You know, I'm a curvy woman and I just want to be comfortable with that.— Fergie
The most instructive Fergie quotes that are little-known but priceless
Wearing nice lingerie makes me feel really glamorous. I love to splurge on that.
The right pair of shoes can change the feel of an outfit, and even change how a woman feels about herself
I have learned more and more to enjoy my body when I have a few extra pounds on, just being more voluptuous.
I'm famous for splurging at fast-food places.
I'm currently obsessed with Taco Bell's bean and cheese burritos with extra green sauce and extra cheese. Gluttony!
I love diamond facials - they leave me glowing and refreshed.
I try to work out with my personal trainer for an hour, four times a week - we mainly concentrate on weights and running. If I'm on the road I sometimes do DVD work-outs in my hotel room - P90X and Insanity are a couple of my favourites.
When I was younger, I used to be the cheater.
But I'm not talking about going all the way.... I wasn't doing that in high school! I'd have boyfriends and then spring break would come around and I'd be a little bit naughty.
I'm not going to lie: There are times I play mind tricks on myself, like that the french fries are poison. With desserts, I'll let myself have just one bite, but I'll look like a freak when I'm eating it, like when I did Duncan Hines commercials as a kid, just savoring every morsel.
Sometimes you have a noisy neighbour.
You cannot do anything about that. They will always be noisy. You just have to get on with your life, put your television on and turn it up a bit louder.
I'm not claiming to be sober. I think that that would be misleading. I drink alcohol. My father has a vineyard, and the wine is really delicious, by the way.
I use the Clarisonic electronic skin cleansing system.
It's great for removing excess oil and make-up and leaves my face feeling really smooth and clean. Then I apply Avon Anew Rejuvenate Day Revitalising Cream and Creme de la Mer Eye Concentrate. I think eye cream is so important - it keeps me looking young and prevents wrinkles.
You have to be strong. You have to know how you are, and you have to know who your partner is and you have to know who your friends, who your real friends are.
Part of my affinity with urban music comes from being on 'Kids Incorporated,' 'cos we used to sit around and listen to Chaka Khan and Prince, and I got influenced by all that. Then gangsta rap got started, and I was infatuated with that - maybe that's why I'm fascinated by guns.
I have to wear two sports bras when I do my cardio. It takes a lot to hold these puppies up!
I have always loved fashion because it's a great way to express your mood.
And I'm definitely a shoe lover. The right pair of shoes can change the feel of an outfit, and even change how a woman feels about herself. A woman can wear confidence on her feet with a high stiletto, or slip into weekend comfort with a soft ballet flat.
I don't want to have a song like 'My Humps' and it be sagging down, so I pay attention to that area. A lot.
Men scream and go crazy in the gym. I'm a silent workout partner, but when my adrenaline gets up, I talk trash.
I have my team. Like if you see everyone around me - I have my hair and makeup girl, my assistant. They're very calm, they're all about positive energy. There're no drama queens. Everyone wants everyone else to have a positive experience. There are no agendas. I think it creates a healthy environment and there are no boundaries to cross.
What happens when you're a child professional is that you have to be, well, professional. You're taught not to have tantrums, to always people-please.
The devil comes and soon my subconscious and conscious might start to brawl.
As this cunning demon takes me as its voodoo doll.
I'm trying to get a thicker skin. I like to be aware of people's perceptions of me, but when you put it as a priority, as a means to judging your worth, that's when it can be dangerous.
I'm going through an evolution. I'm completely cleaning out my closet. I'm purging, because I saw that show 'Hoarders.' I had a sweatshirt from sixth grade, and I'm going, 'Why do I hold on to this?'
The electro scene is all over the clubs now: groups like Duck Sauce, Empire of the Sun, even MGMT. But I get inspiration from everywhere. I'll go to the gym and put on old albums - Guns N' Roses or old Jay-Z.
I love crying at romantic movies like 'The Notebook.' I'm always bawling.
Grades were important in our house. I was reading by two. My mom would sit there and read with me, read with me, read with me. It was wonderful.
A lot of times on tour it's about, 'OK, where am I today? Wow, I'm in Costa Rica. What is their famous dish?' And it's about trying the food, and really experiencing it.
Guns are beautiful. But I don't like what they do.
I'm very lucky about my family, because they're just a really solid family.
I owe everything to them.
I drive these brothers crazy I do it on the daily They treat me really nicely They buy me all these ices
I would rather have a player who showed a bit of heart out there than one who just accepted things.
You can be a mother and still be completely sexy.
Having confidence is so important, because how you see yourself, is how others will see you too.
I call my therapist every other day. It's not a one-stop shop. You have to push away all that negativity in your head. Face it, name it, let it go.
Once I have children, the kids come first. One thing at a time for me.
I may not have the type of voice you like, but I can sing.
You can’t take that away from me, ‘cause singing is a gift from God, and when people say I can’t sing, it’s kind of like insulting God.
I've been working straight since 2003, so I might just want to take an improv or theater class. That excites me. I can't wait to do different characters - not necessarily the leading chick who gets the guy, but the weird, freaky cousin.
For me, I'm not a jealous person. That's just not my thing. You have to have trust in your relationship.
I'm very ambitious, but I also love myself - which means I try to take care of myself.
My solo album is different from the Black Eyed Peas albums because I'm a singer first and foremost. There are more ballads and more intimacy between me and the listener because sometimes when you're in a group you don't have space to air out your dirty laundry.
Right now I'm reading every fashion magazine I can find.
As a shoe designer, I feel it's my responsibility to learn as much as I can about the business, past and present.
I've already got notebooks full of ideas for new music, so I'm gonna kind of nurture that just like I do all of my ideas and perfect it until it's ready and then I'll just let it go.
I think everything happens for a reason and all of my choices have led me up to my solo album and made me stronger, not only as an artist but as a person. I want to do more the Black Eyed Peas albums and more of my own albums. I'm in this for the long run.
There are so many different people that I've emulated vocally.
In the rock world - Sebastian Bach, Vince Neil, Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant. They all had amazing vocal talent.
Working out is really the top thing in my life that I do for my own self-esteem and self-worth.
Luckily I don't have to buy shoes anymore, because I design them!
I've learned to be more accepting of myself.
I'm 37, not 18, and I've got the lines to prove it. I try to remind myself that a girl can have it all, just not all at once.
I finally found the product that helps mend my damaged hair and prevent breakage. Avon's Advance Techniques Damage Repair 3D Rescue Leave-In Treatment makes it look and feel healthier.
I always had this dream to make a solo record.
I told my mom when I was 7 years old, but I just ended up being in bands. I'm a free spirit. I follow my heart, and it's led me to where I am.
So many songs are just a wink to the audience, but people take them seriously. 'My Humps?' C'mon!