„Christy Davis: Who do you look up to?
Rachel: You mean, like a hero?
Christy: Yeah, I guess. Someone you admire a lot.
Rachel: A drummer?
Christy: It can be anyone.
Rachel: My mom.“
— Rachel Trachtenburg American musician 1993
Interview for DrummerGirl.com http://www.drummergirl.com/interviews/trachtenburg/trachtenburg.htm
„I'm Kan, the Louis Vouitton don / Bought my mom purse, now she Louis Vuitton mom / I didn't play the hand I was dealt I changed my cards / I prayed to the skies and I changed my stars / I went to the malls and I balled too hard / Oh My God is that a Black card / I turned around and replied why yes, but I prefer the term African American Express“
— Канье Уэст American rapper, singer and songwriter 1977
„I was interning at a record label - OK, cool. I'm gonna do what my mom did, you know, work her way up in the music industry, the business side of things. I was comfortable with that. That was what I wanted to do. And then just suddenly I am thrown from that. It was super insane.“
— Jack Osbourne Son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne 1985
MTV.com Jack Talks About His Addiction and Recovery
„My mom used to give me messages like this: "Ummmmmmm... Scott called... IS HE THE GAY??!!" "Well, God, mom, I don't know if he's the gay... that's a lot of pressure on just one guy. He has to do the parade all by himself! 'I'm here! I'm queer!... I guess I'm the only one.'"“
— Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968
„I have huge respect for Sridevi ji as a flag-bearer of the southern film industries in Mumbai for many years. I wish her all the best. And I wish Mom a big success. The trailer looks very intriguing and promising.“
— S. S. Rajamouli Indian film director 1973
SS Rajamouli may work with Sridevi and Mohanlal in a new fantasy drama http://www.hindustantimes.com/regional-movies/ss-rajamouli-may-work-with-sridevi-and-mohanlal-in-a-new-fantasy-drama/story-bkM24KT8th5xukRWuPH7YP.html (19 July 2017), Hindustan Times. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
„I was a little confused as a kid because I grew up with my mom, and my mom is black. So, I was cultured in a very 'black' way. But when I go to school, I'm getting called 'white.' They would look at me, and they would curse me out. I didn't understand. I just knew I saw people of all different shades, and I was light. Now, I'm in a much bigger world.“
— Rihanna Barbadian singer, songwriter, and actress 1988
Allure magazine, January 2008.