Quotes by Chrissy Metz

I'm the middle child.
- Chrissy Metz
I was born in Homestead, Florida.
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I wanted to be the female Jim Carrey.
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My sister's tall, thin, model-esque.
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You have to use what you know to make a part real.
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If I find a cute skirt, I'm not fixated on a brand.
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I eat my feelings - when I'm happy, when I'm sad.
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I'm on this journey to inspire people and to encourage them.
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At the end of the day... my love for my body... comes from within.
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I'm just kind of in love with Kathy Bates. And Sarah Paulson.
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I try to be present in the moment and to be authentic, and to listen.
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Most of my stuff comes from Eloquii, Torrid, Lane Bryant - even Target!
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I do want to lose weight. But not because anyone is telling me to do it.
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When I booked 'This Is Us,' I had 81 cents in my bank account.
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I look in the mirror, and I'm a plus-size girl, but I got it going on.
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When you listen, as a human being and an actor, you can react authentically.
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I am of the thinking that everything happens as it should and when it should.
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I want to wear something because I love it, not because it follows the rules.
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I remember being a kid and always feeling a little different than all my friends.
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I don't have to have a man in my life, and I think men are attracted to that.
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If I ever end up on the worst-dressed list, it's not going to make me fall apart.
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When I turned 30, I had this epiphany that my life is my own and my choices are my own.
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If you can't love who you are now, you can't get to the place you want to be.
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If there was going to be a pioneer of the plus-size girl of my shape on TV, why not me?
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So much of the mainstream media has taught us what beauty is, but everyone is beautiful.
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Just because we're a bit curvier doesn't mean we don't want to look great.
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I have no shame when it comes to making people laugh. I don't care what I look like.
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I would love to go on 'The Biggest Loser,' where it's a concentrated thing.
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I have revered Mandy Moore for so long, and I just love her, and she's just, like, a perfect human.
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I, as Chrissy, want to do things that mentally, emotionally and physically make me the best that I can be.
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I remember being at Weight Watchers at, like, 11 years old and my mom just trying to figure it out for me.
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I just feel really grateful that I can pursue my dreams and also reach people in ways that I never expected.
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We're all just trying to do the best with what we've got. I hope I help people see themselves on TV.
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I realized that... at the core of who we are, we're these perfect beings - and we're not taught that.
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I started coming into my own at 30, discovering what's important to me, not caring what other people think.
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I want to have a fit, healthy body and not have to be put in a box. I don't want to be limited by anything.
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I taught preschool previously, so I was like, 'Oh, I can teach little kids to act, and I can go back home.'
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You can't be hateful because you love yourself. And we're extensions of each other; we're all connected.
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Sometimes I feel like I'm two people. I'm proud of who I am as a person, but I do want to be at a healthy weight.
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I carry a lot of my weight in my stomach. I just want to have... not even a number, but to have my body in a different shape.
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There is something that happens when you are grateful: You continue to keep receiving blessings. So I will always be grateful.
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I'm paving the road for other women and men who know they're destined for greatness, but they don't believe it yet.
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It can be very hard to find clothing for different body shapes. After all, there are only, what, five companies for plus-size women?
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I know that sounds corny. And I know you've heard it before. But it's really true: We're so much more than our bodies.
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I have been able to help my friends and people that I believe in pay their bills and stay afloat in L.A. while following their dreams.
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People don't realize how much money you have to spend: styling, publicity, a manager, and your agent. That's a chunk of change.
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I have been in Los Angeles for a long time, and I have wanted to be a series lead for a long time. It's literally on my bucket list.
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I was always the class clown, and I think I gravitated toward performing for the attention I didn't always think I was getting at home.
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I try to not to overanalyze, not to watch myself too much, but to be present in life and in my art. I'm so glad it comes off in that way.
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My parents divorced when I was eight; I never really knew my dad, and my mom raised my older sister and brother and me alone. It was challenging.
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I'm ready to encourage and support people on their journey because I've been encouraged and supported. I just hope I make people proud.
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When I'm not shooting, I'm a leggings and boots girl. I like cute and casual - for me, it's all about feeling good and being comfortable.
