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Relationships: what the stars say

Relationships: what the stars say

Advice and insight from the A-list

When it comes to relationships, sex, marriage and divorce, Hollywood stars obsess just as much as the average person. Take Sophia Loren, who compares sex without love to washing your face, Debbie Harry, who admits she always falls for the bad guy or Sixties style icon Jane Birkin, who has the inside line on heartbreak.

From love and infidelity to the importance of a healthy love life, here are some tips, advice and observations from legends of the stage and screen...

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    "Getting divorced just because you don't… More details

    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    "Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do."

  • Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe

    "It's better to be unhappy alone than… More details

    Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe

    "It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone."

  • Brigitte Bardot

    Brigitte Bardot

    "I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am… More details

    Brigitte Bardot

    Brigitte Bardot

    "I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals."

  • Jane Fonda

    Jane Fonda

    "When you can't remember why you're hurt,… More details

    Jane Fonda

    Jane Fonda

    "When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed."

  • Jane Birkin

    Jane Birkin

    "I know what it's like to have someone… More details

    Jane Birkin

    Jane Birkin

    "I know what it's like to have someone coming home who looks at you not in the way they used to in the old days, and I've seen my own face contorted with sadness and rage in the mirror."

  • Debbie Harry

    Debbie Harry

    "You always fall for the rascal or the guy… More details

    Debbie Harry

    Debbie Harry

    "You always fall for the rascal or the guy who's got a little bit of the devil in him. You can't help it."

  • Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    "Sometimes I wonder if men and women really… More details

    Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    "Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then."

  • Doris Day

    Doris Day

    "If it's true that men are such beasts, this… More details

    Doris Day

    Doris Day

    "If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers."

  • Grace Jones

    Grace Jones

    "Men are terrified of me. I can easily step… More details

    Grace Jones

    Grace Jones

    "Men are terrified of me. I can easily step into the mans shoes – that’s what sets off the tension. It puts the man in a position where he has to become the female. But, my image is supposed to frighten men, so only the good ones come through."

  • Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich

    "How do you know love is gone? If you said… More details

    Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich

    "How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet - it's gone."

  • Jackie Kennedy

    Jackie Kennedy

    "I don't think there are any men who are… More details

    Jackie Kennedy

    Jackie Kennedy

    "I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives."

  • Grace Kelly

    Grace Kelly

    "I don't want to be married to someone who… More details

    Grace Kelly

    Grace Kelly

    "I don't want to be married to someone who feels inferior to my success or because I make more money than he does."

  • Nina Simone

    Nina Simone

    "I would like a man now who is rich, and who… More details

    Nina Simone

    Nina Simone

    "I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat - a sailboat. I want to own it and let him pay for it. My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second."

  • Bianca Jagger

    Bianca Jagger

    "A man who gets divorced is not forever… More details

    Bianca Jagger

    Bianca Jagger

    "A man who gets divorced is not forever going to be talked about for it. There are very different standards that we have for women than we have for men."

  • Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor

    "I suppose when they reach a certain age… More details

    Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor

    "I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get."

  • Ingrid Bergman

    Ingrid Bergman

    "Never again! I can see no reason for… More details

    Ingrid Bergman

    Ingrid Bergman

    "Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough."

  • Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield

    "It is the most wonderful feeling in the… More details

    Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield

    "It is the most wonderful feeling in the world, knowing you are loved and wanted."

  • Jerry Hall

    Jerry Hall

    "A healthy love life is not and should not… More details

    Jerry Hall

    Jerry Hall

    "A healthy love life is not and should not be the preserve of those in their 20s and 30s. It's important at all ages."

  • Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

    "I've never yet met a man who could look… More details

    Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

    "I've never yet met a man who could look after me. I don't need a husband. What I need is a wife."

  • Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren

    "Sex is like washing your face - just… More details

    Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren

    "Sex is like washing your face - just something you do because you have to. Sex without love is absolutely ridiculous. Sex follows love, it never precedes it."

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