“I am a young black rich mother f***er. If that don’t let you know that America understand black [lives] matter these days, I don’t know what it is. That man white; he filmin’ me. I’m a n*gga. I don’t know what you mean man. Don’t come at me with that dumb sh*t, ma’am. My life matter. Especially to my b*tches.” He continued, "I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothin’ to do with me,” and “If it ain’t got nothin’ to do with me, I ain’t connected to it.”
"I don't support racism or discrimination of any kind and I especially don't understand why some people are still against interracial relationships. Like who the F cares anymore?! It's so crazy because we're all human beings capable of love so why does skin color have anything to do with it?"
“Not even knowing someone that you thought you knew for years is horrible...I have to keep the joy so that I can live and survive," she said. "I kept my joy in spite of my pain and crying."
“Taraji Henson and I were in a relationship for about a year and a half, two years. Wonderful relationship,” he said. “Just because you’re in a healthy, great relationship that ends doesn’t mean it wasn’t successful or it was a failure. Not all relationships are meant to end in marriage.”
"I couldn’t give up Cynthia Bailey to be Cynthia Bailey Thomas,” she said. “I was in love with Peter, but I’m just not wife material. I will never be in a relationship again where it will take a lawyer for me to walk away. I will never marry again.”
"That's just my people, that's just my buddy... We never were in that space, you know, that's just like somebody I care about as a friend. We worked together and right now I'm just single, so."
Chyna: "Why do you want to be Rob for Halloween?"
Rob: "Because he's nice."
"I write this to you today as a 41-year-old man who is retiring from the game," he wrote. "I write to you as a man who is completely at peace with himself... The hell you experience when you get off that bus will be temporary. Basketball will take you far away from that school yard. You will become far more than just a basketball player. You’ll get to act in movies. You’ll travel the world. You will become a husband, and the father of five amazing children... Most people will never really get to know the real you. But they’ll know your work."
“You guys did something nobody would ever think you guys could do, and we’re very proud of you. You guys got nothing to hang your heads about. Use it as inspiration and get ready for next year.”
“We would rush back to our televisions or phones to watch a stream of CNN to see the convention and watch Hillary and Michelle and so many extraordinary women speak.” Adding, “All of the women on set were bonded together from this music and from the election simultaneously. It was such a powerful time.”
When asked what message he was hoping to send with the visual, he replied, “Stop believing in genders.” Adding, “I feel like a lot of artists today aren’t that honest, and I just want to be honest,” says the rapper. “The names of the songs were really who I was thinking about when I was making them, or who encouraged me to make them. So it was really a moment of honesty for me. To the world it may be greatness, but to me it’s just honest.”
"When I get stopped by the cops, I'm not worried. And it has nothing to do with being Shaq. You know why? I show respect. 'Yes, sir. No, sir.' That's how I was taught. I was raised by a drill sergeant, and that's who I am. Doesn't matter if it's a Black guy, white guy, whatever. I'm not going to make it uncomfortable for you, because I don't want it uncomfortable for me. There's not going to be any talking back — none of that."
"I will always sleep good if there’s truth. You can call me True TP, if its coming out of my mouth it’s the truth."