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Pot Feuds With Kettle

From left, Johnny Rotten; soggy old carcass.Photo: Getty Images

"Honestly, that's like soggy old dead carcasses. You know listening to Stink try to squeak through 'Roxanne' one more time, that's not fun. It's like letting air out of a balloon." Johnny Rotten of the newly reformed Sex Pistols on the recently reunited Police [NME]

"The song is actually about the photograph of Patti Smith on the cover of Horses. I didn't realize the lyrics could perfectly fit a chick flick, and it could sound like I was singing about wanting to be a fucking model!'' KT Tunstall, whose song "Suddenly I See" was featured in The Devil Wears Prada [EW]

"I'll never retire! When my time comes, I hope I fall dead in the middle of the stage and I hope it's to a song I wrote." Dolly Parton on her plans to horrify concertgoers [Reuters]

"Believe you me, I'm going to find them all! I'll go on every set telling them, 'I'm on The View and I'm done at noon!' And if Fantasia needs a break on Broadway in The Color Purple, I'll do Celie — the karaoke version." —The View host Sherri Shepherd on finding New York–based acting jobs [TV Guide]

"Rather than rushing out to the dressing room, [Jennifer Beals] took her bra off underneath the T-shirt or whatever, and I was just fascinated by the contortion. To this day, I don't quite know how she did it. I watched her at the time, and said, ''Shit, I gotta use that. That's wonderful.'" —Flashdance director Adrian Lyne on Beals's famous bra scene [EW]
—Elizabeth Black