. My life now is about being balanced. I'm passionate about work and working out, seeing friends and family, and letting my hair down once in a while.
I've always wanted to be a businessman. No other ambitions - I just wanted to be in business, even when I was a child in Fujian province, south China.
When it's my last year, I'll probably let people know when that last pitch is thrown and say thanks and walk away.
I play poker face to face.
I love what I do, and to be able to see a show that is inspired by my life's work is exciting because it exposes people to what a crisis manager does.
I've always had aspirations to play other characters, but over the years I've always felt so happy and so challenged at 'Emmerdale.'
It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime - to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn't sure I would be able to play with them.
Our country, though it is not a theocracy, you will not understand democracy if you don't understand the biblical foundations and traditions and foundation of Christianity and of our faith.
America always pivots between collective responsibility and the idea that the individual can pull himself up by his bootstraps.
Before kids, I was really going to the limit. Afterwards, I was approaching the limit but then maybe turning around.