Quotes by: Gabrielle Union
Union in 2009
||Gabrielle Monique Union
October 29, 1972 (age 44)
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
(m. 2001; div. 2006)
If my real life was half as exciting as what is reported, I would be thrilled.
I'm not going to change the world overnight. It's one person at a time, and hopefully they're people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting.
All minorities think they're immune, but we're absolutely part of the one in five that gets skin cancer! It's a myth, and myths are meant to be debunked!
We give a lot of others significance in our lives even when they don't deserve it. It doesn't matter if they're family or if you've known them forever. If they're not good for you, they've got to go.
The black community in Hollywood is very small and close-knit. Everyone has a common goal: to make a two-hour movie in 30 days.
I'm just riding this train as long as I can. As long as I'm having fun, I'll do it. When it stops being fun, I'll try something else. Maybe I'll open up a chain of Popeye's Chicken.
If someone lacked decency or respect, I didn't allow that person to stay in my world.
A lot of women seem to think the way to ingratiate themselves is to put down other women or backstab. That's the quickest way to be eliminated from my life - try that with me, and you're out.
I can't just say one time of the year I'm going to do something different. I have to commit to a lifestyle behavioral change and just try to be a little bit better today than I was yesterday.
I'm the kind of person whose clothes are all hung up and color-coordinated, to the point where my whites don't touch my creams.
We don't consider black, urban films as 'indies,' though many of them are shot for under $10 million which is kind of the definition of an indie.
I don't function well in chaos, whether it be my sheets or the dishwasher.
We all have to let go of the Prince Charming complex and realize he doesn't necessarily exist in the package we assume he'll come in.
Right now, I don't have the same urges as other women when they see a baby. When I see children, I see responsibilities, which I don't think I'm quite ready for. I feel the same about puppies. They're cute for a second, but there's a lot of responsibility involved.