Quote: "That was my ex-wife’s idea, to be honest. It kind of turned into a little bit of a circus, which I wasn’t terribly fond of because, by default, I’m quite a private person... You’re married and you become a team player. You understand that each of you have different lives and you do whatever you can to support your partner’s life. I don’t know how necessary (renewing our vows) was, but it was cool.” Singer Seal on his annual elaborate wedding vow renewal ceremonies when he was married to Heidi Klum.
Quote: "I think it's always important to write from the heart... to tell the truth... it's not an easy task... I think you have to be careful of how much you tell because there are other people involved. This album (7) is probably about 40 per cent autobiographical... It's open to interpretation." British singer Seal insists fans looking to his new music for clues about his split from supermodel Heidi Klum may be disappointed.
Quote: "I was in Germany at a parade and I looked down from the top of the bus and there was this guy and he pulled his pants away and on his groin he had the cover of my second album tattooed... If it was any closer, he would've been in trouble. That was commitment, I thought." Singer Seal was impressed with a German fan's dedication.
Quote: "The thing about Texas is it's sort of like Italy, there's all these different dialects everywhere and also Chris was a bit of a specific entity because... he went all over the world, so depending on where he was, his accent sort of changed." Actor Bradley Cooper worked with a dialect coach to help him perfect his Texas accent in American Sniper. The American Hustle star portrays late U.S. sniper Chris Kyle in the film and admits the Navy Seal's accent was hard to tackle.
Fact: Bradley Cooper will be gaining 35 pounds (16 kilograms) to play late Navy Seal sniper, Chris Kyle, who was murdered in Texas earlier this month (Feb14), in an upcoming biopic. The actor tells Ellen DeGeneres, "I have to be someone in the same vein as him. He was a very big guy."
Tweet: "Seal was sticking up for me 2day (today). He's never meant any harm, just being a good friend. It's life. We all learn as we go." Rocker Joel Madden speaks out after Seal, his co-star on Australia's The Voice, issued an apology for posting a Twitter.com rant about the Good Charlotte star's treatment by the Australian press after marijuana was found in his Sydney hotel room.
Fact: One Republic star Ryan Tedder is heading Down Under to join the star-studded panel of Australian Tv talent show The Voice. The singer-songwriter will be among the guest mentors who work with regulars Delta Goodrem, Ricky Martin, Seal and Joel Madden.
Tweet: "I want to send my prayers and gratitude to family of Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas Checque. An American hero." Actor Rob Lowe remembers the U.S. Navy Seal who died during a daring mission to rescue a kidnapped American doctor in Afghanistan last week (begs03Dec12).
Quote: "My character was spending most of his life in a state of hunger, and I wanted to get a sense of that, physically and mentally." Liam Hemsworth on what motivated him to lose 20 pounds (nine kilograms) for The Hunger Games with the help of a Navy Seal trainer.
Fact: Heidi Klum has assured fans she's no longer glum after splitting from husband Seal at the beginning of 2012 by posting a couple of playful photos on Twitter.com on Tuesday (07Aug12). In one, the supermodel smiles as she enjoys a pizza treat and then she offered up a cheeky photo session shot of her bending into a car, showing off her golden underwear.
Quote: "I didn't sing it as well as President Obama sang it... He's got a great tone in his voice." Seal loved the U.S. leader's version of Al Green's Let's Stay Together, which he has covered on his new album Soul 2. Obama performed an extract of the soul classic at a New York City fundraiser last week (19Jan12).
Quote: "I have failed to continue to set an example for a secure, loving family unit, as an example for our children." Seal fears he has let down his children with estranged wife Heidi Klum by splitting up the family.
Quote: "There's nothing to reconcile. We haven't fallen out. We're not getting divorced. We're not even legally separated. We are separated... We have grown apart." Seal insists his split from Heidi Klum might not be permanent.
Quote: "Ever since I met this woman... eight years ago... I remember looking at this woman and thinking, 'My God, that is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen in my entire life. Whoever the guy is that goes out with that woman is one lucky guy, and what do you know, it ended up being me. That hasn't changed... She is still the most beautiful thing... and she is a superwoman." Seal is still awestruck by his estranged wife Heidi Klum.
Fact: Seal sang Al Green's soul classic Let's Stay Together during his first TV appearance since he and wife Heidi Klum announced their separation at the weekend (22Jan12). The British singer was a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday (24Jan12) when he performed the first single off his new covers album Soul 2.
Fact: Pop star Seal has recorded covers of Marvin Gaye's What's Goin' On and Love Don't Live Here Anymore by Rose Royce for a follow up to his 2008 compilation Soul. Soul 2 will be released in January (12).
Fact: Supermodel Heidi Klum and husband Seal renewed their wedding vows in a Mardi Gras style ceremony at Donald Trump's Palm Beach, Florida home over the weekend (7-8May11). The couple commemorated its sixth anniversary. They celebrate their love as part of an annual tradition.
