"In NO way was I making fun of any ethnicity! I was simply making a goofy face. "When did that become newsworthy?" — Miley Cyrus, responding on her Web site to criticism that she mocked Asians in a photograph by stretching the corners of her eyes.
"I wasted so many years thinking I wasn't pretty enough and why didn't I have Jessica Lange's body or someone else's legs? What a waste of time." — Meryl Streep, talking to the Radio Times
"People are like, Are you secretly a lesbian? Because I'd really love it. Lesbians tell it to me all the time." — Kelly Clarkson, talking to Pop Eater
"I'm just looking for ways to be contributive. And if that ends up being where I can make a substantial contribution, then I'll run." — Val Kilmer, talking to the Associated Press about a possible future run for New Mexicos governor.
"I might be mad if I looked like that now too." — Hilary Duff, talking to E!'s Daily 10 about Faye Dunaway, whom reportedly was less than impressed with the casting of Duff in a remake of Bonnie and Clyde.
"It was a mistake. Our batting average is usually very good, but we missed that one. Fans will call you on that stuff, as it should be." — Bruce Springsteen, talking to the New York Times about the deal he made with Wal-Mart.
"[Harry Potter author] Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and [Twilight author] Stephenie Meyer cant write worth a darn. Shes not very good." — Stephen King, talking to USA Today.
"I can't stand Beyoncé." — Etta James, talking during a concert about her disapproval of Beyoncé singing 'At Last' during the inauguration.
"No matter what you think you feel about awards, when youre there, sitting in that seat, with those people, all dressed up of course you want to win!" – Penelope Cruz, talking on wowowow.com
"I'm very excited to work with these amazing actresses again and would love to give everyone more information about the sequel … but I'm busy with my `Sex' life." — Michael Patrick King, writer and director of 'Sex and the City'.