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I was signed to a record label when I was younger. I was in a group, and I just wasn't - personally, I wasn't ready to get out there. I don't know. It was a pop group. Not like the Spice Girls, but when you don't have any control over anything, it's disheartening. — Tika Sumpter

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I was working in customer service and had a verbally abusive boss. One day, I decided to quit and pursue my acting passion with everything I had. One week after quitting, I booked 'One Life to Live.' — Tika Sumpter

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I buy everything India Arie, just because she's such a positive person, and I just love her music. Her music's so soulful ... I think Kanye West is a genius musically. — Tika Sumpter

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I love Motown, that whole era. Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson. I just put on Pandora, and put it on Motown, and it makes me smile; makes me smile so much. — Tika Sumpter

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I think most people write from what they see in their own world, which is maybe why we so often see an African-American woman as the best friend, or the one you bring in when you need some sass. It's like we're put in a box. — Tika Sumpter

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You have a lot of disappointments as an actor. — Tika Sumpter

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Plow through the weeds. Go to the auditions and go to the meetings and be on time. Stop looking to the left or the right. Keep your head down and keep moving. — Tika Sumpter

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I'm not trying to live a social media life or a life to just be in a magazine. — Tika Sumpter

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I have an eclectic pallet of music that I listen to. It depends on my mood. — Tika Sumpter

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Working for Oprah is a dream come true. She was on my dream board for the longest time. — Tika Sumpter

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When I was on 'One Life to Live,' I always wanted to delve into my character, Layla, to find out why she was the black sheep of the family. I so wanted to have some edge. I have no idea why there was a reluctance to do that or why we so rarely see it. — Tika Sumpter

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My mom was an opera singer, and she gave up her career to raise a family. But she also taught my sisters how to sing. — Tika Sumpter

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I'll try anything once. It's always good to see peoples' faces surprised - surprised that I race, or that I surf, that I trekked through the Himalayas. As long as I don't die, I'm good. — Tika Sumpter

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I love good beats and good lyrics. I'm pretty open. — Tika Sumpter

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I want to do good, and I want people to be happy, and sometimes when you're a people pleaser, you spread yourself too thin. — Tika Sumpter

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It used to be that film stars didn't want to do TV, and actors weren't singing, and singers weren't acting. Everybody's kind of crossing over to whatever they want to do. So I feel like, if you have it, use it. If God's given you this talent, then use it. — Tika Sumpter

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I live by myself. I come in the door, I can throw my stuff on the floor. I can leave the dishes. — Tika Sumpter

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If you're with me, you'll know if I want to kiss you or not. There will be no question. When it comes to that stuff, I'm pretty bold with the eyes. — Tika Sumpter

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I feel most bossy in jeans, a white t-shirt, a leather jacket and some heels. I just feel bossy that way. I also feel confident in a sick dress at a premiere. Like most women, as long as I'm comfortable in it, I feel confident. — Tika Sumpter

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I'm an actress, model, and singer. — Tika Sumpter

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I know it's cliche to say, 'When you do something you love you never work a day in your life.' But it is true: When you do something you love, life gets to be a little bit easier and enjoyable. So I just want people to follow their dreams. — Tika Sumpter

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I used to work at a movie theater and sold hams at Honey Baked Ham during the holidays. I sold a ton of hams, and they offered me a regular job there, which I turned down. I feel like anything you do, just do it 100% because then that work ethic will bleed through when it's time to work on your dreams. — Tika Sumpter

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I think one of the most important lessons that I've learned is to put your head down and work. Don't look at other people and compare yourself. Just do the work. Because when the opportunity is there, you have to be ready. Make sure your craft is refined and you're constantly working on it. — Tika Sumpter

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At Christmas, it's my siblings running around the house, we're cooking, talking, laughing, loud and just crazy. It's beautiful chaos. — Tika Sumpter

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I think the best part in going to the movies is you feel something and you relate whether it's to family struggles or dimming your light for someone. I would say to never dim your light and to really, truly follow your dreams. — Tika Sumpter