Stars Who Speak Their Minds

Roll out the red carpet for these loud-and-proud celebrities.
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Cameron Diaz

Not one to mask her wild side, the leggy star has told Playboy, "I’m primal on an animalistic level, kind of like, ‘Bonk me over the head, throw me over your shoulder. You man, me woman.’ Not everybody has the right kind of primal thing for me…I love physical contact."
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Eva Longoria

In response to Arizona’s new immigration law, the Latino-rights activist tweeted, "What is happening? I feel like I am in a time warp."
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Kirstie Alley

"It’s stupid to say you’re full figured," she said on her weight-loss reality show. "You’re fat!" She’s since lost 20 pounds using her own line of diet products.
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Sarah Palin

Her targets have included big government, Katie Couric, Rahm Emanuel, Family Guy and—more generally speaking— "hopey-changey stuff."
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Alfre Woodard

She encouraged Americans to Barack the vote in 2008, saying, "We would be putting a thinker into higher office whose first impulse is to act on the common good."
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Natalie Maines

In 2003 this Dixie Chick said she was "ashamed" that the president was from Texas, prompting some country music fans and radio stations to boycott her music.
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Drew Barrymore

"No one has any right to tell anyone what makes a family," the free-spirited star said at a march for same-sex marriage last year.
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Pamela Anderson

She’s shown more skin for PETA’s antifur campaign than she has for Baywatch and once wore a lettuce-inspired bikini to tout vegetarianism.
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Angelina Jolie

As a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador, she’s given mighty heart to the plight of refugees. "After seeing real suffering," she’s said, "you never complain."
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Brooke Shields

Tom Cruise slammed her for taking Paxil to treat postpartum depression. She said his "ridiculous rant" was a "disservice to mothers everywhere."
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Kate Winslet

This curvy actress bristles at being Photoshopped slimmer. "I resent that there is an image of perfection that is getting thinner and thinner," she’s said.
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Ellen DeGeneres

Reacting to the rash of suicides among gay teens who have been bullied, the talk queen has said, "One life lost in this senseless way is tragic . . . I want anyone out there who feels different and alone to know that I know how you feel. There is help out there."




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First Published Tue, 2010-11-30 10:24

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