Katherine Heigl Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


23rd February 2017

Quote: "That was so awkward. Steven (Pasquale) was such a dream about that, though. He was like, 'I think it’s sexy. I love a pregnant woman', and I was like, 'You’re so nice'. To find that moment sexy when you’ve got a big basketball between you and it’s not his baby..." Katherine Heigl on filming love scenes for her new TV drama Doubt while pregnant.


24th June 2015

Quote: "I don't know if I would have done it if I didn't have him to help me. He could sort of voice-coach me through it... He should probably get a cut of something, shouldn't he?" Actress Katherine Heigl turned to her singer/songwriter husband Josh Kelley to help her perfect her voice and guitar-playing talents for new movie Jackie & Ryan.


12th May 2015

Fact: Actress Katherine Heigl showed off her culinary skills on U.S. breakfast show Today on Tuesday (12May15) when she shared her favourite recipes for a light summer meal. The star showed viewers how to make her Brie Tomato Pasta, Radish Salad and her Italian Margarita cocktail.


30th January 2015

Quote: "I was really sad to hear that, I knew them both and (they're) really great people. I think it's always hard to have to go through something like that so publicly." Actress Katherine Heigl is upset about former Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey's recent marriage split.


16th April 2013

Tweet: "No words can properly express my sorrow and rage over what happened in Boston. I pray there is grace in these ugliest of times for all those injured and suffering. My love and support is with you..." Actress Katherine Heigl sends her sympathies to the victims of the blasts during the Boston Marathon on Monday (15Apr13).


10th December 2012

Quote: "On some level it stung and on some level I was not surprised. When people show you who they are, believe them." Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes on how she reacted when former star Katherine Heigl withdrew her name from contention for the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2008. The actress claimed she was not "given the material" to warrant receiving recognition for her role in the medical drama.


13th June 2012

Tweet: "Just wanna say I adore @Honest baby products! Thank you @jessicaalba for creating such a wonderful line!!" New mum Katherine Heigl is a big fan of Jessica Alba's eco-friendly baby product line.


10th June 2012

Quote: "She's great! She's a delicious, beautiful, wonderful child, and Naleigh is... it's hard to describe Naleigh. She's more charming, more gregarious, more outgoing, never stops talking - so she's got all this personality, and now I've got this tiny little being who can't really see even yet." Actress Katherine Heigl gushes about motherhood after adopting her second child, baby daughter Adalaide, in April (12).


9th June 2012

Tweet: "Thrilled to be able to honor Shirley MAClaine at the AFI Life Achievement Award last night. Huge admirer of her and her work." Actress Katherine Heigl was humbled to be in the veteran star's presence earlier this week (ends10Jun12).


2nd May 2012

Fact: Animal-loving actress Katherine Heigl will host the U.S. TV premiere of Shelter Me, an inspirational documentary about rescue dogs who change their owners' lives.


9th February 2012

Quote: "She was a great loss to the show, in my opinion. She had a great character. She's a wonderful actress and I would always welcome her back, certainly." Patrick Dempsey is eager for Grey's Anatomy bosses to rehire Katherine Heigl after she revealed she wants to return to the hospital drama.


24th January 2012

Tweet: "Miss Naleigh joined me for the day and seems to be quite taken with an audience and a stage... slightly worried!" Actress Katherine Heigl fears her adopted daughter is developing a taste for the limelight after sitting in on the star's interview on U.S. talk show The View on Monday (23Jan12).


2nd January 2012

Quote: "It was probably a mistake (to do it on my own). I could've actually really used someone to help me. I just didn't understand having a decorator doesn't necessarily mean that they take over completely and then you walk into the house and go, 'Wow, I like what you did.'" Actress Katherine Heigl wishes she hired an interior designer to help with her Utah home.


30th December 2011

Quote: "I take a stress relief formula from Whole Foods. I call them my happy pills... I've done it to myself. I've created a chaotic life." Actress Katherine Heigl on how she copes with her busy schedule.


8th December 2011

Quote: "When I showed up, he completely blew me off! He was all abrupt... so I was like, 'Well, I guess that's not gonna happen'." Katherine Heigl was unimpressed by husband Josh Kelley's reaction when they met for the first time on his music video shoot for Only You.


8th December 2011

Quote: "I thought about changing her birthday because it's the day before mine and so it just ruins mine every year. I thought it was just so serendipitous and wonderful that this child was coming to me and her birthday is the day before mine and then I woke up one day and went, 'Wait a minute, I've just totally forgone my birthday for the rest of my life.'" Actress Katherine Heigl jokes about changing her adopted daughter's birthday.


