Yes, I Did Say That!
Calling someone who runs their own business -- produces, writes, designs, creates -- 'stupid' is, in my opinion, careless."
-- Kim Kardashian
The TV personality, responding to Jon Hamm, who said about reality stars, "Whether it's Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian … stupidity is certainly being celebrated."
"That's a hell of an open. I wouldn't be surprised if Disney saw those numbers and did a quick
John Carter re-edit. "
-- Jon Stewart
The Daily Show host, pointing out that the viral documentary Kony 2012, about Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony, drew an estimated 76 million first-week YouTube views, a bigger audience than that for Disney's John Carter, which opened at $30.6 million.
"They weren't fired, darling. They just -- they just weren't invited back."
-- Simon Cowell
The X Factor creator, on letting Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger go as judges after the show's first season.
"You'd be surprised how often writers talk of killing off actors."
-- Jeff Greenstein
The Desperate Housewives director, during the trial in which Nicollette Sheridan accused series creator Marc Cherry of physically abusing her, then killing off her character after she complained about it.
"I'm not going to lie: It's hard work having four kids and doing all the work I do. … My head is going to explode."
The pop star, on the difficulties of being a single mother.
"I'm going to get in big trouble with Chuck Lorre."
-- Leslie Moonves
The CBS chairman and CEO, confessing that his favorite comedy is ABC's Modern Family -- and not one of Lorre's three hits on his own network.
"All my girlfriends have talked about that to me -- the saga of the stretched-out vagina. Is it that weird to talk about that in a movie?"
-- Jennifer Westfeldt
The writer-director, commenting on some unexpected content in her feature Friends With Kids.
"I was part of a generation that changed the world -- and it was taken over by poseurs."
-- Billy Corgan
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman, speaking at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin on the state of rock music today.