Yes, I Did Say That!

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A look at who's saying what in entertainment.

That was humiliating. … Guys never sound good during sex.  It's impossible  to sound good."
-- Hugh Jackman
The actor, on a scene for Butter that required him to vocalize an off-camera sex romp as co-star Jennifer Garner silently looked on.

"Somewhere in the world, Qwikster is huddled in a dark, neglected corner, crying into his New Coke."
-- Damon Lindelof
The Lost producer, reacting to Netflix's decision to reverse course and not split into two companies.

"I have realized that I do not possess the skills to express myself unequivocally, and I have therefore decided from this day forth to refrain from all public statements and interviews."
-- Lars von Trier
The director, responding to police questioning about his possible violation of a French law against justifying war crimes in the wake of his comments at the Cannes Film Festival about being a Nazi.

"Yeah, now I gotta go find some drowning babies to save before the next family reunion."
-- Retta Sirleaf
The Parks and Recreation actress, after news broke that her cousin, Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, won the 2011 Noble Peace Prize.

"I didn't get my SAG card until I was 30. But that's how it works: You keep putting your work out there, and at some point, if you're fortunate, if you're lucky, if you're blessed, it morphs into something."
-- Viola Davis
The Help actress, on her winding road to stardom.

"Anyone … pitching a show right now that's not thinking about how it's going to live across multiple platforms doesn't have their eye on the … audience. … You have to fish where the fish are."
-- Kevin Reilly
The Fox Entertainment president, on the necessity of social media to build an audience for new shows.

"The studio is buzzing. My BlackBerry is buzzing. … The Internet is buzzing, and it's all because of
my daughter Alexis. She's at it again."
-- Martha Stewart
The TV host, addressing her daughter's memoir, which paints Stewart in an unflattering light as someone who never cooked or celebrated Halloween.

"IS THIS GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU, DAD?!??
-- Conan O'Brien
Tweeting his enthusiasm after gaining his 4 millionth follower on the service.

"The kind gesture to allow my younger daughters, who couldn't get into the courtroom due to age, will not have any influence."
-- Curt Knox
Father of Amanda Knox, rejecting the idea that because an ABC producer watched the verdict in her hotel room with his other daughters, that network would get the first interview.

"It should have been on cable, aimed at a more adult audience."
-- Hugh Hefner
The Playboy founder, reacting on Twitter to NBC's cancellation of The Playboy Club.

 

 
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