Celebrities have to be very mindful of what they say. After all, there’s little privacy left even for us regular people, so living in the spotlight means every word a celebrity utters becomes public record–and when you’re rich and famous, you’re often talking about your money.
From funny, to ironic to downright ridiculous, celebrities have been speaking openly about their finances and we’ve been listening.
The following is a collection of the most memorable quotes to-date. Maybe we can all learn a thing or two about the world of wealth, like what not to say when we have it!
About Having Money:
I never completed high school and I am very rich and very successful.-Tre Cool
Crack is cheap. I make too much money to ever smoke crack. Let’s get that straight. OK? We don’t do crack. We don’t do that. Crack is whack. -Whitney Houston
If I didn’t have some kind of education, I wouldn’t be able to count my money!-Missy Elliott
I’m so naive about finances. Once when my mother mentioned an amount and I realized I didn’t understand, she had to explain: ‘That’s like three Mercedes.’ Then I understood.-Brooke Shields