I do think kids should be kids. You have the rest of your life to be an adult.
That's always - that's been another dream of mine, to do a Broadway play. An award winning Broadway play.
I was never pushed into the religion by my mother or anyone else. I made up my own mind when I was old enough. I am not a religious person, but I am spiritual.
It has taken me most of my adult life to come to terms with who I am. To do that, I had to break free of attitudes that brought me down.
There are people that regardless of what it is, if it's something that's stressful, whatever it may be, they don't eat, they lose a lot of weight, a divorce, they get real thin. I'm the opposite.
In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us.
No word is absolutely wrong or dirty or insulting. It all depends upon context and intention.
Being on 'Good Times' was the first time I was around a group of people that wasn't my family.
My concepts are never bright ideas; they're never notions I think will sell or be trendy or attract new fans. I don't think that way. All I can do is sing from my life.
By age seven, I used to comb my hair for performances, just pull my hair up into a bun. Granted, it wasn't a very intricate hairstyle. Still, to be that responsible and disciplined at age seven is unusual.
Food has always brought me comfort and the bingeing is triggered when I'm in a space that is not positive.
I feel everyone is put here for a reason. Everyone has a calling. I always thought my real calling was to help other people.
I was very independent growing up, but there were things that were bothering me that I never told anybody. I would talk to our animals at home.
I'm just trying to get used to living on a fixed income. Now, it's going to get unfixed.
Another side to me is this very sexual being. When I look back on my life, it's always been there. It's been there since I was 10 years old, having the imagination that I had.
I think it's been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they've told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex... I think they are pretty used to it now.
I have no clue why, but maybe sometimes when there's someone you don't hear from, it's the person you want to hear from the most.
I truly felt that was going to be my last tour. So here we are again and I'm saying this will probably be my last tour. That's truly the way I'm looking at it.
To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals.
People can have rhinoceros skin, but there's a point when something's going to hurt you.
There are two sides of the Velvet Rope. Those who want to be on the other side and those who are on the other side.