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Evan Rachel Wood Still an Enigma

"I always had a rule that I was only going to do topless and never the whole package, I have to have some kind of mystery! But she then explained to me what a merkin was…” — Evan Rachel Wood, on being coached into a nude scene by Kate Winslet [Nylon]

"I loved growing up in Canada, it’s a great place to be from, although, when I was 8, I was walking to school one day and I saw a frozen cat by the side of the road, and I picked it up and hit it against a tree...It was frozen solid, almost mid-step. So I thought, 'This isn’t right. I’m moving to California as soon as I can drive.' And that’s what I did." — Ryan Gosling [Interview]

"You know what? I was always a little puzzled by The Social Network, because I kind of thought that Jesse Eisenberg looked more like me than Mark [Zuckerberg]. I don't think I look anything like Timberlake, but it's not so bad being played by a sex symbol." —Sean Parker [NYDN]

“I was driving near the mall and I saw this girl with my tour T-shirt on. She was probably 11...I found her in a video-game store and just kind of walked up to her and said, ‘Oh, hi. I wanted to meet you.’ She had no idea what to say for about three minutes. Then her mom walked over, burst into tears, and proceeded to tell me that they’d driven all the way from Austin, Texas, just to see where I was discovered.” —Taylor Swift [Parade]

"I'm gonna be myself, and I'm gonna go around the neighborhood saying, 'Do you like Willow Smith?' And then I'm gonna be like, 'Ta-da! It's me.'" —Willow Smith [MTV]

"I have a lot more scary things to deal with than an accent playing Rick Grimes." —Andrew Lincoln, who is British, on the difficulties of talking in a southern accent while shooting The Walking Dead [Splash Page/MTV]

"I definitely think we need to have more sex. I think it’s nice when we don’t just show the intimacy between the kids." —Kelly Rutherford of Gossip Girl, on what she'd like to see from the parents on the show [NY Post]

“I think my main concern at the beginning was whether my memory was really reliable.” —Keith Richards, on writing his autobiography Life [NY Times]

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