Yoko Ono: The ‘Inside The Actor’s Studio’ Questionnaire

What is your favorite word?
All words are beautiful. If you use them well.

What is your least favorite word?
I love all words. What an incredible way the human race has developed to express themselves.

What turns you on (creatively, spiritually or emotionally)?
Brilliant ideas.

What turns you off (creatively, spiritually or emotionally)?
Uninspiring ideas.

What sound do you love?
All sounds are beautiful, if used well.

What sound do you hate?
When it’s used to deliberately hurt people.

What is your favorite curse word?
Any curse word can be funny, enjoyable, and can communciate well, depending on how it’s used, in what circumstances.

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I am satisfied with what I am doing now.

What profession would you not like to do?
A profession which requires you to hurt people.

If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?
I know we don’t have the pearly gates, anymore. That’s because we just gave all the pearls to children who are suffering on Earth.

yoko ono

May 2009