Top Quotes by Jody Watley

By | January 22, 2017

The time was ripe for Flower. The vibe was right.

Jody Watley

Passion has always been important to me. That won’t change. What changes in a woman’s perspective. I mean, I have two kids now. I’m a single parent balancing motherhood and my career. That changes the equation.

Jody Watley

There’s one more thing I want to say. It’s a touchy subject. Black beauty. Black sensuality. We live in a culture where the beauty of black people isn’t always as celebrated as other types. I’d like to help change that if I can!

Jody Watley

I used all that doubt as fuel for my own music, fuel for my drive to succeed.

Jody Watley

The music business is very hard on women over 22. You really have to prove yourself every time you make a record. Are you as vibrant as you used to be? Are you as sexy? So I really want to prove that a woman in her 30s can be all those things and more.

Jody Watley

I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I’m singing and writing about these days. It’s all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.

Jody Watley

I’ll put candles all over the room, then light then, and get to it. I call it my ‘vibe in a bag.’

Jody Watley

When you’re a girl, passion can dominate the equation, but as you grow up relationships evolve. Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can’t last forever.

Jody Watley

Eventually you can get into the nuts and bolts of reality: nurturing, caring, and getting along.

Jody Watley

Right now I’m single. Single, and loving it.

Jody Watley

If I’ve learned anything in this business, it’s that you have to be fearless.

Jody Watley

Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it’s like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more.

Jody Watley

I always make this joke that I know you were expecting to see the big skirts and the hoops. But that was a long time ago. Artists aren’t always seen as real people. If you start out as a teenager, sometimes people want to keep you locked as that. But I’m a woman now.

Jody Watley

In some cases I feel like they haven’t appreciated enough that growing up doesn’t mean boring and old and not full of life. I like to talk about that also.

Jody Watley

Maybe with your emotions and your feelings, someone else can say it in a different way than you would, which brings new life to the way you might sing it.

Jody Watley

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