Dawn French has earned the reputation of being the funniest person who has ever graced our lives with comedy. When we see her doing anything on TV or online, it seems that we start laughing almost before she begins speaking. It’s a wonderful gift that she shares with others and one that we truly appreciate.
Of course, it isn’t only the comedy of Dawn French that we love, it is everything about her that just seems to make us smile from within. That is why we have put together these quotes for you, to help celebrate the person who is Dawn French and all that she has brought to us. So take a moment to sit back and relax. Grab a cup of tea and take some time reading through these quotes. Some may be familiar to you but others are sure to be a surprise smile that you will love.
On her ‘actual life’ persona: ‘In actual life I am a grumpy old bag.’
On being a work of art: ‘If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush.’
On uncomfortable undies: ‘That’s the awful thing about dating. Tight underwear. We would all like to be in a big bra and pants and when you are in a secure relationship you can do that.’
On getting older: ‘Why would I worry about getting older – what’s to moan about?’
On her teenage daughter: ‘My daughter couldn’t care less about me being famous. She finds it revolting and, like a lot of teenagers, is virtually allergic to me. That started at 12 and hasn’t gone anywhere yet.’
On the brilliance of women: ‘I’m constantly astounded by how amazing women are. And as we go through all these different stages of life as long as you share them with others and say, ‘Well, this is bloody weird’, you can get through everything.’
On style: ‘I am a kid in the dressing-up box at heart.’
On being compared to her mum: ‘It’s not that I don’t like my mum’s face; it’s just that it belongs on her, not me.’