7th December 2011

Quote: "I used to want like six kids... (but) we're thinking maybe, like, three to four kids. That would be my ideal." Actress Katherine Heigl is planning a big family. The star and her musician husband Josh Kelley are already parents to adopted daughter Naleigh.


20th October 2011

Quote: "I play a young woman who's a caterer and she's catering the New Year's Eve party and event. Jon plays my big, famous musician ex-fiance who comes back into town to sort of win me back. Yes, I made out with him!" Katherine Heigl on her kissing scenes with Jon Bon Jovi in new movie New Year's Eve.


19th October 2011

Quote: "I adore that girl. I was so excited to meet her! I tried to keep it cool but after chatting for only 20 minutes I was like, 'We're best friends now!' She is so sweet and down to earth." Actress Katherine Heigl on new best friend Taylor Swift.


1st February 2011

Fact: Katherine Heigl has replaced Halle Berry as Jon Bon Jovi's romantic interest in director Garry Marshall's VALENTINE'S DAY follow-up, NEW YEAR'S DAY. The star-studded cast includes Robert De Niro, Hilary Swank, Ice Cube, Ashton Kutcher, Glee star Lea Michele, Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Biel.


20th October 2010

Quote: "They flock to him. I think it's a pheromone thing. He puts off, like, a chocolate cookie scent to children." Actress Katherine Heigl admits her LIFE AS WE KNOW IT co-star Josh Duhamel is a big hit with kids.


11th October 2010

Quote: "Immediately upon the beginning of the audition Seth just throws the sides away and starts improvising. I've never improvised in my life and I have no idea what to do! I'm not funny like that and I got really nervous." Katherine Heigl has improved her improv skills since she unexpectedly landed a starring role next to Seth Rogen in 2007 comedy KNOCKED UP.


8th October 2010

Quote: "It is so fun. They dance cool and they dress cool and they sing awesome songs that we all know and love. (I would) totally (do it). I can't sing for c**p, but they could Autotune me." Katherine Heigl is dreaming of a guest spot on GLEE.


22nd September 2010

Quote: "The first thing she said was, 'Dada,' and then she'd call everybody else she loved 'Dada'. She actually attached to Josh much faster." Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley's baby daughter Naleigh is a daddy's girl.


22nd June 2010

Quote: "When I first moved to Los Angeles, I was about 19. I hit puberty late, and I was about 20 pounds heavier than I am now. I had a baby face but a voluptuous body, and 20 pounds overweight doesn't go over well in Hollywood. I was being told constantly to lose weight. And then my skin broke out. I was really self-conscious." Katherine Heigl admits her early years in Hollywood were not happy.


17th June 2010

Quote: "He was really mad at me because I wouldn't do my own stunts. I just didn't have the co-ordination to keep up and Ashton would just look at me and roll his eyes. He'd go, 'What is wrong with you? We're just running across a parking lot!'" Ashton Kutcher teased Katherine Heigl on the set of their movie Killers.


15th June 2010

Quote: "Try sitting next to Fergie in a bikini. She had on the cutest little suit, which I actually own. I was so relieved I wasn't wearing it, too." Katherine Heigl felt intimidated by FERGIE's toned physique when the Black Eyed Peas singer came over to her house for a pool party.


13th June 2010

Quote: "I had never seen Magnum. When I first met Tom, I was remembering I had a little crush on him from Friends! I was like, 'This is awkward, he's gonna be my dad.' His vibe is a bit like my own father's, so I felt really comfortable around him and he's the coolest, nicest guy." Katherine Heigl on Tom Selleck, who plays her on-screen dad in new movie Killers.


2nd June 2010

Quote: "I'm in the process of potentially taking some target practice lessons for my next movie One for the Money. I'm stoked about it. It's about a female bounty hunter, she's not supposed to be good with guns but I'm still curious to know what it is like." Actress Katherine Heigl is keen to become a sharp shooter.


31st May 2010

Quote: "My worst habit used to be smoking but I quit, so now it's just cursing, but I've curtailed that because my daughter is in a mimicking phase where she'll repeat everything I say, and that did happen once before." Katherine Heigl has curbed her bad language since adopting her daughter Naleigh.


