chicago (2002)


My sister Veronica and I had this double act, and my husband Charlie traveled around with us. Now for the last number in our act we did these 20 acrobatic tricks in a row: one, two, three, four, five, splits, spread-eagles, back-flips, flip-flops, one right after the other. So this one night before the show we’re at the hotel Cicero, the three of us boozin, having a few laughs, and we run out of ice, so I run out to get some. I come back, open the door, and there’s Veronica and Charlie doing number 17, the spread-eagle. Well, I was in such a state of shock that I completely blacked out; I can’t remember a thing. It wasn’t until later, when I was washing the blood off my hands, I even knew they were dead.

Chicago (2002) dir. Rob Marshall

Velma Kelly
  • Velma: *kills her sister*
  • Velma: "But my sister is now unfortunately deceased."
  • Velma: "What am I supposed to do uh? Suck up to her like everybody else? Over my dead body!"
  • Velma: *asks Roxie if she wants to be part of a double act with her. Twice*
  • Velma: "I can't do it alone."
  • Velma: *does the full act completely by herself to prove that she can't do it alone*
  • Velma: "Whatever happened to class?"
  • Velma: *constantly swears and is rude to people*