André Leon Talley: What’s interesting today?
Thandie Newton: Empowerment, acceptance, and disruption definitely.

Thandie Newton and André Leon Talley discussing the importance of being disruptive and Billie Holiday at the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art


The number of people who want to distance themselves from me because of how much I’m willing to say is an example of how much it’s occurring. (…) I [call out sexual abuse] all the time! And sometimes it pisses people off and they disinvite me from their lives. But I would rather lose friends for that one seed of doubt that might be in their minds.