Julia Roberts Keeps Her Clothes On

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"I wouldn't do nudity in a film. To act with my clothes on is a performance. To act with my clothes off is a documentary." Julia Roberts, making us feel smarter for all those hours we spend watching girl-on-girl documentaries [Pr-Inside]

"Not a chance. [That's] the same reason I won't direct. I don't think it's my place. Besides, you can create acts of social disobedience from the outside." Brad Pitt on his reasons for not running for political office [PR Inside]

"Let me tell you a secret: we have a great fucking record in the bag. It's a big change." Michael Stipe, not lying this time, we hope [RS]

"I walked in the house one day and—feeling full of myself, a movie star—I said to my mother, 'Did you ever think this was all going to happen?' She was like, 'Please. First of all, go wash the windows for me. You have no idea how many people have been praying for you when you were being a knucklehead.'" Denzel Washington on how his mom keeps his ego in check [Parade]

"That's a wonderful side effect of leather pants: when you pee yourself in them, they're more forgiving than jeans." Slash on the benefits of being a rock star [CNN]