Hilary Duff spoke with Katherine Monk of CanWest News Service backstage after a sound check at Vancouver’s Coliseum about her many business ventures. “The thing is, I am not a brand. I am a person,” the teen queen argued. “I have a brand. And there are a lot of things that I work on that take a lot of time and a lot of planning. And as much hard work as it is for the people whose job it is to do it every day (the clothing and the lifestyles line), it is more of an activity for me. It’s something creative and different and exciting.” Read more.