Yes, I Did Say That!

Some said I lacked 'gravitas,' which I've since decided is Latin for 'testicles.' "

-- Katie Couric
The host of fall daytime talk show Katie, on the criticism she received when anchoring the CBS evening news, a job she left in June 2011.

"Guys like me can't actually just be shot and left in a ditch by Skynet, we're allowed to have a title … and 'help out,' like …sharpening pencils and stuff."

-- Dan Harmon
The Community creator, in a blog post after being fired May 19, indicating that his "consulting producer" title was meaningless despite NBC Entertainment president Bob Greenblatt's claim the previous week that Harmon would stay involved.

"They asked me if I would come to their openings and sing 'Ruby Tuesday' for $1,000 and a lifetime supply of jalapeno poppers. I passed, and not a day goes by that I don't regret that."

-- Mick Jagger
The Rolling Stones frontman, joking on SNL about an offer from restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday.

"Look to the man next to you and say, 'I'm not going to f-- you until you pay the f-- up.'

-- Sean Penn
The actor, at a Cannes black-tie charity auction to benefit earthquake victims in Haiti, suggesting to the women present how to encourage high bids.

"Our bachelors may not stay engaged, but our audience does."

-- Anne Sweeney
The co-chair of Disney Media Networks, at the upfronts, referring to the short-lived engagements that closed several seasons of the popular reality series.

"Seems hard to believe that @Facebook could be worth that much -- be careful if you invest. And Mark Zuckerberg -- get a pre-nup."

-- Donald Trump
The business magnate, tweeting about the Facebook IPO that went live May 18. Zuckerberg married longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan the next day.

"My fear is that people in their living rooms will go, 'I can't believe we're going to watch another music competition show. We've watched one every night for the last five years.' "

-- Brian Philips
The CMT president, on the dangers of too many reality music shows, though winners have greater success in Nashville, his primary market.

"The computer algorithm that greenlit BATTLESHIP is sure feeling very .6843998715 about that decision now!"

-- Damon Lindelof
The Lost co-creator, tweeting about the soullessness of the movie.

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