Yes, I Did Say That!
A look at who's saying what in entertainment.
Why would the president be calling someone like David Geffen? … I don't think he should be writing thank-you notes."
-- Chelsea Handler: The comedian, responding to the assertion by The New York Times' Maureen Dowd that big-money Obama donors from 2008 are reluctant to give in 2012 because they feel the president did not sufficiently thank them.
"Welcome to The Tonight Show, or as Comcast calls us, 'The Expendables.' "
-- Jay Leno: The host, on the show's parent company slashing the budget, including laying off about two dozen employees.
"My childbearing years are officially over now. It's kind of a head trip, to tell you the truth."
-- Katie Couric: The soon-to-be talk show host, on experiencing menopause.
"Picked the wrong day to open my French restaurant, 'Legitimate Crepe.' "
-- Danny Zuker: The Modern Family producer, mocking Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's contention that it is rare for women to become pregnant from a "legitimate rape."
"Which is different than our tradition, which is to throw one of us under the bus."
-- Al Roker: The Today co-anchor, after the U.S. women's Olympic rowing team explained the tradition of throwing the coxswain into the water after a win. An NBC spokesman denied the comments were a veiled jab at the way the show handled Ann Curry's departure.
"Augusta Nat Golf Club admitted its 1st 2 female members, 1 of them former Sec of State Condaleeza Rice! She starts waitressing tomorrow."
-- David Alan Grier: The comedian, tweeting about the news that the exclusive golf course that hosts the Masters tournament finally has opened its membership doors to women.
"Reality shows should not be a part of the Emmys. They should have their own award show for a bunch of senseless non creative bottom feeders."
-- David Boreanaz: The never-nominated Bones actor, tweeting his dislike of the inclusion of reality shows for the TV awards given out by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
"I'm not at peace if he's a little unhappy."
-- Rihanna: The singer, to Oprah Winfrey on how she still loves former boyfriend Chris Brown despite his being convicted of assaulting her in a domestic dispute.