22nd May 2010

Quote: "I can't do it. I stopped watching it in November, when I was on family leave. I couldn't, it just felt weird. It felt like I was missing the party." Actress Katherine Heigl can't bring herself to watch hit show GREY'S ANATOMY after quitting the TV medical drama in March (10). Her exit came after a brief break from the programme last year (09) following the adoption of her baby daughter, Naleigh, from South Korea.


21st May 2010

Quote: "He's the guy I go to if I need technical advice. If I can't get my computer to work... The guy is crazy advanced." Katherine Heigl has her own personal IT man in Killers co-star Ashton Kutcher.


21st May 2010

Quote: "Dude, I try, but I'm not nailing the baby fashion. It's intimidating. I get beautiful outfits from Gap and baby Juicy, but I'm not layering it or putting her in Prada flats. It's really stressing me out." Katherine Heigl admits she's struggling to keep her baby daughter Naleigh's wardrobe up to date with the latest trends.


20th May 2010

Quote: "I want her privilege to afford her to seek many different things that might fulfil her. I don't want her to have a Beemer (BMW) on her 16th birthday or spend the summer at a beach house with friends. Nope. You want a beach house, you pay for it." Katherine Heigl won't be spoiling her adopted daughter, Naleigh.


16th April 2010

Quote: "I don't have anything in my life going on every four minutes that anyone would care about, so I don't do it." Actress Katherine Heigl on why she doesn't 'tweet' minute details about her life on Twitter.com.


26th March 2010

Quote: "I think Isaiah just made a mistake... but I don't think he's evil or horrible or a bad person. I had some great times on set with Isaiah. I don't wish him ill." Departing GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl has no hard feelings about former co-star Isaiah Washington, who was fired from the show following a fight, in which he used a derogatory term to describe gay actor T.R. KNIGHT.


20th March 2010

Quote: "It has changed my perspective on life and work and love and marriage and family." Motherhood has drastically changed Katherine Heigl's outlook on life.


26th November 2009

Fact: Hollywood actress Katherine Heigl celebrated her 31st birthday with a low-key lunch with her husband Josh Kelley on Tuesday (24Nov09). The pair enjoyed a meal at Eva Longoria PARKER's Beso restaurant before heading home to continue the celebrations.


24th September 2009

Quote: "She will be an amazing mum. She's incredibly responsible, smart and loving. This is a huge deal for her and she's going to take to it like a duck to water." Scottish actor Gerard Butler heaps praise on his THE UGLY TRUTH co-star Katherine Heigl's parenting potential. The actress and her singer husband Josh Kelley welcomed adopted Korean girl Naleigh into their family last week (ends18Sep09).


21st September 2009

Quote: "There may be some bambinos (babies) in my future. I hope so, I would love that." Actress Kate Walsh is broody around her GREY'S ANATOMY co-stars, expectant mum Ellen Pompeo and Katherine Heigl, who welcomed her adopted daughter with husband Josh Kelley earlier this month (Sep09).


18th September 2009

Fact: Actress Katherine Heigl has posted family pictures of her adopted 10-month-old Korean daughter Naleigh on her fundraising site, JasonHeiglFoundation.org. The Grey's Anatomy star and husband Josh Kelley completed the adoption process earlier this week (beg14Sep09).


17th August 2009

Quote: "Oh my God, it was a nightmare. It was really exhausting - legs dancing under the table and all the tensing-up of the body. By the end of the day, I felt like I'd run a marathon. No one wants to orgasm 35 times a day!" Katherine Heigl on faking orgasms for a restaurant scene in her new romantic comedy THE UGLY TRUTH.


12th August 2009

Quote: "I've got it in my contract that I only work with pretty boys. My next movie is with Ashton Kutcher. He's one of the fittest guys I've seen." Actress Katherine Heigl has specific requirements when signing up to a film project.


12th August 2009

Quote: "I took the vibrating pants home with me... I was being 'method', you know really committing to my role, but they don't work at all." Actress Katherine Heigl admits she took the sex toy home with her while filming new movie THE UGLY TRUTH, in which she has to fake an orgasm in a crowded restaurant scene.


26th July 2009

Quote: "One time I was supposed to play with Katherine's hair and I kept forgetting my lines. I was so nervous that I grabbed her breast. Afterwards, all I could do is say, 'I'm sorry.'" Gerard Butler admits his embarrassing slip-up with co-star Katherine Heigl on the set of THE UGLY TRUTH.


21st July 2009

Quote: "I used to get Ashley Judd a lot, and that's why I haven't done it in a long time." Newly-brunette Katherine Heigl stayed blonde for so long after repeatedly being confused for the dark-haired actress.


