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The Things They Say! Celebrities Come Clean

Posted: 06/28/2012 3:45 pm

Sometimes, we think we know someone only to be completely surprised by the things they have to say. Celebrities from Kathy Griffin to Suze Orman and Tim Gunn have all opened up to me on my series Mondays With Marlo and shared facts that many of us never knew about them. In my Reply All Q&A series, they let us even deeper into their worlds. Like, who knew that fitness guru extraordinaire Jillian Michaels has cellulite? Or that Isaac Mizrahi dreams of running the New York Yankees? And one guest even told me she wanted to sleep with my husband! I love to be surprised by these kinds of insights. Here, I have compiled some of the more surprising answers that my guests have shared with us. Betty White's favorite pick-up line and the worst advice Michael J Fox ever got made me howl! I hope you enjoy their answers as much as I did! - MT, marlothomas.com

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  • Betty White

    <strong> Q: What's a good come-on line to a woman your age? </strong> A: Hello! <strong> Q: What do you remember most about your first kiss? </strong> A: He was a classmate in grade school. He asked if he could kiss me. But my question is: Why didn't he just surprise me? <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/14/betty-white-marlo-thomas-interview_n_1282517.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Betty White's Reply All answers.

  • Kathy Griffin

    <strong> Q: What is your secret dream?</strong> A: To sleep with Phil Donahue. <strong>Q: What do you collect?</strong> A: Men. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/reply-all-kathy-griffin_n_1282547.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Kathy Griffin's Reply All answers.

  • Michael J. Fox

    <strong> Q: What's the most embarrassing thing that ever happened to you?</strong> A: Sitting next to Princess Diana at the Royal Premiere of Back to the Future -- and having to pee the whole time. <strong>Q: What's the most useless piece of advice you've ever received?</strong> A: Golf instructors have told me repeatedly "stay still over the ball". <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/17/reply-all-michael-j-fox_n_1525528.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Michael J. Fox's Reply All answers.

  • Tim Gunn

    <strong> Q: If you were a stripper, what would you choose for your stage name?</strong> A: Dusty Relics. <strong>Q: What brings you peace?</strong> A: In most instances, a gin and tonic will do it. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/reply-all-tim-gunn_n_1282733.html">Click here</a> to see all of Tim Gunn's Reply All answers.

  • Suze Orman

    <strong> Q: What do you collect? </strong> A: Money. <strong>Q: If you were a stripper, what would you choose for your stage name?</strong> A: Loose Change. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/22/reply-all-suze-orman_n_1294576.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Suze Orman's Reply All answers.

  • Joy Behar

    <strong> Q: Which song would make the perfect soundtrack for your life? </strong> A: "It's Too Darn Hot." <strong>Q: What's the most useless piece of advice you've ever received?</strong> A: "Change your voice." <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/08/joy-behar-questionnaire_n_1332751.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Joy Behar's Reply All answers.

  • Carol Burnett

    <strong> Q: What do you remember most about your first kiss? </strong> A: It was from a dog. <strong> Q: Which words or phrases do you most overuse? </strong> A: "Closure." <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/14/reply-all-carol-burnett-o_n_1345719.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Carol Burnett's Reply All answers.

  • Nora Ephron

    <strong> Q: What was the most useless piece of advice you ever received? </strong> A: Not to buy an apartment on East 75th Street...in 1976. <strong> Q: If you could write a personal slogan that you live by, what would it be? </strong> A: "Get over it." <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marlo-thomas/farewell-nora_b_1630803.html?utm_hp_ref=marlo-thomas">Click here</a> to see all of Nora Ephron's Reply All answers.

  • Isaac Mizrahi

    <strong> Q: What was the most useless piece of advice you ever received? </strong> A: When the boyfriend I was with in 1987 advised me not to start my own company. <strong> Q: What is your secret dream? </strong> A: To run the New York Yankees. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/04/reply-all-isaac-mizrahi-o_n_1383706.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Isaac Mizrahi's Reply All answers.

  • Deepak Chopra

    <strong> Q: Who or what always makes you laugh?</strong> A: Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly <strong> Q: What do you collect? </strong> A: Memories. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/reply-all-deepak-chopra_n_1282700.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Deepak Chopra's Reply All answers.

  • Meredith Vieira

    <strong> Q: What is your secret dream?</strong> A: To own a desert island and a frozen margarita machine. <strong> Q: When you're watching TV, what makes you want to throw the remote at the screen? </strong> A: When The Bachelor comes on, because I know the show is ridiculous, yet I can't stop watching it. I need an intervention. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/03/reply-all-meredith-vieira-_n_1474556.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Meredith Vieira's Reply All answers.

  • David Tutera

    <strong> Q: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?</strong> A: I'd be 6'2". Standing on my toes for photos gets annoying! <strong> Q: What is always in your refrigerator? </strong> A: Space <strong> Q: If you were a stripper, what would you choose for your stage name? </strong> A: Marlo Thomas :) <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/10/reply-all-wedding-expert-_n_1506227.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of David Tutera's Reply All answers.

  • Jillian Michaels

    <strong> Q: Which words or phrases do you most overuse? </strong> A: "Ya' know" and "it's like." So annoying when I do that. <strong> Q: What do you remember most about your first kiss? </strong> A: I think it was during a game of Spin the Bottle. I remember worrying that our braces would stick together. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/14/jillian-michaels-interview_n_1345634.html?utm_hp_ref=reply-all">Click here</a> to see all of Jillian Michaels' Reply All answers.

 

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