Justine Bateman Poster

Quotes (7)

  • They couldn't wait to get me out. My dad found my place, my mom helped me pack, and my brother was making architectural plans for my bedroom. It was just what you do at 18.
  • When I got 'Family Ties', I wasn't even thinking about being an actress. I thought I might become a window dresser.
  • I'm going to be in another city when my kids are teenagers. I'll be like, 'Give me a call when you're done with all that.'
  • I like to go dancing, have a few beers. I like being alone, too. I have days where it's 'God, get me a shot of tequila.'
  • TV as we knew it is absolutely dead. There are still shows in production, still ad buys being made, but the numbers these shows get are a small fraction of the ratings these same type of shows used to command. The amount of TV shows produced annually decreases every year. The amount of people employed by TV shows is far less than it used to be. All these decreases are steady from year to year. Traditional TV is not in a slump, it has been steadily declining. (2010)
  • There's no way I'm not doing this [UCLA degree]. When you said, 'Why do you have to work?' ... I have to because I have to. This is my life. There are things I want to do. I see this incredible opportunity for entertainment to be using technology. I just look at where technology's going and what it's doing, and to not want to be a part of that and get on that treadmill ... Honestly, I would just want to die. I wouldn't be who I am if I didn't jump in that.
  • I'd like to get an MBA, but I'll be 50 when I graduate and I just want to get at it. If I get out there and realize, oh, I really need an MBA to hold the positions I want to hold, then I'll come back and do it. But, you know, I want to get in there.