The Report: Yes, I Did Say That!
How do I say this? I think it was the ugliest haircut I’ve ever seen. What I really want to know is, how did that thing have legs?”
— Jennifer Aniston
On her famous Friends-era layered bob, dubbed “The Rachel.”
“Watch Modern Family 2night NOT American Idol! I mean, a Simonless idol? That’s kinda like a Beaverless Leave It To Beaver”
— Eric Stonestreet
Pleading with his Twitter followers to watch his ABC comedy instead of the Fox singing competition in the same time slot.
“Don’t forget, I’ve got to be an outsider there. I mustn’t come out there as everyone’s mate and schmooze; that’s nauseating. I’ve got to come out there and I’ve got to roast them.”
— Ricky Gervais
On the controversy surrounding his Golden Globes hosting gig.
“There’s been commentary saying my right nipple was showing at the Golden Globes. That wasn’t no tit, that was my recent cancer scar. So there!”
— Jane Fonda
Tweeting about Internet chatter that her dress for the awards show was too revealing.
“Hopefully, I’ve had a chance to meet and thank you personally for all you have done for this
company. If I didn’t get to you, please accept my thanks now.”
— Jeff Zucker
The outgoing NBC Universal president and CEO, in his farewell memo to staff.
“I hope I’ll get to lie in bed and eat popcorn and watch TV for the rest of it, not always be out in public looking like a whale. But it’s all nice energy that everyone is showing.”
— Natalie Portman
On being pregnant during awards season.
“It will be … a pleasant reminder of the person I was for 64 years. Symbolically, it’s as if my illness never happened.”
— Roger Ebert
On wearing a prosthetic chin for his new PBS show Ebert Presents at the Movies (his jaw was removed in 2006 because of thyroid cancer).
“In the future, I have to adapt my roles to my age. Clint Eastwood also has done it in the same way. Extreme fighting or shooting is not possible anymore.”
— Arnold Schwarzenegger
The former California governor, 63, on his hope for his acting career.
“Sundance, here I come. Leaving 75 and sunny for 25 and boozy.”
— Elizabeth Banks
The star of My Idiot Brother and The Details tweeting about heading to the film festival in Park City.
“Bad news: I’m 33rd on the ‘50 Most Loathsome Americans of 2010’ list. Good news: Mel Gibson is 32nd. Whew.”
— Damon Lindelof
The Lost producer, on being ranked by the website Buffalo Beast.