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Russell Crowe Is a Poet And He Totally Knows It

"I am celebrating my love for you with a pint of beer and a new tattoo; Imagine there's no heaven." —The first two lines of Russell Crowe's latest poem [Guardian UK]

"Kissing him wasn't bad at all. Justin's a sweetheart, and the whole shoot felt very organic." —Ciara on what is was like to kiss Jessica Biel's man in her new video for "Love Sex Magic" [Contact Music]

"I'd play the women if I could. In fact, that's a good idea, if anyone wants to put on a production." —Clive Owen wants Natalie Portman's or Julia Roberts's role in another stage version of Closer [Guardian UK]

"As far as ghosts and the paranormal, something is happening to millions of people around the world, and you can't just write it all off as imagination." —Virginia Madsen on how being a true believer helps her role in The Haunting in Connecticut [AP via Boston Globe]

"I have my issues, but not as bad as this chick." —Miley Cyrus on the hard-core character she'll play in Nicholas Sparks's next film, The Last Song [AP via NYDN]

"I just kind of flipped through it and was like, 'Wow, if I was in a metal band, I would totally make a concept record. Somebody should make a concept record based on The Táin.' And then I thought, 'Well I’m in a rock band. Why can’t I make a record based on The Táin?'" —Colin Meloy on realizing he's a rock star [AV Club]

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