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Quotes by Brigitte Nielsen

Quotes by Brigitte Nielsen

A lot of women say, ‘I look good thanks to magic creams,’ but that’s a joke.
A tall woman can be just as feminine as a petite woman.
Acting is very similar to modeling.
Being a mother is the best thing that ever happened to me. Before you have your first baby you are a girl and then you become a mother. There is no transition into being a woman; you literally become a mum and being a mum means you always love someone else more than yourself and it is an unexplainable situation.
Being cuddly has nothing to do with size.
Certain men get intimidated and insecure around me. They can never get over the fact that I am taller than they are, but it really shouldn’t matter.
Despite my divorces, I still believe in marriage, and I have believed in all my marriages, although maybe not the one with Sylvester Stallone, as I was really pressured to marry him.
I can go somewhere and switch off completely. I will let people know in advance that I’m away, but once I’m out of contact, I’m out of contact. That’s it.
I do expose my body, but only because I think people should have something nice to look at.
I go every year to the Huvafen Fushi in the Maldives and it’s spectacular.
I know I am the first female celebrity in the world who has allowed herself to be filmed like that in an operating theatre.
I know I will be breaking a taboo. But I’m sure that it will provoke a new discussion. It’s time things change. I feel 30 and want to look that way again.
I like to be controlled, but that doesn’t mean controlled like a dog.
I was 13 when I reached my present height. I was so skinny I looked like one of those starving people in Africa. The boys in my class would beat me up because I was too tall.
I was shooting a bikini promotion in Mahe in the Seychelles in 1980 when there was a military coup and I, along with a roomful of other people, ended up being kidnapped and held hostage at gunpoint in a windowless room with no ventilation for 36 hours.
I would hate it if my four boys were bullied as I was.
I’m 48 now and I would like to have another baby. I would love to because of all the things I have learned. It would be like starting all over again. But am I too old? I’m young at heart and I would be different this time round.
I’m not a beautiful person and I never have been.
I’m very outgoing. I have a lot of energy.
I’ve been put up in great hotels from a very young age, so I’ve been spoilt. What I can’t stand is when I arrive somewhere and the room isn’t ready. You call housekeeping, and it takes them three hours to get the room into shape. I’m afraid to say that the Hilton in London was not too good on that score.
I’ve covered a lot of ground geographically and emotionally and for years I lost my connection with my family. But the best comfort you can have, whether you are on the phone or sitting there in the living room with them, is with your parents, and to me family has always meant protection. When you smile you get a smile back, unconditionally.
I’ve lost bags all over the world and had cases end up in London, Frankfurt, Los Angeles and Miami.
If people only knew the truth about being married to Sylvester Stallone.
In Denmark, when you marry, whether you have $1 million or just $10, you share it.
It’s fun playing a more feminine part. I can identify more with a woman of passion and emotion than with a cartoon character. Who knows what a cartoon feels?
Manila is like a small New York. Nothing works, and everybody’s out to get the better of you.
My childhood was really comfortable and secure, but school was a nightmare. I was a lot taller than the other girls and they called me Gitte the giraffe.
Nobody has had more awful things written about them than me.
Once you enter the public’s eye, you have to be aware that you give up a huge part of your own life.
People think I’m strong as hard as I look. But I’ve a very sensitive side and need to be loved by everyone.
Puberty was the most horrifying time of my life.
The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles is the best.
The way some papers write about me, you’d think I was some kind of gold digger. The truth is, I’ve always earned my own money. Before I became a model in Europe, I even worked in a bakery store – for $1.50 an hour. It’s a big jump from a bakery store to driving a Mercedes in California, but I’m the same person inside.
When my dad died, it was as if my mum died, too.
When you makes movies, you usually make good money. But it is also a very tough job.
Whether you go to Turkey or Mexico, China or Australia, find time to involve yourself with the people you’re dealing with.
Who says I’m gonna marry another guy? In Europe it’s not like in America, where you set a date.

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