Kym Whitley - Quotes

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It feels like I'm in a swimming pool, and I am constantly trying to stay above water. Sometimes I feel like I'm slipping, and you try to come up for air, and that's how it is when looking for the next role.

It feels like I'm in a swimming pool, and I am constantly trying to stay above water. Sometimes I feel like I'm slipping, and you try to come up for air, and that's how it is when looking for the next role.

I'm not cheap, I'm thrifty. ---->>>

It is a challenge trying not to give in to pleasing other people. ---->>>

I love Cleveland, and I love going back home. That's where my family is. That's where my roots are.

I love Cleveland, and I love going back home. That's where my family is. That's where my roots are.

I come from a long line of architects. I'm the only one who did not become an architect, but I've been around the drawing aspect and construction my whole life. ---->>>

I'm always fighting with profanity and Christian comedy. I'm telling you, it's always a fight. Because my father said to me, he said, 'Well, Kym, I feel like comics and people that use profanity, you have a lack of vocabulary, actually, a whole lot.' ---->>>

So many people are busy working now, but we need to go back to the old days when grandma and the neighbors helped raise the children, and we were all the better for it. ---->>>

In the African American community, we are very 'hush, hush' about things in our life. ---->>>

Carrying envy makes life more difficult.

Carrying envy makes life more difficult.

Voice work is the best - no need to dress up, no audience, no pressure, nobody's judging you. ---->>>

My parenting style is probably like that of my parents, because you do how you learn. My mother was very nurturing and loving, but very stern. She was a disciplinary. My dad was also very loving. ---->>>

I want adopted people to know they were chosen. ---->>>

As an actress, our hours can be grueling, and like any mother that has a career or job, it is difficult. Balancing spending time with your child in the morning and after they come home from daycare/school before is the key. ---->>>

I encourage people to get a village so that there will always be someone who's like family looking out for your child. ---->>>

I've always had an entourage. Even when I was a little kid, I had a lot of little children following around me. ---->>>

The OWN network is all about inspiring and enlightening.

The OWN network is all about inspiring and enlightening.

You can talk about reality TV if you want to, but guess what - it was a big commercial for Kym Whitley. ---->>>

I didn't know that my son had allergies until he spit up eggs one day, and one day he had a little peanut butter and his face swelled up. I took him to get tested and found out that he is allergic to everything. ---->>>

My parents were funny. My brothers were funny. We just laughed and had a good time. Growing up, it breeds that. It breeds your funny. It breeds your creativity. ---->>>

'College Road Trip' is colorless. It's not a black film. It's not a white film. ---->>>

I am a different kind of celebrity; I don't have the big, giant house, the fancy cars, and all the designer stuff. I am just a girl from Cleveland. ---->>>

I believe that people just want to laugh and have a good time. ---->>>

A woman is a woman. A woman has male problems, has job problems, and I think funny is funny. ---->>>

Cooking for my son is a challenge. I have to feed him right. He can't eat French fries and candy every day. ---->>>

I love female company. I love men, but women are different. ---->>>

I saw Nichelle Nichols in 'Truck Turner,' and she was so good. ---->>>

I think the arts are absolutely necessary for children to be creative and express themselves because every child is different. ---->>>

I've always wanted to be a man for a day. ---->>>

I've always wanted to work with children, to help people, and to be funny. ---->>>

It doesn't matter if a child comes to you or through you. That love is still the same. You are still a mother.

It doesn't matter if a child comes to you or through you. That love is still the same. You are still a mother.

It's so much easier when you're a size two or three to just slip on anything. But a big girl, sometimes you've got to strap some stuff down! ---->>>

Of course I watch 'Life with La Toya' on OWN. ---->>>

Shaker Heights, Ohio is a predominately white neighborhood. It was when I moved in, and it still is. ---->>>

Sometimes, moms have to be creative to get their babies to eat healthy. ---->>>

When I first came to Los Angeles, I was a teacher in Compton. I know how in need schools are around the country. ---->>>

After my episode of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' ran, Larry David and JJ Abrams were like, 'I discovered her,' but I was like 'Hold up. Please. I'm from 'Next Friday.' Everybody knows me!' ---->>>

If you could draw a picture of the best high school in the world - where all the teachers are wonderful and all the classrooms are beautiful, it would be my high school. ---->>>

Back in the day, we ate fresh; our parents cooked. Now, we're starting to think things are fresh because they're in a can, they're in a box, or they're frozen. That's not fresh. It's difficult to get real fresh. ---->>>

I worked with Marlon Wayans on the show 'They Wayans Brothers,' and we hit it off. One thing about Marlon, when he casts a movie or a TV show, he expects you to bring it. You've got to be ready to improv, because Marlon will say anything, and you've got to be ready to come back. ---->>>

I've always dreamed of becoming a mother. I thought I would get married and do it all the traditional way, but life kept going on, my career kept me busy - and I had not stopped to become a mommy. ---->>>

I've thought my show would be a sitcom or a talk show. Never in a million years would I have thought my show would be docu-series/reality because you always think reality is something crazy. ---->>>

My cousin was Ron O'Neal, who was 'Superfly.' Films like 'Shaft' and 'Superfly' were the biggest things out there in the early '70s. It's hard to remember just how big they were - how much impact they had on the culture, the music, the fashions, the hair styles. ---->>>

Sometimes you have to change the mold. If people keep following the same Hollywood mold, you're going to get the same thing. And as a Black actress, there's not a whole lot out there for us, unless we're creating it. ---->>>

We still have to create things for African American women. Just like Tyler Perry is doing it, we can't wait for things to happen; you have to go and make and create roles and go to people. ---->>>

Biography

Kym Whitley profile (kym-whitley.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 06-07, 1961
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
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Occupation: Actress

Kym Elizabeth Whitley (born June 7, 1961) is an American comedian and actress. She is best known for her roles on television sitcoms, such as Animal Practice, The Boondocks, Young & Hungry, and The Parkers. Whitley was nominated for a 2004 BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie for her role as Ormandy in the 2003 comedy film Deliver Us From Eva (wikipedia)