Yes, I Did Say That!


A look at who's saying what in entertainment.

She said, 'I need to know what a d-bag is.' "
-- Reese Witherspoon
The This Means War actress, on her mother asking her what the pop slang she hears on TV means.

"In America, they're too scared of sex; that's why he wasn't nominated. … It's kind of crazy. But that's how it is; it's an American award, let them have it."
-- Steve McQueen
The British director, on Michael Fassbender's Oscar snub for the sexually explicit Shame.

"This Oscars is so safe it's going to be like sex with eight condoms, a diaphragm and a sponge."
-- Brian Moylan
The writer, on how the Feb. 26 Oscar ceremony – produced by Brian Grazer, hosted by Billy Crystal and with performances by Cirque du Soleil and the Muppets -- won't break new ground. 

"He gave Tom Cruise a hug and said, 'I love you, man. Now seriously, are you gay or not?' "
-- Cuba Gooding Jr.
The actor, recounting when his father first met Jerry Maguire co-star Tom Cruise. Gooding "almost fainted" at his dad's comments. Unfazed, Cruise told him he wasn't gay.

"Welcome to nerd prom. Male writers, you are so hot with your minds and plaid shirts. Hit on me."
-- Zooey Deschanel
The New Girl actress, introducing herself as host of the WGA Awards.

"Fact: Harvard has produced both the most underpaid man in the US (Lin) and the most overpaid (Zuckerberg)."
-- Andy Borowitz
The comedian, tweeting after noticing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg cheering basketball sensation Jeremy Lin at a New York Knicks game.

"We had a lot in common. I know a lot of people are thinking: 'Really? She's a girl, you're a boy. You're white, she's black.' "
-- Kevin Costner
The actor, in his eulogy for Whitney Houston on how the two bonded during The Bodyguard over their shared upbringing as Baptists.

"The ongoing process of disguising how bad a film really is."
-- Alexander Payne
The Descendants director, jokingly defining the role of editors while accepting the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award from the American Cinema Editors.

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