Quote: "I'm about to be 30 this year. I want a baby so bad! I've wanted one since I was 15! I love babysitting, I love kids. I think I'm stuck in a child's mind and I wanna raise my own." Actress RAVEN-SYMONE has long been keen to start a family of her own.
Fact: R&B legend Patti Labelle recruited Whoopi Goldberg and RAVEN-SYMONE as her backing singers during a brief performance of 1974 hit Lady Marmalade on U.S. talk show The View on Thursday (07May15).
Quote: "I've been wearing Spanx since I was about 14 years old. I was a lot heavier when I was younger and when you're heavy in the industry, you have to look a certain way. I used to put on two or three Spanx at a time and then a minimiser and my mum said, 'You have to stop 'cause you're starting to look like a kielbasa (Eastern European sausage)'. It just pushes stuff in different areas." Actress RAVEN-SYMONE was urged to quit squeezing into figure-shaping underwear by her mother during her time as a healthy child star.
Quote: "I knew when I was, like, 12. I was looking at everything." Actress Raven-Symone discovered her sexuality before she became a teenager. The former The Cosby Show star 'came out' as gay last year (13) to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to support same-sex marriage by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act.
Quote: "My parents taught me to keep my private life private, to the best of my ability. They showed me all the role models out there that I could turn into and what I want for myself in the future. What I've learned is it's unnecessary to go to the most popular restaurant in the world when you have a scandal on your head, and then get mad when someone's going to take a picture of you. That's your fault." Former THE COSBY SHOW star Raven Symone offers up advice about staying out of the tabloids to young stars.
Fact: Actress/singer Raven Symone has confirmed she'll be joining the cast of Broadway musical Sister Act.
Quote: "I wear glasses and I'm proud of it... I'm negative 5.25 and negative 5.50... That means I will not drive, ever, without my contacts." Former THE COSBY SHOW star Raven Symone reveals she's terribly short-sighted.
Fact: Former THE COSBY SHOW star Raven Symone is celebrating after taping the 100th episode of her hit TV show THAT'S SO RAVEN - the family programme is the first Disney series to run for at least 100 shows.