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"Prince gave me some great advice, but he wouldn't let me steal any of his clothes. He's surreal. He walks around in this floating prance" Pop star Rita Ora, below "I wasn't confident with girls. When I asked Jools, my wife, out on our first date, I sounded like Scooby-Doo" Jamie Oliver "We are on the verge of trashing our global name and brand in an act of self-mutilation that will leave our international rivals stunned, gleeful and discreetly scornful" London mayor Boris Johnson, on the possibility of Scottish independence "Sit down! I'm not royalty, yet" Sir Bruce Forsyth, milking the acclaim on his last appearance on Strictly Come Dancing "Joan Collins is unbelievably grand - the only woman I know who swims wearing a turban and full jewellery" Commentator Janet Street-Porter "This will confirm the sense that we are led by a Government that is so out of touch with how insulted ordinary people feel" Frances O'Grady, TUC general secretary, on the proposed 10% pay rise for MPs "I have experienced many handshakes over the years, from the 'damp rag' to the 'bone crusher', but I have never had the 'forearm grip' before. It was disconcerting" Will Gompertz, the BBC's arts editor, on meeting 83-year-old model Carmen Dell'Orefice, who explained that it was to avoid catching germs from his hand WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail readers@walesonline.co.uk FAX 029 2024 4143 NOTE please include your name and address for publication and a daytime telephone number

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Sep 9, 2014
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