Words matter. These are the best Amanda Lepore Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
At my funeral, someone had better touch up my lips and foundation before they close the casket. That’s not a beauty tip. It’s a formal request.
In school, I was Armand. In boys’ clothes. But so small and girlie, I thought I was a girl.
Rather than emulate the girls I grew up with who made fun of me, I decided I wanted to look like a movie star. It was like an escape.
I don’t have relationships for a very long time. I’m famous so that gets in the way. They either really like the spotlight and having a trophy girlfriend or they will not really be crazy for it.
I just do my own thing. I don’t really follow fashion.
Oh, I never read anything. Mostly, I look at pictures.
Plastic surgery is for when you don’t like things… Everything I’ve got already looks so good.
Always be your true self, and surround yourself with positive and supportive people.
I knew I wasn’t gay: I liked boys, but not as a boy. I had a woman’s mind.
When I first came to New York I did nails, and I really didn’t get a lot of money.
I work and perform in clubs all of the time, so naturally it’s an influence for me.
Okay, so if I’m going out late in the day, I’ll use an SPF 30, but during the day, I’ll use the SPF 55.
I really associate glamor with being happy. If you put on high heels and lipstick or get a new outfit, you feel great.
I really got into Chanel No. 5 (both the fragrance and the body cream) because Marilyn Monroe was famously a fan, so of course, I had to be.
I always felt like a girl. My parents in New Jersey weren’t exactly encouraging, but my grandmother was very open-minded. She had lots of costume jewelry and a big chest of purses and things, and she would let me play with all of it – even her makeup and perfume. She just didn’t care.
If you let people walk all over you, they’ll just keep doing it.
I don’t like ‘transgender.’ It got so politically correct. I like transsexual – it sounds like a 1950s scandal magazine.
I eat healthy.
I’m well-traveled. I’ve had to get a few passports because I ran out of pages.
My mother is always on my mind.
After having the sex change, it was about getting married and fitting in and blending into society, so to speak. When I had jobs, people would say, ‘Don’t talk about that.’ It really made people uncomfortable.
I had to complete high school at home.
A girl can never have enough shoes!
The club kids want to come out, show off their unique style, have fun and be themselves. I think that’s the way it has always been.
I am particular about my look. I always do my hair and makeup by myself.
If it were up to me, I’d be using the SPF 100, but I read somewhere that it only protects you up to SPF 50 anyway, and anything higher than that and you’re just putting bad stuff onto your skin. So I’ve always been about staying inside and wearing sunscreen. That’s why my skin is like a baby’s. Or a 14-year-old girl’s.
Even though I know it’s not always the case, I associate dressing up with mental stability.
I was always Amanda, even when I went by a different name.
I had the bottom rib broken and pushed in and it took an inch or two off. It really hurt when I lay down but if I was standing up or sitting it was OK. It wasn’t horrifying.
Camp was something I’d never heard of until I started working with Susanne Bartsch – then I heard it all the time.