"With every case, I see an opportunity to help or to change something or to give back," Ashley Flowers, host of the podcast 'Crime Junkie,' tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about why she does what she does.?
"If you give your heart to [the game], it can change your entire life and how you see the world and how the world sees you," Jeff Probst told Newsweek's Parting Shot about season 45 of 'Survivor.'
"I try to sing songs that will help other people while they're listening to the music. It's miraculous what music can do," Reba McEntire told Newsweek's Parting Shot about the power of music and her thoughts on joining NBC's 'The Voice' as a judge.
"It was an extraordinary experience to get the wish fulfilled to film in Greece," Nia Vardalos tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about filming 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3' in Greece.
"I'm so excited for all the kids who are going to see someone who looks like them kicking butt," Xolo Maridue?a tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about playing the first Latin superhero to lead a film in 'Blue Beetle.'
"From the beginning, there was an enormous weight on my shoulders, making sure that we were accurate with representation and with character portrayal," Taylor Zakhar Perez tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about his role in 'Red, White & Royal Blue.'
"I've been doing this for a long time with very little expectations...You just never know when someone's going to really love something," Jamie Lee Curtis tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about her career.
Andrew Rannells talks with Newsweek's Parting Shot Podcast about his new book, 'Uncle of the Year.'
"I'm the audience at home. 'You did what? Yeah, you might be the one,'" Tiffany Haddish tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about the second season of the AppleTV+ comedy-mystery series 'The Afterparty.'
"A villain that's interesting is [one] you can understand why he became a villain," Jeffrey Dean Morgan told Newsweek's Parting Shot about his portrayal of Negan in 'The Walking Dead: Dead City.'
"We were able to accomplish a story everyone could relate to. It doesn't matter where you're from, or who you are, everyone who watches it can find something they can relate to," Jesse Garcia told me about 'Flamin' Hot,' the new Eva Longoria-directed film about Richard Monta?ez.
"That song looms so large for me that if I can't do it, I shouldn't be doing it," Melissa McCarthy told Newsweek's Parting Shot about performing "Poor Unfortunate Souls" in the live-action remake of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid.'
"When I was first approached with this character, it scared the sh** out of me," Ke Huy Quan tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about the Disney+ series 'American Born Chinese.'
"I don't feel like I am ever categorized in a certain genre," Patrick Ta told Newsweek's Parting Shot about his makeup brand, Patrick Ta Beauty.
"I don't care if you are famous. I don't care if you're a writer. I don't care what it is. I just need you to come to talk," Tamron Hall told Newsweek's Parting Shot about her Emmy-winning daytime talk show 'Tamron Hall Show.'
"I think the heart of acting is dress up...you play dress up and finally this character appears," Kathy Bates told Newsweek's Parting Shot about her role in the new film 'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' (April 28), based on the classic Judy Blume novel. She also revealed her favorite role, and it's not the one you're thinking of.
"I just thought, 'Oh, f***, I think I have to do this,'" Kerri Russell told Newsweek's Parting Shot about her new Netflix drama 'The Diplomat.'
"It's representing materially and metaphorically, America as it once was, America as it will be and America as it is now," Billy Crudup tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about his new Apple TV+ series 'Hello Tomorrow!'
"Growing up, I always loved television. I gradually realized that my love of television wasn't shared in terms of high culture," Bailey told the "Parting Shot" podcast.
"I'm not a dumb blonde. I was just very good at pretending to be one," Paris Hilton tells Newsweek's Parting Shot In a wide-ranging and raw conversation about her new book 'Paris: The Memoir.'
"I think in general, culturally, we are taking a fresh look at history from so many different perspectives," Nick Kroll told Newsweek's Parting Shot about Mel Brooks' 'History of the World: Part II.'
"This show has gotten me through some things. I absolutely surprised myself." Eugene Levy told Newsweek's Parting Shot about how get got over his sour approach to traveling in his new Apple TV+ travel show 'The Reluctant Traveler with Eugene Levy.'
"I'm popping out like I've never popped out before," Shameik Moore tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about all he has going on this year, including 'Wu-Tang: An American Saga,' 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' and new music.?
"I was late to the Marvel game because I wasn't into superhero movies. But I came away like feeling like I'd won the jackpot," Evangeline Lilly told Newsweek's Parting Shot about 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania' (February 17).
"While she does have this undeniable gift, she's definitely not a superhero or a magician," Natasha Lyonne told Newsweek's Parting Shot about her character in Peacock's 'Poker Face.'
"It's the first time I've ever done a horror movie. So it was a real education," Jonathan Groff told Newsweek's Parting Shot about starring in M. Night Shyamalan's new movie 'Knock at the Cabin.'
"For me, it's about creating the opportunity for other people," Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer tells Newsweek's Parting Shot about producing shows like 'Truth Be Told' on Apple TV+.