Channing Tatum, Amber Heard, Salma Hayek, Katy Perry… Not everyone is happy in Hollywood! Although it is the Mecca of cinema and a dream factory, many actors and actresses prefer elsewhere. Some of them have suffered from discrimination, some others say that Hollywood is fake or superficial, “I’m an actor, not a star,” Al Pacino claims. What do you think? Have you even been in Hollywood? Tell us your opinion!
Today, listen to Channing Tatum, Amber Heard, Salma Hayek, Katy Perry, Jackie Chan, Michael Jackson, Paul Walker, Quentin Tarantino, Emma Stone…
Inspirational quotes about Hollywood:
“I sort of became infatuated with soldiers. I got to know some of them and got a little perturbed with Hollywood making a spectacle out of them and making them look like they have screwed up somehow.” Channing Tatum.
“I had to endure the worst time of all in terms of racial discrimination in Hollywood when I first started out. It was inconcievable to American directors and producers that a Mexican woman could have a lead role.” Salma Hayek.
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“In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me ‘Jackie Who?’. Jackie Chan.
“It’s my job in Hollywood to find roles where I get to be a character not a bathing suit.” Amber Heard.
“I’m an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart-shaped swimming pools.” Al Pacino.
“That’s one thing about Hollywood. People don’t always want what’s real. People always want a little more. So for me, it’s a compromise. Here you go, that hyper-reality.” Paul Walker.
“You know, let’s put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn’t be a person left in town.” Michael Jackson.
“I’m not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.” Quentin Tarantino.
“I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they’re running the asylum.” Robert De Niro.
“Hollywood is so fake and people need to realize that people are just people, and you, too, don’t need to be born into something or have money or have whatever product someone is hawking on you.” Katy Perry.
“When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called ‘Project Hollywood 2004’ and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.” Emma Stone.