Nobody really cares about what other people think anymore; they're all about themselves.
Reject what you don't want. Get rid of dead wood.
If you take a bunch of superstars and put them in a room where they don't have their assistants and entourage, it's funny to see what happens.
I was always an introvert as a kid. Then, when I first kind of came out as a human being, I used to be one of those guys who'd go nuts on the dance floor, and people would gather around.
I was very inspired by my mother. She was a vocal teacher and sang in a band, and my first memories of her were going out with her on the local circuit.