10th July 2009

Quote: "I joke with my family and friends that I'm still too vain to get caught looking bad and then ending up on a 'What Not to Wear' page of a magazine.'" GREY'S ANATOMY actress Katherine Heigl's self-consciousness is growing with her success.


17th March 2009

Fact: Katherine Heigl's husband Josh Kelley and Ashlee Simpson's ex-boyfriend Ryan Cabrera are to tour together next month (Apr09).


9th January 2009

Quote: "I indulged over the holidays and I tried on some of the slinky, short, sexy dresses and I just thought, 'Y'know, I'd much rather be covered and not have to suck it in all night." Actress Katherine Heigl on the real reason why she wore a pantsuit to the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night (07Jan09).


17th September 2008

Quote: "I'll stay on GREY'S ANATOMY as long as they'll have me - I'm just grateful to have a steady job." Katherine Heigl has no plans to leave the hit U.S. medical drama.


10th August 2008

Quote: "I've just got very lazy about it. I satisfy my vices instead of fighting them. If I start going back to church, I'd have to stop the smoking and drinking." Actress Katherine Heigl on why she's relaxed her religious views.


31st March 2008

Quote: "I never had any Lindsay Lohan moments. My mother would have killed me." KNOCKED UP star Katherine Heigl was never a troublesome teen.


29th March 2008

Quote: "Some days I feel really great about the way I look, then I see a photograph and it looks terrible. It depends on the day and the outfit, adn whether I've had a burger or a salad." KNOCKED UP star Katherine Heigl lets her lunch dictate her feelings about body image.


28th March 2008

Quote: "I'm just really excited to be working and paying the bills." KNOCKED UP star Katherine Heigl is modest about her success.


13th March 2008

Quote: "I just felt very out of my league. I was sitting behind Cate Blanchett and Jack Nicholson. I kind of wanted to get out my iPhone and take pictures." Actress Katherine Heigl was intimidated by the sheer number of A-list celebrities at the Oscars last month (Feb08).


12th March 2008

Quote: "I listen to it constantly." Actress Katherine Heigl is a big fan of her husband Josh Kelley's new album SPECIAL COMPANY.


6th March 2008

Fact: GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl has teamed up with U.S. medical outfitters Scrubs + Beyond to launch a collection of stylish uniforms for doctors and nurses.


25th February 2008

Quote: "He's really sick right now and was just giving me a hard time because I wasn't on tour... taking care of him. I'm like, 'I'm your wife, not your mother!'" Actress Katherine Heigl on why new husband Josh Kelley couldn't join her at the Oscars, where she was a presenter.


4th February 2008

Quote: "I got my teeth straight (sic). I swear it has changed everything." Actress Katherine Heigl offers a reason why she's suddenly topping sexy women polls.


2nd February 2008

Quote: "I'd love to see how she manages everything - life, career, kids, love." Actress Katherine Heigl would like to swap lives with Angelina Jolie for a day.


1st February 2008

Quote: "I'm not always so nice. I have my moments." Newlywed Katherine Heigl admits she's a less-than-perfect wife to husband JOSH KELLEY.


31st January 2008

Fact: Singer Josh Kelley and his actress wife Katherine Heigl were joined by pals including Zach Braff, T.R. KNIGHT, Haylie Duff and Jamie-Lynn Sigler at SBE's S Bar in Hollywood on Tuesday (29Jan08) night to celebrate the musician's 28th birthday.


24th January 2008

Fact: Newlywed Katherine Heigl was delighted during an appearance on Martha Stewart's U.S. TV show on Thursday (24Jan08), when the lifestyle queen presented her with a luxury collection of cooking utensils.


21st January 2008

Quote: "I'm not a big fan. I'm OK with it now, but it's really weird. I don't know how anybody can get used to it. I don't think she would want me to get used to it." Singer/songwriter Josh Kelley on his new wife Katherine Heigl's movie love scenes.


18th January 2008

Fact: Two days before the wedding I had this vision of me in my Uggs (boots) and my robe just running." Actress Katherine Heigl admits she was almost a runaway bride before she wed singer-songwriter Josh Kelley on 23 December (08).


18th January 2008

Quote: "Most people just wanted to know if I was skiing into the ceremony." Katherine Heigl recalls the most-asked question in the run-up to her wedding in snowy Utah last month (Dec07).


