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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I will always take a stand on these matters because it is my right. I will not fall to bullying. Like Bob Marley and Peter Tosh encouraged us in their music, we must get up and stand up for what we believe in, in order to save our families and country” – do you know which Jamaican celeb said that this week? See our top ten great quotes to find out!

“I will always take a stand on these matters because it is my right. I will not fall to bullying. Like Bob Marley and Peter Tosh encouraged us in their music, we must get up and stand up for what we believe in, in order to save our families and country” – Tony Rebel, attending the launch of a DVD “Sex, Lies and their Rights- A Seduction of Medicine, Law, and Politics with wife Queen Ifrica; which spoke on issues of homosexuality and the buggery law in Jamaica – its negative effects (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Rebel—Ifrica-bat-for–healthy-society_15496552)

“We are always going to face challenges. Men in the industry use and abuse us. It is not only entertainers who rip us off. If we are not sleeping with producers some of them don’t want to voice us” – Lisa Hyper, speaking on the inconsistencies in the music industry and her new album ‘Life Changes’ coming back from a career turning situation with Vybz Kartel a few years back (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Life-Changes-for-Lisa-Hyper_15535560)

“#daddy #happybirthday we love you so much. It is only now as a parent I can truly understand the sacrifices you made for all of us!!! You are a pillar of strength and a true support system. Thank you for believing in me NO MATTER WHAT!!! I love you to no end!!!! #bigbear #provider #protector#father @thebestess” – Tami Chynn, wishing her dad a happy birthday and expressing her thanks and love for him (Facebook: Tami Chynn)

“Toronto is now the number one location to shoot for the Hollywood set and they have been able to do this thanks to tax incentives. Jamaica needs to get that in place. But in addition once you are able to lure them in you must be able to keep them coming back” – Kimberly Huie, Jamaican born actress raised in Toronto; expressing her views on the film industry and how Jamaica can capitalize on this venture (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Class-act-Huie-seeks-intervention)

“Happy birthday to my best friend @missoifyounasty ! Cake Cake Cake!!! Fully up!!!” – Baby Cham, wishing his beautiful wife and best friend ‘O’ a happy happy birthday! (Instagram: @thecham)

“Not just today but every second of every day we must give God thanks 4 pur many blessings….to my US peeps happy Thanksgiving God bless” – Aleen bailey, giving a shout out to her US peeps celebrating Thanksgiving (Twitter: @Aleenmae)

“We do this! Jamaican Thanksgiving! Bless Up” – Tyson Beckford, summing up Jamaican Thanksgiving in a photo (Instagram: @tysoncbeckford)

“Heading out for ministry this Saturday in St Vincent. Jason Mighty, Stitchie and more will be there, we lifting Jesus high, we keeping it loud! #djnicholas #jasonmighty #stitchie #loud” – DJ Nicholas, on his way to perform in St Vincent lifting up God and making his country proud (Facebook: DJ Nicholas)

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’ -Audrey Hepburn” – Ce’Cile, giving some words of wisdom 

“Who’s ready to watch Tessanne Chin make it to the #Top6 on the The Voice???? I got my bread and butta ready!!! #TeamTessanne #teamjamaica” – Asafa Powell, supporting Tessanne who made top 6 on the Voice (Facebook: Asafa Powell)

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Mellesia Harmon