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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“What an honour it is to be surrounded by such amazingly talented, strong and soulfl women @janellmonae @missjillscott @ArianaGrande @MsPattiPatti @metheridge one of the greatest moments of my life!!!” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great Jamaican Celebrity quotes to find out!

“My Grandfather was married for 60 yrs and a few years ago he said if I had to do it over and over again, I would choose her every time! #LOVE” Sanya Richards-Ross, fondly remembering her grandfather who died recently at the age of 90 years old! #RIP (Twitter: @SanyaRichiRoss)

“My first medal in a major competition #ThankGod #MovingUp” – Kimberly Williams, giving thanks for her bronze medal in the Women’s Triple Jump at the World Indoor Championships a first for her and Jamaica with a 14.39 jump! (Twitter: @kimmi_williams)

“Good luck to my fellow Jamaican track mates who are competing at the World Indoor Championships” – Warren Weir wishing fellow Jamaicans luck at the World Indoor Championships even as they pick up medals in the women’s triple jump (Kimberly Williams) and the 400 m hurdles (Kaliese Spencer) (Twitter: @warrenweir)

“Never apologize for being real… that’s like apologizing for how you truly feel” Bugle – words of inspiration from Bugle even as we await his new video “Infidelity” featuring the Queen of Dancehall Lady Saw (Facebook: Bugle)

“We don’t have a ‘film’ industry per se in Jamaica but all the World is a stage” – Cherine Anderson, being moved by Lupita’s win at the Oscars to post a long comment on Facebook remembers not only movies she has been in such as ‘Dancehall Queen’ and many will remember “One Love” but she also remembers the first African American to win an Oscar – Hattie McDaniel (Facebook: Cherine Anderson)

“I am not doing any collaboration right now because I don’t do music like other people. I always try to be different and, right now my focus is the new single and video release” – Barrington Levy, speaking on his new single which he released last year after 15 years of not releasing any new material. Levy states that his goal is to be different than other musicians (jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/2014o308/ent/ent2.html)

“Soaking my feet now…need them tomorrow” – Chris Gayle, preparing for Sunday’s T20 Match-up against England, the first of a three day series (Twitter: @henrygayle)

“The album represents a new dimension for me” – I-Octane, speaking on the launch of his new album “My Journey”, a 16 track set which is his sophomore album (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/I-Octane-begins-Journey_16211033)

“I am reminded, whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve. Choosing faith over fear. Good night and good morning :)” – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, giving us some inspiration on how to approach the future and life in general (Facebook: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce)

“What an honor it is to be surrounded by such amazingly talented strong and soulful women @janellemonae @missjillscott @ArianaGrande @MsPattiPatti and @metheridge one of the greatest moments of my life!!! #dreamcometrue #bestisyettocome #aboveandbeyond #women’sday” – Tessane Chin, being thankful and celebrating being among so many talented women who performed at the White House… How do you say I am so happy for you in Jamaican? #migladbagbussfeyuh (Instagram: @thebestess)

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Mellesia Harmon