Yes, I Did Say That!

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"Turning one's back on stardom might be the highest form of common sense."


A look at who's saying what in entertainment.

Turning one's back on stardom might be the highest form of common sense."
-- Sean Penn
The actor, on his new film This Must Be the Place, about a famous singer who decides to shun the limelight.

"This was a bad business decision. I really didn't think following my heart would create this much backlash."
-- Kim Kardashian
The reality star, lamenting negative publicity surrounding the breakup of her 72-day marriage to New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries.

"I'm already drunk! I have the best selection of tequila in this house, and it's gone."
-- Demian Bichir
The A Better Life star, on how quickly he began celebrating his surprise long-shot nomination.

"I'm the Martin Luther King of corporate civil rights. I'm the Lockheed Martin Luther Burger King."
-- Stephen Colbert
The Comedy Central host, mocking the court decision allowing unlimited corporate contributions to PACs while promoting his own PAC, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow.

"They know nothing about black people. Nothing!"
-- Spike Lee
The director, on why he chose not to pursue studio financing for his new movie, Red Hook Summer.

"I do not have a dress, but thank you for bringing that up. … Hopefully, something like what happens to dresses in Bridesmaids will not be involved."
-- Annie Mumolo
The Oscar-nominated Bridesmaids screenwriter, hoping her search for a dress won't mimic a scene in the movie where the characters get physically ill.

"On SOPA, where are all big film stars with many millions to lose?"
-- Rupert Murdoch
The News Corp. chairman and CEO, tweeting disappointment that actors didn't join him in supporting the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act.

"It's OK to have condoms, and it's OK to have bananas, but you can't see condoms on bananas."
-- Liz Meriwether
The New Girl creator, explaining Fox's standards and practices.

"Doesn't it mean anything that if you give Newt a cigar, he looks just like the banker in Monopoly?"
-- James L. Brooks
The producer, tweeting after the Republican presidential candidate won the South Carolina primary.

"Every picture is a challenge, and this one -- where I was working with 3D, HD and Sacha Baron Cohen for the first time -- was no exception."
-- Martin Scorsese
The Hugo filmmaker, on receiving his seventh Oscar nomination for best director.