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"It’s hard [not to worry about what other people think]. Saying you don’t care what other people think is unrealistic. Of course I care what other people think. I have a job, I have people who count on me. You just have to control how far it goes."
"You have to know your own boundaries, what you stand for and what you’ll say yes or no to. Otherwise you’ll get pushed around — I’ve seen it happen a lot."
"No one has to be better than anyone else. My style of yoga isn’t your style of yoga, you know? My style of dance isn’t better than your style of dance—it doesn’t have to be better. It doesn’t have to be ranked."
"I think somebody who is comfortable in their own skin comes across as very sexy... And I think sexy is great. But it’s more about how you feel when you’re sexy — not how you might feel when someone else thinks you are. And that’s where we get it backwards."
"I lost my virginity when I was eighteen, right before...
"I’ll tell you what I think is mental: I think it’s mental when you can see men’s nipples and not women’s nipples. To me, that is the biggest mind boggler of all time. It’s the same thing. If you could see someone’s fingers you could see someone else’s fingers...a nipple is a nipple."
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