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Primadonna girl, yeah
All I ever wanted was the world
I can't help that I need it all
The primadonna life, the rise and fall
You say that I'm kinda difficult
But it's always someone else's fault
Marina & the Diamonds, "Primadonna"

Live-Action TV

C.C.: Nanny Fine, you're alone with the kid for two minutes and he wants to quit show business?!
Fran: ...B-but, you yourself said that the kid was a pain in the butt!
Mr. Sheffield: Alright, Miss Fine, let me see if you can follow this, hmm? Sky: blue. Fire: hot. Actor: pain in the butt!
The Nanny, "When You Pish Upon A Star"
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Web Original

“Oh, that exit door looks so beautiful and I can’t wait for the day when Tyra Banks’ ass walks through it” – Tyra’s co-hosts in that picture, probably.

I realize reality shows are largely staged, and that even when they're not, they are specifically designed to produce screeching matches between spoiled, emotionally stunted human beings. But I don't think he's acting here, and I guess that's upsetting because it means living a life of fame, wealth and sustained success leaves you in an emotional place where you can be driven to a blackout rage over a bag of missing sponges.

Kinski swaggers into the front of the scene, directly in front of the singer, blocking her from the camera. His jealousy of these beautiful little girls is nauseating and gives one the sick feeling that Kinski would stand on a baby if it were more full-center in the frame than he was.
Cintra Wilson on Klaus Kinski in Cobra Verde

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I know some folks say that’s just part of the Triple H character, but I trust me, I’ve seen enough promising careers hit the skids after running into his ‘character’ to question that.

Real Life

"He said, 'In it, you'll play a character who becomes sort of God,' and then, he paused and said, 'something, of course, you always thought you were,' I thought that was funny."

Steve was trouble if you invited him to breakfast. He didn’t like anything. Like Marlon Brando he could be a pain in the ass on set. Unlike Brando, he wasn’t an actor.
James Garner on Steve McQueen

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