quote by Josh Groban

There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.

— Josh Groban

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Divas do it, golfers do it, pilots do it, violists do it, sprinters do it, soldiers do it, surgeons do it, astronauts do it...only business people think it isn't necessary to train.

It was darn nigh impossible for women in rock in the '70s.

There wasn't a mold if you were a woman and you were in the entertainment in the '70s. You were probably a disco diva or a folk singer, or simply ornamental. Radio would play only one woman per hour.

If I weren't reasonably placid, I don't think I could cope with this sort of life. To be a diva, you've got to be absolutely like a horse.

So if diva means giving your best, then yes, I guess I am a diva.


I don't mean to be a diva, but some days you wake up and you're Barbara Streisand.

A diva is someone who pretends to know who she is and looks fabulous doing it.

The shower is my time to open up my operatic chops, because of the enormous echo. You sound five times as big in the shower, so I break into some "Nessun Dorma" from Puccini 's Turandot or Pearl Jam. You've got to go big when you're in the shower. There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.

When I was really young. My sister and I would create different characters with our Barbie dolls - I'd be the crazy diva Barbie and she'd be the homeless Barbie.

It's easy to be a bad ass, it's easy to act like a bad ass, easy to act like a tough guy, it's easy to be a diva, and it's easy to be self absorbed. The list goes on and on but to me, I always just find it more important to be nice and kind.


Well, I don't think of myself as a diva.

I'm too dorky! Look at my shoes. (Points to the aforementioned sneakers.) I always look like this. I don't always want to be "working."

Being a human being without forgiveness is like being a guitarist without fingers or being the diva without a tongue.

But a true diva has dismissed that drama.

A true diva's heart is open, and she's ready to play by her own rules - rules that are gentle and kind.

I feel like I'm super hero diva and my power is glitter.

On the road, the WWE is a family. The divas are my sisters, and like any big brother, I don't want creeps around my little sisters.


Actually, I take it as a compliment. Diva is a derivative of divine. That's quite a title to carry around.

A diva is someone who is a perfectionist, who does her best in her craft.

I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.

Divas need their furs!

If I pop everyone who calls me a diva then I'm going to spend the rest of my life in prison.


There's a side to this industry that nurtures divas who can't write. It's a big business.

I'm determined to be a diva.

If you're looking for someone who can beat the RAW divas, perhaps you should choose someone who's beaten every diva on RAW.

I think the diva is kind of a cliche.

My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they're trying to play, so all this temperament comes out.

The word diva has a negative connotation.


That term's definitely got a negative aura to it, because people think a diva is somebody with an attitude who demands things all the time. Of course there is that type of diva, but my idea of a diva has always been a singer - whether male or female - who gets on that stage and captivates you with their presence and their voice.

All of a sudden, I was hearing stories about how difficult I was to work with, ridiculous rumors about drugs and what a diva I was. I never had to go to rehab or a program.

Ultimately, I felt fortunate, because in many ways I did identify with aspects of being gay that were very stereotypical. I was a big theatre kid in high school, I was creative, I was very emotionally sensitive, even hypersensitive. I loved female divas.

I don't watch reality TV much, but sometimes I'll be on the E! channel and see that show "Total Divas", about female wrestlers. It's like, fake tits are de rigueur. Nose jobs are de rigueur. Exaggerated asses are de rigueur. Twerking is de rigueur.

You know later in life I was inspired to sing and that would've been Aretha, Chaka Khan, Mariah - the typical divas were the inspiration. I've always enjoyed all those singers.


I'm from really humble beginnings. I've never been this Hollywood diva, but you get caught up in what you're pretending to be.

I didn't think there was life after modelling, believe me.

It's a hit to the ego when you are not the diva on the set any more. But I think what keeps me going are challenges. I love when people tell me I can't do something.

I'm such a diva on set.

I came from a different world from other designers because I already had such a strong fan base that was interested in fashion. You have to give the little divas something.

By the time I was five, I was a little diva.

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