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Women and men grow up with both sexes. Our mothers and fathers mean a lot to us, so it’s just a question of finding a…
Most performers take themselves too seriously. They forget there is a difference between the characters they play on the screen or stage and themselves, but…
I’ve had more misrepresentations than I can handle, and people have told the wickedest lies about me. A lot of them have taken their frustrations…
I never do what anyone else is doing. I could walk away from music and become a farmer or do some crochet. The worst thing…
I go feminine, I go masculine. I am both, actually. I think the male side is a bit stronger in me, and I have to…
It was very painful combing my hair. My grand-uncle was a Pentecostal bishop, and he was very strict: our hair couldn’t be permed or straightened.…
I didn’t think I had a voice at all, and I still think of myself as an interpreter of songs more than a singer. I…
I always thought that feminine, softer side was just too vulnerable to put out there, because then it’s like you’re opening up a door for…
If people think I’m angry, I don’t want to burst anybody’s bubble. I like sometimes for people to be afraid of me. But it’s not…
Growing up in Jamaica, the Pentecostal church wasn’t that fiery thing you might think. It was very British, very proper. Hymns. No dancing. Very quiet.…
You can’t expect your children to be perfect.
To be honest, my life is not really as way-out and myth-loaded as people like to portray it.
When you become such a strong personality in music, it’s hard for people to accept you as a different character.
Music has its own depths, and I let it take me where it takes me, even if it means stripping all my clothes off.
I’m not a rock star; I’m a soft person.
I am an actress first, a singer second.
Rock n’ roll can get quite overwhelming. You can get caught up in the cycle.
My father would have been made a bishop much earlier than he was had it not been for me and my image.
My mother was a champion high-jumper. My three brothers are basketball players. We’ve all been very athletic.
I would have rebelled against parental authority, no matter what. When I was 15, I started painting my face and making my own clothes.
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