What Are Rosie and Elisabeth So Angry About? (Hint: It's Not Their Hairstyles!)

Photos: Patrick McMullan (O’Donnell), Getty Images (Hasselbeck)

“What I liked about it was that it was about something very substantive. It wasn’t about hairstyles and all that stuff.” —Argument expert Jerry Springer, on Rosie O’Donnell's spat with Elisabeth Hasselbeck [TV Guide]

“I slept on the beach when I first came here in 1971. You can't do that anymore.” —Troma Entertainment head Lloyd Kaufman, lamenting how the Cannes Film festival has changed [Yahoo]

“They never come by way of decision-making. They just haunt me. I can't get rid of them. I did not invite them.” —Filmmaker Werner Herzog, on how he discovers his documentary subjects, one of whom was eaten by bears [AV Club]

“If you go on a cruise, you don't wonder how much the boat cost. It's just, was it a good cruise? You don't go on a vacation and worry how much it cost to build the engines of the plane you're traveling on.” —Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski, on making a $300 million movie [EW]

“I rang her up and said ‘Hey, I'm Stella's dad!’” —Sir Paul McCartney, on asking Natalie Portman to be in his new video, “Dance Tonight” [People]
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