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Vanessa Williams Probably Not Getting an Audition for Miss Congeniality 3

"Okay, here's another white family that has saved the day, in terms of another black story that has to have a white person come in and lift them up. I'm not saying that it's not true, but it's one of those 'Do I really want to see the same theme again?'" —Vanessa Williams on The Blind Side [View via InsideTV/AOL]

“First of all, anybody who at the age of 60 calls himself Sting is an idiot." —Simon Cowell on Sting's accusation that American Idol is just "televised karaoke" [PopCrunch]

"I feel bad, because I don't think anything like this has happened in music since Elvis got drafted into the Army." —Bun B on Lil Wayne going to jail [MTV]

"I didn't like the way New Moon was treated by the critics. I think it was reviewed in the context of just being a big franchise movie. When something is so hyped, inevitably, there is a backlash against it. I think Chris Weitz is an amazing director. I really enjoyed the film." —Robert Pattinson really enjoyed New Moon [Parade]

"I don't want to leave my money to people. People should work hard. I've worked hard for my money. At the moment I'm sat in the garden where I've buried it and I've got a gun." —Ricky Gervais on leaving his money to animals [Contact Music]

"In 2000, I pushed Ricky Martin very hard to admit if he was gay or not, and the way he refused to do it made everyone decide that he was. A lot of people say that destroyed his career, and when I think back on it now I feel it was an inappropriate question." —Barbara Walters [Toronto Star via NYDN]

"I'd hit that." —Gabourey Sidibe on Gerard Butler [HuffPo]

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