16th January 2008

Fact: Newlywed actress Katherine Heigl was delighted to receive a gift from a fan upon her arrival at New York's JFK Airport on Tuesday night (15Jan08) - a pack of nicotine gum and anti-smoking patches. The star, who is trying to give up the habit, thanked the devotee saying, "This I could use, thank you!"


16th January 2008

Quote: "If I wasn't in this industry, I wouldn't work out. But I have hips and a butt and everything that goes along with that, including cellulite." Newlywed KNOCKED UP star Katherine Heigl isn't a fan of exercise.


13th January 2008

Quote: "It's always been phenomenal, but I think our sex life is 10 times better than it was." Actress Katherine Heigl insists marriage has given her sex life a big boost. The GREY'S ANATOMY star wed singer-songwriter Josh Kelley in her native Utah on 23 December (07).


10th January 2008

Quote: "I was excited about getting new pots and pans." Actress Katherine Heigl reveals which wedding gifts she was looking forward to receiving after her December (07) marriage to singer/songwriter JOSH KELLEY.


9th January 2008

Quote: "I can't possibly imagine what that young girl is going through. I just hope that even with all this attention, people can find it in their hearts to be compassionate and not be so judgmental." Actress Katherine Heigl wishes troubled singer Britney Spears her best.


8th January 2008

Quote: "Ahhh, the Piña Coladas! Oh my God, Cabo! The Esperanza (resort) and Piña Coladas - it doesn't get a lot better." Newlywed actress Katherine Heigl on the best bits of her Mexican honeymoon.


27th December 2007

Fact: Actress Katherine Heigl wed singer/songwriter Josh Kelley in an Oscar De La Renta gown. The couple wed in Park City, Utah on Sunday (23Dec07).


24th September 2007

Quote: "I'm going to take pictures and sell them to Star (magazine)." Moviemaker Judd Apatow hopes to make money from KNOCKED UP star Katherine Heigl's winter wedding to singer/songwriter Josh Kelley.


17th September 2007

Fact: Katherine Heigl set a new fashion trend at the Emmy Awards on Sunday (16Sep07) - her stunning white gown was made from denim.


17th September 2007

Quote: "My own mother told me I didn't have a shot in hell of winning tonight, so I really don't have anything prepared. She's a really big supporter, she does love me!" GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl was stunned to win an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Drama Series.


17th September 2007

Fact: Sally Field, Katherine Heigl and funnyman Ray Romano were all censored at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (16Sep07) - for swearing during the almost-live telecast.


17th September 2007

Quote: "My own mother told me I didn't have a shot in hell of winning tonight, so I really don't have anything prepared. She's a really big supporter, she does love me!" GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl was stunned to win an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Drama Series.


20th August 2007

Quote: "At our wrap party where was a fountain and I hopped in with my friend and danced. The next day I was like, 'Did I get in the pool?' I didn't have to go to work, thank God!" Katherine Heigl admits she over-indulged at the end-of-season celebrations for TV show GREY'S ANATOMY.


17th July 2007

Fact: The Princess Diaries star Anne Hathaway was the first choice to play struggling mum-to-be ALISON SCOTT in hit new comedy KNOCKED UP. The part eventually went to GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl.


7th June 2007

Fact: Anne Hathaway was originally cast in Katherine Heigl's role in new comedy KNOCKED OUT, but backed out because the birthing scenes were too graphic.


3rd June 2007

Quote: "I've never had a real pregnancy scare. But there have been those moments where, if I'm just even half a day late, I'm like, 'What's going on? No!" Knocked Up actress Katherine Heigl can relate to the dilemma of an unwanted pregnancy.


31st May 2007

Quote: "That was beyond low. How hard is it to put some undies on? I thought it was a little much." Actress Katherine Heigl is amazed Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears were photographed exiting cars not wearing any underwear.


24th March 2007

Fact: Bookish GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl has such a voracious appetite for literature she reads a book a day in between shoots on the set of the medical drama.


19th June 2006

Fact: GREY'S ANATOMY stars Sandra Oh and Katherine Heigl were allowed to observe a heart valve replacement surgery in a Los Angeles area hospital as part of their research for the hit medical drama.


19th April 2006

Fact: GREY'S ANATOMY star Katherine Heigl is replacing Anne Hathaway in KNOCKED UP, the latest project from THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN writer/director Judd Apatow about a guy who impregnates his one night stand.


23rd December 2005

Quote: <p>"As a kid, when you don't get that Barbie House or that Cabbage Patch Kid and instead you get a sweater, that's the worst!" Actress Katherine Heigl. </p>


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