Quick Quotes: Jill Scott, Chris Brown and Mindy Kaling

quick2 Quick Quotes: Jill Scott, Chris Brown and Mindy Kaling

“What I see is trying to make sure that everybody thinks you have more than what you actually have. What’s the point if you actually don’t have it? If you don’t have it, then you don’t have it. Have what you have. Enjoy that . . . The craft is everything. Don’t be afraid of not being the wealthiest person in the room. Be the smartest person in the room. Be the slickest person in the room. Be the most creative person in the room. Be the most entertaining person in the room. Just be in the room.”

Jill Scott tells Power 105.1′s The Breakfast Club that she is tired of seeing music artists pretend to be something that they’re not

@kanyewest hire some security or some street niggas to take care of the bullshit so u not explaining Yaself. I hate how the media makes us look like aggressive animals. On some real shit If those cameras on ya property that means its trespassing. Shit ain’t cool!”

Chris Brown offers HMK security advice on dealing with his paparazzi problem

“There are little Indian girls out there who look up to me, and I never want to belittle the honor of being an inspiration to them.  But while I’m talking about why I’m so different, white male show runners get to talk about their art [....] I always get asked, ‘Where do you get your confidence?’ I think people are well meaning, but it’s pretty insulting.  Because what it means to me is, ‘You, Mindy Kaling, have all the trappings of a very marginalized person.  You’re not skinny, you’re not white, you’re a woman.  Why on earth would you feel like you’re worth anything?’”

Mindy Kaling shares her thoughts on standing out in the white male-dominated comedy world and the attention that is paid to her appearance with Parade magazine