Yes, I Did Say That!

A look at who's saying what in entertainment.

The step from superhero to gay man isn't a big step, is it?"

-- Brandon Routh: The Superman Returns star, on making the leap from movies to a role on the new CBS sitcom Partners, in which his character is part of a gay couple.

"LOCTE SMOKED DAT ASS!!! Not even Bronze!"

-- Samuel L. Jackson: The Avengers star, tweeting his excitement about the 400-meter individual medley showdown July 28 between Americans Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps. Lochte won the gold, and 2008 champion Phelps finished fourth.

"Not my cup of tea."

-- Nina Tassler: The CBS Entertainment president, on Charlie Sheen's new FX show Anger Management. The actor was ousted from CBS' Two and a Half Men before the 2011-12 season.

"This will probably be my last project before I go to the Motion Picture Home."

-- Lily Tomlin: The actress, 72, on taking a role on ABC's upcoming Malibu Country.

"Your grandson said 'fag' on TV, but I'm sure there's no connection."

-- Danny Zuker: The Modern Family producer, citing 3-year-old Tripp's slur on Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp to Sarah Palin on Twitter after she defended the president of Chick-fil-A for his comments attacking gay marriage.

"Only good news is for the Mini Cooper -- turns out there's a lot more room in that car than we thought."

-- Chelsea Handler: The talk show host, finding a silver lining in the paparazzi pictures of Kristen Stewart and her Snow White and the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders, caught making out in her Mini Cooper. The pair later acknowledged the affair in separate public statements.

"I do hope the queen wasn't subjected to the usual bond girl routine at the hands of James. Not sure the bones could take it. #Olympics2012."

-- Dominic Monaghan: The True Blood actor, tweeting about the skit featuring Daniel Craig as James Bond and Queen Elizabeth II during the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics.

"They aren't the sort of third-generation people you find working on sound-stages in a very jaded Los Angeles."

-- James Cameron: The director, explaining why he's likely to shoot the two Avatar sequels in New Zealand, where he says crews are friendlier and more enthusiastic, rather than in California.

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