Hollywood Quotes

In the 1930s there was this tendency in Hollywood to portray everyone as rich. Even if they were doing a poor man’s dance, they were all so nicely clothed, gowned, coiffured. That’s why I decided to wear white socks, loafers, T-shirts, and blue jeans.

I was never going to come to Hollywood just to see if I could be a movie star. I wasn’t coming out here until they sent for me.

Sexism in Hollywood is like systemic racism, it’s in there and it doesn’t go away just because we have Weinstein in jail. So, yes I’m proud of what we did to bring these issues out, but it’s not over.

So much of what Hollywood does now, I’m sorry to say… they’re busy with the political agenda, socially political agenda, and that’s fine. But the older white heterosexual European male is only the villain in movies. Very rarely are we anything but the villain now.

I watched a lot of movies from the golden age of Hollywood and was an enormous Judy Garland fan. She was so beautiful and vulnerable, and was such an incredible actor to watch on film. Her performances all felt so emotionally pure and available.

I’m a female in Hollywood over the age of, let’s say 40, and then, we could also say 50. You don’t have to ask yourself if you want to work at that age.

Isn’t Hollywood a dump-in the human sense of the word. A hideous town, pointed up by the insulting gardens of its rich, full of the human spirit at a new low of debasement.

After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.

Hollywood will accept two-faced people, but they won’t accept people with two chins.

Hollywood died on me as soon as I got there.