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Julian Schnabel Can Dress Any Way He Damn Well Pleases

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“When you see somebody walking down the street in pajamas, they think that you just got out of a mental hospital. And when my boys were born, I was in the maternity ward, and I was walking around in my pajamas. And a lady said to me, ‘You’re on the wrong floor.’ I said, ‘No, no, no. I’m not. I have these kids.’ She said, ‘You can’t walk around in your pajamas.’ And some woman that was a painter said, ‘That’s Julian Schnabel. He walks around in his pajamas. It’s okay.’” Julian Schnabel [CBS]

“We ain’t that heartless. I know 50 hates Ja Rule and Fat Joe, but he ain’t that heartless to throw Paris Hilton off the stage.” Whoo Kid on the rumors that 50 Cent kicked Paris Hilton off the stage at a Super Bowl–party performance [MTV]

“The age of innocence is over; voters once willing to come clean and say they voted for Mike Huckabee because Nugent’s ‘Cat Scratch Fever’ loincloth is still the high point of their rock lives are harder and harder to find.” Stephen King on the invasion of popular culture into presidential politics [EW]

“I spent three months getting $4.60 an hour to learn whether the breast goes next to the drumstick or not, and at the end of it I felt as if I’d lost something.” Daniel Merriweather on his days as a KFC employee [BlackBook]

“To most people, the saying ‘to use someone,’ carries a negative connotation. But, I don’t see it that way. To ‘mis’, ‘over’ or ‘ab’ use someone is negative. To use is necessary. And if you can’t be used, then you’re useless.” —an excerpt from Kanye West’s upcoming book, Thank You and You’re Welcome [KanyeUniverseCity.com]

Julian Schnabel Can Dress Any Way He Damn Well Pleases