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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I’m just heterosexual and have always had a stance. Being heterosexual, being a woman and being a mother should give me enough right to embrace that about myself without offending anybody,” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten Celeb quotes to find out!

Night to REMEMBER #thank u to my family sum call u fans but WE ARE FAMILY. .thanks for ur continuous support n love u keep mi motivated an focused big respect to mi team” – Tarrus Riley, showing fans some appreciation as he continues on with his Love Situation Tour (Facebook: Tarrus Riley)

“So many players getting injured before the world cup ! Please call off all the friendlies ! Just get to Brazil!” – Darren Mattocks, hoping to see his favorite players in Brazil as the Rio 2014 draws near! Who are you supporting? (Twitter: @DarrenMattocks)

“If you drink too much u will have a hangover. When u have a hangover u cant go to work the next day. When u cant work, u make no money. When u have no money u get poorer. When u get poor, u cant afford to buy a drink. DONT BE THAT PERSON WHO CANT BUY A DRINK!!!” – RDX, telling fans to wise up in true dancehall fashion don’t be that person who can’t buy a drink! (http://rdxmusic.tumblr.com/post/88005190558/if-you-drink-too-much-u-will-have-a-hangover-when)

“My father has created a legacy by putting out songs with meaning. It’s something I have to live up to,” – Joseph ‘Jo Mersa’ Marley, speaking of the legacy of his father Stephen Marley and by extension Bob Marley that has inspired him to produce great music as well which can be found in the upcoming release of his E.P. Comfortable on June 10 (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Jo-Mersa–comfortable-in-his-own-skin_16811135)

“I’m hungry for the music right now, but because of my studies I couldn’t go full blast, but I did enough to pay for my studies and keep the roof above my head,”- Nadine Sutherland, speaking about her studies at The University of the West Indies (Mona) which she is pursuing a Masters in Cultural Studies and as a result has put music on stand-by (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/To-the-hills-with-Nadine)

“This is going to be a busy summer for me and I’m kicking it off with the Fashion Meets Reggae show” – Junior Reid, speaking of the release of his latest album Junior Reid: The Living Legend on June 6, the same day he celebrates his birthday, and he does so in fine style as he attends the Fashion Meets Reggae event on June 28 (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140526/ent/ent4.html).

“Winning The Voice was a dream come true for me and the last couple of months have just been a whirlwind of unforgettable experiences. Now, becoming a Digicel Brand Ambassador is the icing on the cake and I am looking forward to continuing to work with Digicel in promoting Caribbean culture through my music — as well as continue supporting its many community-based initiatives across the region” – Tessanne Chin being overly joyous as she becomes Digicel’s Regional Brand Ambassador one of many success she has had since winning The Voice talent show (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Tessane-is-Digicel-s-regional-brand-ambassador)

“I promise to bring out the sexier side of me without overdoing it. I am much stronger than I was before and I have broken free from all the negativity,” – D’Angel speaking about a different path in her musical career as she was heavily criticized for crippling career moves and negative publicity in the past (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/-Rampin-Ruff–with-D-Angel_16803251)

“I’m not yet at a stage where I’m making millions of dollars, but I believe in starting small, and always giving back, especially to the people,” – Nature, speaking of his willingness to give back to his community as he donates well-needed garbage receptacles to the city of Montego Bay in St. James, Jamaica (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Preserving-Nature_16801658)

“I’m just heterosexual and have always had a stance. Being heterosexual, being a woman and being a mother should give me enough right to embrace that about myself without offending anybody,” – Queen Ifrica, standing strong in wake of gay activists preventing her from performing at key shows following comments made at the Jamaica 50 Grand Gala in August of last year (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Ifrica-focused-on-new-album_16794731)

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Mellesia Harmon