Yes, I Did Say That!

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A look at who’s saying what in entertainment.

I was like, ‘Wha-a-a-a-t?’ I don’t think we can pretend to go back. It’s creating two histories. It’s like, ‘Oh, I didn’t know that about Carrie Bradshaw.’ ”
— Sarah Jessica Parker
On rumors that the third Sex and the City movie will be a prequel starring Blake Lively.

“Watson has lots in common with a top-ranked human Jeopardy! player: It’s very smart, very fast, speaks in an uneven monotone and has never known the touch
of a woman.”
— Ken Jennings
The famed Jeopardy! champion, on what it was like to play against —and lose to — a supercomputer named Watson.

“I think enough time has gone by that people have forgotten the
second one, and that third abortion that came out has been forgotten as well.”
— Charlie Sheen
On wanting fans to flood production company Morgan Creek with letters so he can make a fourth Major League movie.

“I think they just like the drama. They like the buildup. It’s like Brett Favre. It was always, ‘Will he or won’t he retire or play again,’ and that’s how all this Mad Men talk is starting to feel.”
— January Jones
The actress, on being tired of the back-and-forth about the series’ future because of ongoing negotiations between AMC and Lionsgate.

“I wish to God we had double or triple the ratings we have. But the ratings we have are just good enough for us to exist on the network.”
— Joe Russo
The Community director, on his NBC show.

“One of the problems they did was to oversell it. They said he was going to be dangerous, he was going to be water-cooler talk. It was, ‘Wait till you see me; I’m different.’ Well, he’s good, but he’s not that dangerous.”
— Larry King
On Piers Morgan, his replacement at CNN.

“I realized I had an embarrassment of riches when I was in the cutting room.”
— John M. Chu
The Justin Bieber: Never Say Never director, on his decision to release an updated “fan’s cut” just two weeks after the original premiered. 

“I think a true mark of any program maker is judging the times and society at the moment their program goes out. And I believe these are times when we need to be warmer, brighter and think we have a future.”
— Nigel Lythgoe
The American Idol executive producer, on the show not needing an equally mean replacement for Simon Cowell.

“See? Whatever I do has an ulterior motive. Like my real reason for tweeting so much is just to improve my typing skills.”
— Stan Lee
Tweeting about how his appearance on History’s Super Humans gave him ideas for new superhero characters.