Quote: "It’s a sacred, special moment for us where we tell each other how we feel about each other." Heidi Klum on the wedding vow renewal she and husband Seal treat themselves to on their anniversary every year.
Quote: "I never get the tea right... You can never get it right for an Englishman... The water can never be hot enough... and then you have to put the bag in first... and then it has to steep until it's, like, a certain colour... If you do it any other way around, it's wrong." Heidi Klum on making tea for husband Seal.
Quote: "Part of why we're so good together is that, in a lot of ways, we're opposites. I'm speedy, and I don't like sitting still for long. My husband is the most patient person I've ever met. He can explain something to the children for hours, and I will just say, 'OK, this is how it is.' We're both really creative people. We may have some different passions, but we love and respect and trust each other." Heidi Klum reveals the secret behind her wedded bliss with husband Seal.
Quote: "They are good entertainment. But you can't have a superstar by committee. There has to be mystique or distance. Superstars represent dreams and inspirations and there has to be this feeling of reaching." Singer Seal is adamant TV talent shows will never produce outstanding artists.
Quote: "Choosing the 11 tracks that made it onto COMMITMENT was no walk in the park. I had over 40 songs and in the end I left it up to my producer David Foster to decide." British singer Seal struggled to finalise the tracklist of his new album.
Quote: "Being in the countryside made me and Heidi feel like teenagers again, we felt so free. I'm ready to come home. We are discussing it." Seal and wife Heidi Klum are considering relocating back to the singer's native Britain from Los Angeles after a recent vacation in England.
Fact: VICTORIA and David Beckham threw a star-studded birthday bash for their middle son, Romeo, in California on Wednesday (01Sep10) - Heidi Klum and husband Seal attended the party with their four children to celebrate the youngster turning eight.
Quote: "I'm not big on costumes in bed, to be honest. I wouldn't say no if he wanted to try, but it seems so inorganic. Maybe it'll come later - in five or 10 years, I'll start buying funny outfits. But for now, we're nice and spicy in that department." Supermodel and reality TV star Heidi Klum on her steamy love life with her singer husband, Seal.
Quote: "I'm making a very fun box of heart things. Kind of like an explosion of things: confetti hearts with cute underwear and chocolates. It's a fun surprise box for him." Supermodel Heidi Klum on her husband Seal's Valentine's Day (14Feb10) treat.
Quote: "I'm through with it - I cannot stress that enough. I am totally exhausted." Seal insists he and Heidi Klum are not planning any more children. The couple has two sons, Henry and Johan, and a daughter, Lou - as well as Klum's daughter Leni from a previous relationship.
Quote: "We knew she was going to be a girl. Heidi found out the sex and she can't keep a secret - even though I didn't want to be told!" Seal didn't want to find out the sex of his new baby daughter LOU with wife Heidi Klum.
Quote: "It's not like she doesn't eat chocolate or MCDonald's, she just won't eat as much of it as I will. And it's not that she worked out like a fiend to get back in shape either. I find it really unattractive, women who do that. Heidi isn't a gym buff!" Seal insists his supermodel wife Heidi Klum didn't need to hit the treadmill before making her runway comeback just six weeks after giving birth to her fourth child.
Quote: "When I started, of course I wanted to be successful but I didn't want to be famous. I don't know if the winners of shows like The X Factor really want to be successful. What I see is an incredible drive to be famous." Singer Seal worries about the new generation of pop stars churned out by reality TV.
Fact: Supermodel Heidi Klum has legally changed her name to reflect her marriage to soul singer Seal. The German stunner's application to be formally known as HEIDI SAMUEL was approved by a Los Angeles judge on Friday (20Nov09), a month after filing the court request, reports TMZ.com.
Quote: "I don't know, if it was up to our daughter LENI, she likes Susie, and we like Vanessa. They do change all the time but Leni is stuck on Susie." Supermodel-turned-reality TV host Heidi Klum is debating her unborn daughter's name with her five-year-old girl and husband Seal.
Fact: Liv Tyler helped Heidi Klum celebrate becoming a fourth-time mum at the supermodel's baby shower in New York on Sunday (28Jun09). The Project Runway host was joined by the actress and close friends and family, who enjoyed pink cupcakes to mark Klum and singer husband Seal welcoming their first daughter together. The blonde beauty is also mum to five-year-old daughter Leni, from a previous relationship, and the couple's sons Henry, three, and Johan, two.
Fact: "We picked a different beautiful place... Nothing could happen that we would not do our vows (sic)." Heidi Klum insists the swine flu won't stop her and husband Seal from celebrating their fourth wedding anniversary later this month (May09). The couple scrapped plans to return to Mexico, where they exchanged vows in 2005, because of the pandemic.
