"The way they're treating him… He's on the cover of every paper. He didn't kill anybody. No one got harmed. (He's just) a super passionate person."
--Jay-Z thinks too much has been made of Kanye West’s stage-rushing outburst at the MTV Video Music Awards [PAGEBREAK]
"She came to my house in her underwear and I saw no hint of a penis."
--Singer Mika weighs in on rumors that his friend Lady Gaga is a hermaphrodite[PAGEBREAK]
"I have his phone number. He seems like he stays completely grounded all the time."
--Robert Pattinson, considering reaching out to Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe for career advice [PAGEBREAK]
"I was uncomfortable because I normally kiss men. Even in front of people to kiss someone for the first time, female or male, is still awkward. And with a female I was worried that she would judge me -- I think I felt intimidated by Megan. It is harder to kiss a woman."
--Amanda Seyfried, on kissing her Jennifer's Body co-star Megan Fox[PAGEBREAK]
"Apparently, there's a lot of debate going on right now whether I'm qualified or not to be the new judge on American Idol. I'll tell you right now how I know I'm going to be a great judge: because I've spent my whole life being judged. So I know what it's like."
--Ellen DeGeneres, defending her appointment as American Idol’s newest judge [PAGEBREAK]
"We're just trying to see if we can set that up in the prison he's in. If we can't, we've discussed doing an outdoor screening in the field, so at least he can watch through the bars of the window."
--Michael Moore wants to arrange a special screening of his new documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, for Wall Street fraudster Bernie Madoff [PAGEBREAK]
"I know it's happening in families and I can't be the only person to have lived through this."
--Mackenzie Phillips, during her tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, to whom she revealed that she was involved in a sexual relationship with her father, Mamas & the Papas singer John Phillips, for 10 years[PAGEBREAK]
"The great thing about being pregnant and going to these things is that I don't have to suck my stomach in. It's fabulous! I can let it all out."
--Supermodel/Project Runway host Heidi Klum, on the advantages of attending the Emmy Awards while eight months pregnant [PAGEBREAK]
"I think that the world was not fair to her, and they're just using her and not dignifying her. I think she's a survivor and she's doing very well."
--Yoko Ono, on Britney Spears [PAGEBREAK]
"I'm embarrassed to say but if somebody buys [a tabloid magazine], I'll have a little peek... It's good to see bad pictures of your old pals, like Brad and Angelina."