“In fact, Swift not only writes and produces the majority of her own songs, she also decides each career step, from the music video directors to PR events, and acts as a CEO leading her brand. “If I am involved in all the steps I don’t have to deal with surprises. For me, creative work is a very structured process. I always have to be well prepared, otherwise is doesn’t work. We are currently planning the tour, the press days, the total concept with which I want to live the next two years. I’m damn proud of my work. That’s why I don’t care to know who calls me a remote-controlled pop starlet.””—Taylor Swift in Harper’s Bazaar Germany (a translation)
Just so you guys know, when quotes are translated from another language, it’s very hard to convey the exact verbiage of what you said in the interview. So, this is not the exact translation of what I said. Not that I don’t agree with the sentiment, it just wouldn’t be my exact wording. Na mean?
actually, it’s been psychologically proven that bronze winners are happier than silver winners! silver winners see themselves as being “so close” to gold, while bronze winners are just happy they won a medal. so any silver medalist isn’t as happy as a bronze medalist!
“We slept in a twin room. I woke up at around 6am. So I thought I’d just go back to sleep again, but Sakurai Sho seems to be saying something while sleeping. “Ah~make Aiba sleep… just make him sleep already”. Such a thing happened to our Sakurai Sho.”—Ohno Satoshi (via denise-dinc)