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When Courtney's mother and I first separated I tried to be Disney Dad,
by Al Roker

When Courtney's mother and I first separated I tried to be Disney Dad,
showering her with gifts, trips and then I snapped out of it.
You don't have to try to impress your kids.
If they're not getting what they need from you,
they will let you know.
- Al Roker

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

I love cooking for myself and cooking for my family.
- Al Roker

My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by,
'So...
you're black.'
- Al Roker

 

A massive state and federal effort, the likes of which
we've never seen is going to be needed.
We can do it for tsunami victims half a world away.
We can do it for our own citizens.
- Al Roker

I was just thrilled to get the gig to begin with.
Ten years later to still have it is not only thrilling
but also somewhat of a puzzlement.
- Al Roker

Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al.,
covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people,
many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
- Al Roker

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I have been blessed with working with the best in the business.
- Al Roker

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how
much of the burden is on the female partner.
She's got a construction zone going on in her belly.
- Al Roker

They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much.
I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital
so I could have all my women together.
- Al Roker

I asked him if he ever hung out with black guys in high school and he said,
'Well, no.
They always had these angry looks on their faces.
Who wouldn't look ticked off having to deal with nitwits like him?
- Al Roker

I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my
kids there a lot of idiots out there.
I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world -
that their parents get treated better because they're on TV.
- Al Roker

Courtney Love is really cool and funny.
I would like to meet Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz.
I think I could play their daughters.
- Dakota Fanning

You need to eat normally and healthfully,
and you need to exercise.
I'm so passionate about this because I think people
spend their lives not happy in their bodies.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

I'm a different person.
I don't want to be titled as Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain's daughter.
I want to be thought of as Frances Cobain.
- Frances Bean Cobain

You know, true love really matters, friends really matter,
family really matters.
Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

I had Courtney Love's left bosom out of her dress on my plate in front of me.
It was extraordinary.
I didn't know where to look.
- Hugh Grant

Courtney Love is a loose cannon.
She says what she thinks.
She's wild on the red carpet.
You get the best sound bites from Courtney Love.
- Steven Cojocaru

I don't need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman.
- Courtney Love

Warren Beatty took an interest in my career at one point.
- Courtney Love

Being a rock widow is not my job, so I would hire people to do it for me.
- Courtney Love

I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming.
- Courtney Love

My number one thing to work on is not being reactive -
but appropriateness doesn't come easily to me sometimes.
- Courtney Love

I'm not going to hurt anybody other than that dick
who keeps writing songs about me.
- Courtney Love

I'm ultimately a widow and a single mother,
who's not even getting to be a mother right now.
I am so alone, it's freaky.
- Courtney Love

It's incredibly difficult to keep a healthy body image in this business.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

My mentors are people like Cameron Crowe and Carrie Fisher.
- Courtney Love

I used to do drugs, but don't tell anyone or it will ruin my image.
- Courtney Love

I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.'
There was a picture in Us magazine.
It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it.
I have this thing about Courtney Love,
this funny worship.
- Marc Jacobs

If you want to ask about my drug problem,
go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter,
she'll answer any questions you have about it.
- Courtney Love

I never expected I would be connected to the Alpha
male as some kind of ancillary object,
and to this day it mystifies me.
- Courtney Love

He was so gorgeous...
Kurt.
I don't know how I got lucky that way.
- Courtney Love

I'm a catalogue artist: I compete with Bob Dylan.
- Courtney Love

Cocaine is like really evil coffee.
- Courtney Love

Kurt had this dumb suicidal ideation -
that's what I called it.
I thought if we could live through this,
we could live through anything.
- Courtney Love

I'll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women,
and I'll always be a feminist.
But let me tell you something.
Gloria Steinem never helped me out; Larry Flynt did.
- Courtney Love

I'll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women,
and I'll always be a feminist.
- Courtney Love

I surrounded myself with women when I was growing up
because I had this horrible psycho father.
Now I'm trying to really appreciate and like men more.
- Courtney Love

Only dumb people are happy.
- Courtney Love

Rock is all about writing your own script;
it's all about pioneering.
- Courtney Love

I am just the classic person who wants to learn stuff.
I want good tutors, and with Kurt I had the best.
- Courtney Love

But let me tell you something.
Gloria Steinem never helped me out; Larry Flynt did.
- Courtney Love

I like there to be some testosterone in rock,
and it's like I'm the one in the dress who has to provide it.
- Courtney Love

I'm driven.
I am.
I'm driven for some reason.
But I don't know where I'm going.
- Courtney Love

I did not want to make the widow record.
I still haven't made the widow record.
- Courtney Love

I'm offended every time I see George Bush on TV!
- Courtney Love

I'm clean and sober for over a year and no one seems to care!
They're like, 'Oh, her dramatic weight gain.'
So,
stop making fun of me!
- Courtney Love

We went through ten years of the Limp Bizkit thing,
and I didn't know what to do.
- Courtney Love

Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music.
In fact, they are dumb and self indulgent.
Kind of like sucking your thumb!
- Courtney Love

Movie stars are supposed to be healthy.
They're kept happy and nutritionally together.
- Courtney Love

I like free gowns.
- Courtney Love

The only thing that's really riled me up in the last
ten years has been the White Stripes.
That's the one band that's gotten me competitive,
and that's good.
- Courtney Love

I like to behave in an extremely normal,
wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life.
Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence,
terror, sex and death.
- Courtney Love

You gotta be able to change worlds.
- Courtney Love

In rock stardom there's an absolute economic upside to self-destruction.
- Courtney Love

One of the strangest things about being an actor is
that people you don't know feel that they are allowed to comment on your hair,
body, clothes, relationships.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

I'm a survivor, at least that's what everyone tells me.
- Courtney Love

I'm not a woman.
I'm a force of nature.
- Courtney Love

You need to write on your own and produce your own life.
- Courtney Love

I can turn on the radio right now and be inspired.
- Courtney Love

The Kurt thing has burdened me so much.
- Courtney Love

I think Andy Kaufman is to comedy what the Velvet Underground was to music -
it's like,
80 thousand records sold, but everybody who bought one started a band.
- Courtney Love

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

I might lie a lot but never in my lyrics.
- Courtney Love

Being offended is part of being in the real world.
- Courtney Love

What makes the most money for this business? Dead rock stars.
- Courtney Love

But I always wound up being the damn John,
when I wanted to be the Paul.
- Courtney Love

I cannot exist as a solo artist.
- Courtney Love

I like all the angels around because they protect me and my daughter.
I mean, her Dad's an angel.
- Courtney Love

Being a rock star is like being a cult leader -
you really have to be in your own religion.
- Courtney Love


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