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People I like | Jo Brand

Jo Brand

Quotes

  • Anything is good if it's made of chocolate
  • When she was dubbed 'Rubenesque', she barked down the camera, "That’s code for fat,".
  • How do you know if it's time to wash the dishes and clean your house?
    Look inside your pants. If you find a penis in there, it's not time.
  • Now that I have children I find it much easier to say no. When I was on my own,
    if someone said, ‘Do you want to do a benefit in Aberdeen? And we’ll bring you up in a cattle truck and give you half a piece of bread when you get there,’ I’d go,
  • ‘Yes, no probs.’

Source: Scotland on Sunday, 20 July 2003

Precised notes

  • Icon: Jo Brand is a self-effacing, man-deriding comedian, but also serious actress and writer.
  • Born: 3 May 1957, East Sussex
  • Biographical: Mother was a social worker. Brand worked as a psychiatric nurse. Nickname, "The Sea Monster". Not a lesbian.
  • Why I like her: She posesses some of my favorite woman-qualities - irreverence, honesty, self-awareness, dry, dry wit. I love her mouth more than life itself.
  • Article: "Any honest woman will tell you that Brand’s alleged misandry is actually a stiletto-sharp version of the conversations we have among ourselves when the boys are out of earshot." ... more

Source: Wikipedia
Source pic: Scotland on Sunday

 

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