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Priscilla Maria Veronica White, better known as Cilla Black, was an English singer and television presenter.

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When I was put up in posh hotels, I thought it was wonderful.
I did smoke a joint once but I did not enjoy it.
I love books and the latest autobiographies. I'm a Gemini and love being with people, but then again, I love my own company, which is when I read most. — © Cilla Black
I love books and the latest autobiographies. I'm a Gemini and love being with people, but then again, I love my own company, which is when I read most.
I can do the PR thing until the cows come home. That's my nature. I never want to upset anybody.
But reality television is here to stay.
The nicest thing about coming of age is that I can do whatever I like.
I cannot do business. I cannot sit and say, 'How are you, the weather's great, how's your golf?' I'm like a bull in a china shop.
When people ask me do I believe in feminism - well, I didn't even know I was a feminist. I was the top of the bill; I've always been the top of the bill. So I don't know what equality is.
Really, I'm trying to retire. It's just nobody will let me!
I never liked miming.
I knew I could do anything I wanted to do and go anywhere I wanted to go and not have to worry if I could afford it.
If I can't eat the meal in a restaurant, and the waiter asks, 'Is everything all right, Madam?', I tell them that I'm on a diet.
I always wanted to be a star. — © Cilla Black
I always wanted to be a star.
It's hard to watch your life unfold, and sad. Life changes.
I rarely stay in hotels because I have friends all over the world.
Nothing is a career move. Everything I've done this year has so not been a career move.
I was so ordinary, critics couldn't understand it, but looking back, that was the reason for my success. What you see is what you get. People thought, 'I could do that.'
Turning 70 was a real shock. I thought, 'I'm on the last lap now.'
I intend to grow old very disgracefully.
In the Sixties, you needed talent to make it.
I'm apolitical. Where all that Conservative business came along from, I don't know.
I love cookery programmes.
When I go out, it's to have a good time, not to find a man.
It's true what they say: 'You don't appreciate what you've got until it's gone.' I miss love. I miss being looked after.
I humbly apologise for reality Television.
I've had a blessed life. I've pulled back from trying to control my destiny and gone back to accepting whatever fate has in store for me. I live for today because I don't know what'll happen tomorrow.
I like being in charge of the remote control.
Well it has been very exciting and very changing as well. Celebrating the 40th year and having the album out and the Channel 4 documentary and I resigned from Blind Date.
The best advice he gave me was to carry on. It would have been difficult to set foot back inside a TV studio if I hadn't carried on - I don't know if I would have ever gone back in.
I'm quite subdued, believe it or not. I switch it on for the camera.
I had to do the book because there was an unauthorised biography which didn't tell it like it was.
It was an unknown thing, a lot of people had very bad trips and I like to be in control.
I can't say I'm surprised I was successful. I was determined - and I got it.
I never thought I'd be on T.V. For me as a kid in Liverpool, it was a more realistic option to be a singer.
I don't want to see older people on T.V. I want to see young, pretty people on T.V.
Who wouldn't fancy Brian Epstein? He was tall and handsome and had money and class.
If I'm in a rotten mood, I stay in and watch television.
I don't want to see a 70-year-old on television. — © Cilla Black
I don't want to see a 70-year-old on television.
It's a business, and I'm a product. Terrible, isn't it?
I remember one day my son, our Robert, was looking at me on the settee and looking at me on the television, and then all of a sudden he said: 'Why don't you bring that pretty mummy home with you?' And I thought: 'Oh dear, I'm going to have to dress up at home now as well!'
I helped make the Sixties swing, and I'm very proud of that.
You couldn't give me any more confidence than when I was on T.V. because I was in control, but I wasn't in control in my private life.
I wouldn't mind being a talent show judge if it didn't run for too long.
I'm a Roman Catholic. Or was. I was brought up that way and used to say my prayers every night, but I don't pray to God any more. I might use the usual phrases I picked up from my parents, 'Oh, if God spares me next year...' or 'Please God...' but they're only phrases.
The difference with me is that I did inhale.
Anything which interferes with my social life is a no-no.
I tried never to take anything for granted.
I loved everything about show business, meeting the stars, the whole ambience. I was living every young kid's dream. I was told a pop singer's life was three years, but I was still making money seven years later.
It is when I am on stage that I feel most comfortable. It is my home. It is the only thing I have known since I was a kid. — © Cilla Black
It is when I am on stage that I feel most comfortable. It is my home. It is the only thing I have known since I was a kid.
After Fergie and Prince Andrew honeymooned at Le Touessrok in Mauritius, Bobby, my late husband, and I were first to stay in their suite. We enjoyed the benefits - all the spoils and the special luxuries. We practically had our own private beach, and it was most romantic.
I'm a 'never say never' girl. Frank Sinatra retired four times. He kept coming back. But there are people in our business who want to die on stage. Literally. I don't want to do that.
I don't like the selfie because it's too close. There ain't no people with arms long enough to do a selfie of me.
I give 150%. I'm a professional, a pro.
'Blind Date' was based on an Australian show called 'Perfect Match', which I first saw when I was on tour there. And I couldn't understand why it wasn't on British T.V.
It's no fun getting older. I might be wearing beautiful diamond earrings, but they can't take away the pain of losing my hearing.
I don't want to be a burden on anybody.
There's nothing going into my mouth that's not wrapped.
Its rock n' roll that has done my hearing in.
I never did acid, I am just so high anyway.
I always believed I would be a star.
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