Ashleigh Murray Quotes
Betty: Arch, are you and Josie dating?
Archie: Well, I mean…
Reggie: Did you know about this?
Veronica: What? No, I had no idea.
Reggie: The fact that your ex boo has a new girlfriend has nothing to do with you suddenly being all in with me?
Evelyn: Veronica, do you have something to share?
Veronica: I just found out that my parents are separating. My family is unconventional, to say the least, but I always thought no matter they’d stay together.
[Betty moves to comfort Veronica]
Evelyn: And that is what in the theater we call a “breakthrough.”
Josie: Well, you are sweeter than a strawberry milkshake, Arch, but I’ve got a meeting with our college advisor. Maybe we can meet up after school?
Archie: Actually, I’m training with Mr. Keller then.
Josie: Oh. Are there any college scholarships for boxing out there?
Archie: No, but stepping between those ropes, Josie, it gets me and keeps me in a good headspace. Helps me focus. Forget about everything else outside of the ring.
[A second of silence]
Archie: Well, almost everything else.
Josie: Yeah, well, just don’t go messing up that pretty face, Andrews. It’s growing on me.
Josie: I don’t know if you’ve heard, but my mom is getting married to Kevin’s dad. And I wanted to know if you would be my date for the wedding?
Sweet Pea: As your boyfriend?
Josie: Does it have to be so official?
Sweet Pea: Josie, I like you and I would be with you, all in with you in a second. But, you sliding into my life when you don’t want to be alone ... I’m not built that way. Maybe that makes me needy, but I just ... I’ve got to get off this merry-go-round with you.
Josie: I know I'm biased, Archie, but I think I killed that audition. I sang my heart out ... and it still wasn’t enough.
Archie: Then they’re crazy! They don’t deserve you.
Josie: I’ve given so much to this and all along I’ve been saying, “It’s okay. It’ll be worth it.” I’ve built up so many walls to focus on this one thing, and now ... I don’t know what I’m gonna do. And I’m alone.
Archie: Hey, you’re not alone.
Josie: I am. I can’t even get a date to my mom’s wedding and that speaks volumes.
Archie: Josie, you can’t tell Veronica about this.
Josie: Listen up, Andrews. You are in freefall and I am not having it! It’s time for a literal and metaphorical cold shower.
Archie: Wait, Josie, don’t!
[Josie turns on the cold shower]
Josie: Sweetpea, I told you when we start this that our summer fling was gonna be just that ... a fling, with a three-month expiration date.
Sweetpea: Yeah, I know, but haven’t we been having a good time?
Josie: Hah, I’m not saying we haven’t. But, nothing, not even a tall, cool drink, Sweetwater like you is gonna distract me from my music.
[They kiss and she walks away]
Ethel: Thanks for the info, Josie.
Josie: No problem! The Lodges hurt a lot of people this year. Your family, my family. We girls got to stick together.
Josie: Thank you, Mom and Sheriff Keller for coming to meet me and Kevin.
Kevin: We promise you this isn’t a trap.
Josie: It’s that, Kevin and I were talking after the movie and we thought...
Kevin: This conversation is bigger than two people. It’s bigger than the people in this booth, even.
Josie: And it’s probably going to be a long one. So, we should get started.
[Josie and Sierra hold hands]
Josie: Hey, what’s up?
Valerie: Is it true you’re ditching us?
Josie: Who told you that?
Melody: Someone put a note in my locker.
Valerie: Josie, women are supposed treat each other better than this. We’re your sisters and you clawed us in the back.
Josie: It’s not as black and white as that. Okay, this opportunity just fell into my lap.
Valerie: Then why didn’t talk to us? Why be all shady and hide it?
Melody: Because she wants to try it as a solo diva. Well go ahead, Josie! Try it girl. Cause you’re on your own now.
Josie: What?! No! Val!
[They walk away]
Melody: Pride cometh before the fall, Josie.
Josie: Mom, Valerie quit the Pussycats.
Mayor McCoy: Replace her!
Josie: Val writes our songs. She's irreplaceable.
Mayor McCoy: No, Josie, you're irreplaceable. Everyone else is...disposable. You know...maybe it's not such a bad thing to try a new voice? A different sound? You know how your father feels about pop music.
Josie: But it's not pop music this time.
Mayor McCoy: Well, he's catching a Red Eye and missing two concert dates to see you in this Variety Show. I would hate for you to let him down.
Josie: I understand, and I won't.
Mayor McCoy: Good. Because if you do, he will somehow blame me.