Quote: "Its too sad to have only one wedding day to remember for the rest of our lives. Its a good excuse to get all of our friends together and have a party." Heidi Klum on her upcoming second marriage to husband Seal.
Quote: "I'm into the popcorn and the beer... My favourite part is when they come out and they rip their pants off, I like that... Those dudes are tall." Heidi Klum isn't much of a sports fan, but she'll happily go to Los Angeles Lakers basketball games with her husband Seal.
Quote: "For Christmas, we'll go to the snow somewhere, so we can ski, snowboard, build snowmen - generally have a wonderful time together. I can't wait." Supermodel Heidi Klum is looking forward to sharing the festive season with her husband Seal.
Quote: "She says what she means. She's very direct, but with a smile. There was a friend I'd had for 16 years and within 20 minutes of meeting Heidi he'd told her things about himself I'd never known." Singer Seal on his wife Heidi Klum.
Quote: "I never for one second doubted that I would become successful, doing something I love doing and have the sort of life I have now. I wasn't happy, so I invented an alternative reality. I used to sit at the back of the class imagining everything was perfect." British singer Seal knew he was destined for a career in the music industry.
Quote: "We sing all the time. He's always rolling his eyeballs because I'm in the wrong key. But I know he's laughing about it too. So I'm not a singer - who cares? Not everyone is Seal!" Model Heidi Klum has no plans to follow her husband into the music industry.
Quote: "I believe you can tell a lot about people through their kids and BROOKLYN, ROMEO and CRUZ are three of the most respectable, well mannered kids you'd ever come across. They are a very classy family." Singer Seal has a lot of respect for DAVID and Victoria Beckham.
Quote: "I don't care what my kids do - unless they decide to become porn stars, serial killers, or go into the military." Singer Seal hopes his children with supermodel Heidi Klum choose a safe path through life.
Fact: Former U.S. Secretary of State COLIN POWELL performed an impromptu hip-hop dance at THISDAY's Africa Rising Festival in London on Tuesday (14Oct08). Singers Christina Aguilera and Seal also performed at the concert held at the Royal Albert Hall.
Quote: "I wouldn't say I was a fan where I had a poster on the wall. Not how I was with Wham!. But I enjoyed the music very much - I think he has a timeless voice." Model Heidi Klum on first meeting singer husband Seal.
Quote: "He has to have PG Tips (brand of tea) and those awful English cookies - Digestives - which he gets from a special English shop. And he's so particular about the way he likes his tea. If I make it, it's never right." Supermodel Heidi Klum can't understand her British husband Seal's love of tea and biscuits.
Quote: "We love going to Disneyland; we go there every other month. My husband (Seal) likes (the) It's A Small World show... I like Space Mountain." Heidi Klum, SEAL and their kids are Disney regulars.
Fact: German supermodel Heidi Klum added a collar to her Halloween night (31Oct07) sexy cat costume, complete with a tag that read, 'If lost, return to Seal.' The stunner, who staged her eighth annual Trick Or Treat party in Los Angeles, is married to the pop superstar.
Fact: Former supermodel Stephanie Seymour has turned her four kids into style icons by posing with them for new Gap Christmas (06) print ads. The new clothing campaign also features singer Seal and his dog, and CLAUDIA SCHIFFER.
Fact: Supermodel Heidi Klum and husband Seal have just purchased a $2,500 (GBP1,400) Havanese puppy from a Los Angeles pet store for their children LENI, two, and HENRY, 11 months. The trendy breed is a member of the Bichon family of dogs, which also includes the Bichon Frise and the Maltese.
Quote: "If HEIDI (KLUM) were a piece of music she would be GUSTAV HOLST's THE PLANETS. She's a Gemini so this piece perfectly reflects the different sides of her personality." Seal gets musical about his supermodel wife.
Quote: "He still opens doors for me, lets me walk ahead. It's not just some shtick he did in the first two weeks." Supermodel Heidi Klum on husband Seal, who remains a true gentleman, even after marriage.
Quote: "In Germany they call us the patchwork family, which I love. We bring so many cultures to one household." Singer Seal, who is British with Nigerian-Brazilian ancestry, speaking about his family with German supermodel wife Heidi Klum.
Fact: <p>British hitmaker Seal is heading to the Caribbean to join a galaxy of jazz and soul stars including Al Green, NANCY WILSON and FREDDY COLE at the upcoming St Lucia Jazz Festival (MAY06). </p>
Quote: <p>"I love Seal. Why did he get married on me? That is a good man. Do they make any more like him?" TLC star Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas rues the fact that British pop star Seal is no longer single after marrying German model Heidi Klum. </p>
Quote: <p>"He's a high-tech genius. If a computer has a problem, he opens up the back and he's in there with the wires and screws." Supermodel Heidi Klum is thrilled with new husband Seal's technical skills. </p>