Yes, I Did Say That!
I am not interested in bleeding money."
-- Oprah Winfrey: The OWN CEO, on the future of her print magazine, which has had a 22 percent decline in newsstand sales since her talk show ended.
"We go out to dinner, and then we come home, and we boop and then we boop and then we boop."
-- Alec Baldwin: The 30 Rock star, self-censoring while describing his ideal romantic evening with his wife of five months, Hilaria.
"In the Burbank airport lounge … I said, 'I just got fired from Paramount Pictures -- drinks on me.' Someone said, 'I was fired by Paramount Pictures a few years ago.' So that felt good."
-- Daniel Handler: The author, aka Lemony Snicket, of A Series of Unfortunate Events, on being fired as screenwriter of the 2004 film.
"I tend to think things are love and then look back and re-evaluate."
-- Taylor Swift: The singer-songwriter, on her numerous high-profile relationships, including with Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer and Conor Kennedy, with whom she recently broke up.
"I went to Cubby Broccoli … he said, 'No.' I've never asked again. Instead, I made the Indiana Jones series."
-- Steven Spielberg: The director, recounting how he was spurned by the James Bond producer during the late 1970s after requesting a chance to direct one of the famous spy movies.
"There has also been a lot of mean-spirited piling on, which has been manufactured by many anonymous sources."
-- Steve Capus: The NBC News president, defending Matt Lauer against tweets nitpicking
theToday host about everything from his mispronunciation of a song title to his thinning hair during a Thanksgiving telecast.
"We couldn't believe it. This guy has command of our army?"
-- Russell Alexander: A New Zealand farmland owner, on The Hobbit director Peter Jackson's power to commandeer an army convoy to build a series of access roads to a remote farm location.
"Ur life sucks so much ass."
-- Chris Brown: The singer, in one of his milder tweets directed at comedian Jenny Johnson after she tweeted: "Being a worthless piece of shit can really age a person. RT@chrisbrown: I look old as f--! I'm only 23." Brown also called Johnson a "hoe" before temporarily suspending his Twitter account.