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Size doesn't equate to beauty. I don't understand why that's a thing. Well, I do, because the media has told us thin is beautiful. But is it?
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The way I stand up to bullies is with kindness and love. Because I think that's what they really need. They're misunderstood and probably really upset themselves.
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I think that my whole journey had been getting to the place where I can accept myself for who I am, to be the woman that I'm meant to be, but you have to get there first.
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When I first heard 'Harper's Bazaar' wanted me to be sexy, I was like, 'Who, me?' I knew y'all were edgy, but this is incredible - it's validation.
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There have been so many discussions about my weight: How is she going to lose weight? Is she going to lose weight? When is she going to lose weight? It's kind of it's funny.
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My father is a big guy; he's had a quadruple bypass surgery, and that's scary. Those are real things that happen in families with overweight people, and I don't want that.
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Until you love yourself, until you really believe that, you're stopped in your tracks. That's why it's so important to wear what you want to wear and be who you want to be.
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The truth is, I don't find my value in my body or my weight. It's really more about who I am and what I can offer as a human being to the people in my life and the people in the world.
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I kept auditioning, with no savings and no money, credit card debt gaining interest. I went on unemployment. I bought ramen noodles at dollar stores. I never had to - God forbid - live on the streets.
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Why not have a motivation beyond me to get to a healthy weight? Every actor does that. We're chameleons. We change; we grow as an actor. You lose weight, you gain weight, you change your hair or whatever.
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I would say that when you do something out of the goodness of your heart, and you don't know what the repercussions will be, you have to live with that. And it can be devastating. Because the intention was there.
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Whether you're tall and you play a basketball player, or overweight and you play somebody who is dealing with the issues behind the weight, we all have to pull from real life to make those performances authentic.
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You don't realize that somebody who's average or even very fit could relate to someone who's overweight, but it's not about our size - it's how we look at ourselves and how we feel about ourselves.
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There were times I'd be nervous walking home from elementary school, thinking, 'If that red tag from the power company saying our lights are turned off is on the door handle, I don't know what I'll do.'
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There are plus-size women who've paved the way - Rebel Wilson, Gabby Sidibe, Melissa McCarthy. I can't wait for the day when I can have a conversation, and it's not about the size of my pants but how I prepared for the role.
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It's impossible to accept love from anyone else if you don't love yourself. It's a big issue, particularly for us plus-size ladies and for anyone dealing with weight, because we're not taught to love ourselves or be our own cheerleaders.
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I just have to be very clear. Whether or not I lose weight or stay the same, it's purely a choice of mine for health. Not because I think that plus size, curvy, voluptuous, big bodies aren't attractive - because I think they're awesome and sexy.
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I wanted to entertain and make people laugh. I think it really hit in third grade, but once I was in high school, I joined chamber choir. I wanted to do musical theater, too, but they had rehearsals at the same time. That was a bit of 'Sophie's Choice.'
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Being a plus-size actress, it is slim pickings, so anytime any role comes up for a plus-size actress, my agents are all over it, and they were like, 'You have to book this job. It's 'American Horror Story.' It's a big deal.' No pressure, right?
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It's very strange. I can't go anywhere without somebody stopping me, which is so cool that I get to connect to people that I never might've ever spoken to, or they have an impetus to speak to me. It's created a career that I wasn't sure if I'd ever really have.
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Our weights fluctuate: Some people gain or lose, even friends who are average size. If I would say 'I'm fat,' my friends would say, 'Don't say that!' And I'd think, 'Are you offended, you can't handle the word? Or do you think I am embarrassed?'
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I moved in with a roommate who told me, 'Stay with me until you can afford rent. Don't give up.' People who supported me were like, 'If you don't have money for food, I'll cook you dinner. You don't have money for acting class? Let's get together and read lines.'
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I think everyone has shame about something, whether it's a lack of a relationship with a child or maybe their weight or a lack of communication within their marriage. Everyone can relate to that because we all have something that we're like, 'God, I can work on that,' or, 'I wish I was better at doing this.'
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