Features

Top Ten Jamaican Celebrity Quotes of the Week: "Who Said What?"

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I know what it is to not have the things that I want, so I work hard to make sure that at the end I can do the things that I want to do, especially when it comes to my family and helping in my community and assisting where I need to” – do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great Jamaican quotes to find out!

“I know what it is to not have the things that I want, so I work hard to make sure that at the end I can do the things that I want to do, especially when it comes to my family and helping in my community and assisting where I need to” – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, explaining why she is driven toward excellence as she knows what it is like to have it hard in life and she intends not to go back there. Proof its not where you’re coming from but where you’re going (jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20131119/sports/sports1.html)

“Wow…another IAAF Athlete of the Year Award…I’m beyond honoured…Jamaica this one is for you guys…Little but we Tallawah! #grateful #blessed” – Usain Bolt, tweeting on the Jamaican clean sweep of the IAAF Male and Female Athletes of the Year Award. Congratulations Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Usain Bolt! (Twitter: @usainbolt)

“OMG just died!!!… @usainbolt I am speechless!!! Thank you!!!” – Tessanne Chin, who recently claimed her top 8 spot on the Voice tweeting her excitement at Usain Bolt showing up at the Voice to give her support! (Twitter: @Tessanne)

“My mission is to preserve apart of his personal legacy in the most accurate way I know how” – Dorcas M Bennett, Jamaican Actress/Author on why she wrote a book on the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. The book is entitled “Michael Jackson Seven Even” (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Lady-in-my-life_15488308)

“Who knew that one day this kid would grow up to be called sexy! Lmao! #lifeofBeckford #teamtyson” – Tyson Beckford, Jamaican roots model, actor and director,on his recent feature in People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive Issue! (Instagram: @tysoncbeckford)

“Hit songs are not always guaranteed but we are hopeful and put in the best work we can” – Duane Stephenson, on his new album ‘Dangerously Roots’ set for release in January 2014 (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Duane-keeps-it-Dangerously-Roots_15463699)

“I am deeply saddened by the news and I can say that this is one of the worst weeks in my career…” – Sizzla, commenting on being denied an entry into the USA due to violent lyrics that denounce homosexuality among other things. Sizzla’s tour dates will have to be rearranged for early next year (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/US-bars-Sizzla_15463812)

“At the top its just us! Isreal and I stroll up Mountain Spring! Well as you can see it was luxurious life in the tropics for her…for me on the other hand…” – Yendi Phillips, out and about for an earl morning walk with her beautiful daughter Isreal (Instagram: @yendizzle)

“The King getting vybz @Sweden Is @millionstylez” – Beenie Man touring and having fun while doing it (Instagram: @kingbeenieman)

“Rise and shine and give God the glory! #love #live #laugh #givethanks” – Alaine Laughton, the singer and song writer waking up to a beatiful day. Hope you do too! (Instagram: @alainesinga)

About the author

Mellesia Harmon