Yes, I Did Say That!

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Whether this tragedy was preventable or not is now irrelevant. It is not preventable today. We have lost a beautiful and talented woman to this disease."
-- Russell Brand
The former addict, on his website, eulogizing his friend Amy Winehouse, who died July 23.

"BlackBerry laid off 11% of its workers. You can tell its bad cuz the CEO's announcement ended w/ the line 'Sent from my iPhone.' "
-- Jimmy Fallon
Riffing on the company's cutbacks, announced July 25.

"The bloom is off the rose for a moment, driven by a singular and unique characteristic that only exists in Hollywood: greed."
-- Jeffrey Katzenberg
On how some filmmakers have rushed out inferior 3D product in an effort to cash in on the format's popularity.

"I can take walking around Comic-Con dressed as a Stormtrooper off my bucket list."
-- Carlton Cuse
On Twitter, referring to the costume he wore when rushing the stage to jokingly "stop" hidden footage from being shown at a Comic-Con panel about Lost.

"Oliver Stone believes there may have been a second pieman. #Murdoch #Hackgate"
-- Joy Behar
Tweeting after Rupert Murdoch barely avoided being hit in the face with a pie during Parliament's hearing about News Corp. phone hacking.

"Trying to fight this industry's tendency to celebrate the physical is a waste of time, so I'm happy to play that game. But I am also thirsty for input. I'm not a dunce whose only skill is knowing how to take a photograph, you know? And at the end of the day, I think it makes me slightly less replaceable."
-- Olivia Wilde
The Cowboys & Aliens star, suggesting that directors consider the ideas she contributes during the filmmaking process.

"A badass Mexican in space -- you don't see that too often."
-- Robert Rodriguez
Joking at Comic-Con about the theme of the yet-unmade third installment in his Machete trilogy. The sequel Machete Kills is in development.

"He says that my skirts are really short. He calls it fallopian length."
-- Heidi Klum
On how her Project Runway co-host Tim Gunn teases her.

"I needed Spidey in my life when I was a kid, and he gave me hope. In every comic I read, he was living out mine and every skinny boy's fantasy of being stronger, of being free of the body I was born into and that swinging sensation of flight."
-- Andrew Garfield
The Amazing Spider-Man star, speaking at Comic-Con.

"He's the god of wetness and moisture."
-- Kellan Lutz
On the Immortals panel at Comic-Con, when asked to describe his character, Poseidon, in front of a screeching, largely female audience.

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