Yes, I Did Say That!

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A look at who's saying what in entertainment.

Frankly, I'm still trying to figure out what I'm doing there and what I was supposed to add."
-- Sean Penn
The Tree of Life star, expressing confusion with the final version of the film.

"She started tweeting and signed onto Facebook and started a blog at 71 -- and, of course, I haven't done any of that."
-- Troy Garity
The actor, explaining why his mother, Jane Fonda, is still hip.

"I think the best thing that could come out of this is we can't cast this show anymore."
-- Lauren Dolgen
Creator of MTV's Teen Mom, on how she hopes the show influences teens.

"Had to come all the way from L.A. to Queens for an earthquake!"
-- Frank Marshall
The producer, on the Aug. 23 East Coast quake.

"They are an example of a family with real values, not the oft-mentioned values spewed by politicians. … I know all the haters will bring up everything negative they can out of stupidity, jealousy or just being a hypocrite."
-- Jeff Wald
Former talent manager and guest at the Kim Kardashian wedding Aug. 20, defending his longtime family friends against haters.

"Their most popular shirt, they told me, is 'Fitchuation.' I mean, where did they get that from?"
-- Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino
Responding to Abercrombie & Fitch's offer to pay him not to wear its clothes on MTV's Jersey Shore.

"Now, all I can say, they should thank their lucky stars it wasn't Depar-two."
-- Anderson Cooper
The CNN anchor, fighting laughter on air as he described the story about Gerard Depardieu urinating in the aisle of an Air France plane.

"I'm prouder of my weight loss than my Oscar."
-- Jennifer Hudson
The Weight Watchers spokeswoman, on shedding 80 pounds in the two years since the birth of her son, David Daniel Otunga Jr.

"They were all white girls -- and I mean white. … It's frustrating. … I'm a little too exotic, or I just don't match the family. I'm constantly up against it."
-- Emmanuelle Chriqui
The daughter of Moroccan immigrants, on how last year's Vanity Fair "Fresh Faces" cover, featuring only white actresses, symbolizes her struggle when competing for roles.

"Wall Street underestimates the resolve of powerful personal enemies of the Murdochs."
-- Laura Martin
The Needham & Co. stock analyst, on her downgrade of News Corp. stock in the face of controversy over the phone-hacking scandal.

"Be careful around January [Jones].She's really serious about what she does. Everyone else is so nice."
-- Jared Gilmore
Who played young Bobby Draper last season on Mad Men, on advice to his successor.

 

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