quote by Alicia Sacramone

As a gymnast, you always wear spandex. Being a teenager wearing spandex? It was tough accepting how my body looked, especially if there was any weight gain.

— Alicia Sacramone

Breathtaking Spandex quotations

I've been getting a lot of science fiction scripts which contained variations on my 'Star Trek' character and I've been turning them down. I strongly feel that the next role I do, I should not be wearing spandex.


I take them 8 to 80, dumb, crippled, and crazy.

Crisp and clean with no caffeine, and a pair of spandex or either tight jeans.

We all enjoy being comfy, but my comfy - you know, I love a nice, cozy cashmere sweater and spandex, sure.

You can never go wrong betting on Americans' bad eating habits.

So I've made a ton investing in all fast food chains, while at the same time investing in Dockers, spandex, Spanx, and sweatpants. Basically, anything with an elastic waistband is a goldmine.

Contrary to popular cable TV-induced opinion, aerobics have nothing to do with squeezing our body into hideous shiny Spandex, grinning like a deranged orangutan, and doing cretinous steps to debauched disco music.


I think one of the most humiliating moments of my life was putting on spandex, personally. It's always nice when four women pull you into spandex when you're in jockey shorts. Yeah.

I was 15 years old when I was in this band;

we were called Stag. We used to wear spandex pants and no underwear - we looked like marbles smugglers.

We went from an era when rock 'n' roll meant wearing a bustier as a woman and these spandex things and guys trying to portray someone that wasn't realistic. We are trying to make it seem real... relate to our lives.

There are a lot of similarities between dancing and wrestling.

The costumes are the same, the spandex and all that, but you have to be light on your feet to do both, and you have to remember choreography.

I don't think Americans look bad in spandex.


When I was first pregnant, which was, let's see, in nineteen-eighty-three - I remember wearing a regular bathing suit to my in-laws' pool. It was just like a spandex one-piece, completely modest, and yet people were looking at me like it was obscene.

Inauguration Security was tighter than Kirstie Alley in a pair of spandex pants.

Rock music is the province of the young, and it should be made by young people.

I'm not running around in a pair of spandex tights trying to reclaim my youth.

That makes me think of spandex-covered football players.

It's not me. I'm in rhinestones and velvet, not spandex.

It was R.E.M. who showed other Eighties bands how to get away with ignoring the rules - they lived in some weird town nobody never heard of, they didn't play power chords, they probably couldn't even spell 'spandex.' All they had was songs.