Gabrielle Union Quotes

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Born: October 29, 1972, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

1.
Drama can feel like therapy whereas comedy feels like there's been a pressure and a weight lifted off of you. You come to work and you laugh all day, you go home and you feel light and there's a certain feeling when you're sitting with the audience and they leave after 90 minutes and it's just pure escapism and they're happy.
- Gabrielle Union

2.
Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty.
- Gabrielle Union

3.
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.
- Gabrielle Union

4.
I like directors who have worked as actors. They know the experience.
- Gabrielle Union

5.
I love romantic comedies. They're for me the easiest thing to do and the most natural to do. There's nothing natural about holding an uzi hanging out of a moving van shooting at people. That's not second nature to me, thank God.
- Gabrielle Union

6.
I played sports year around: basketball, soccer, softball and I ran track year around, from the time I was, like, six, seven.
- Gabrielle Union

7.
I think I'm drawn to more villain-type characters, because it's so cool to get to say all the things you want to say. In Hollywood, you get to this position where you have to bite your tongue so much. You take all your experiences of not being able to say what you really want to say, and channel that through your character.
- Gabrielle Union

8.
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.
- Gabrielle Union

9.
I've always had an interest in sports across the board.
- Gabrielle Union

10.
If someone lacked decency or respect, I didn't allow that person to stay in my world.
- Gabrielle Union

11.
In Hollywood, you play a mom and instantly, you've got osteoporosis.
- Gabrielle Union

12.
In Hollywood, you play a mom, and the next thing you know, you're on 'The Golden Girls.' They age you so fast.
- Gabrielle Union

13.
Just like I find men who talk sports who don't really know sports annoying, I think men might find women who don't really have a true passion and knowledge of sports maybe not so attractive.
- Gabrielle Union

14.
My mom is painfully sweet she's from Nebraska.
- Gabrielle Union

15.
Reality TV looks more like America than movies do.
- Gabrielle Union

16.
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.
- Gabrielle Union

17.
When you want a break from dogs, and you take them to the kennel to the stars, no one thinks you're a bad pet owner. But when you have kids, you can't drop them off for three weeks without someone calling Child Protective Services!
- Gabrielle Union

18.
You come to work and you laugh all day, you go home and you feel light and there's a certain feeling when you're sitting with the audience and they leave after 90 minutes and it's just pure escapism and they're happy.
- Gabrielle Union

19.
You get so afraid of failure and so afraid of losing and so afraid of not being the best that it's not a natural drive - it's born out of fear of failure. Which helps in Hollywood.
- Gabrielle Union

20.
You want to come home to a nice firm bed with the corners tucked in so you start over, like each night is like a new night.
- Gabrielle Union

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