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Etta James Pulls a Faye Dunaway, Slams Beyoncé

Separated at birth, by a great distance.

“The great Beyoncé… Like I said, she ain’t mine. … I can’t stand Beyoncé. She has no business up there, singing up there on a big ol’ president day, gonna be singing my song that I’ve been singing forever.” Etta James gets her Faye Dunaway on [MTV]

“This film is three times more fun and strange.” Robert Downey Jr. quantifies his excitement for Iron Man 2 [MTV]

“I think it’s time to start some beef. Rick Ross apparently used to be a parole officer, and 50’s been on him for that. Joaquin Phoenix played a firefighter in Ladder 49, and that’s law enforcement as far as I’m concerned. I don’t know how he keeps his hip-hop cred after something like that.” DJ Dan Suh unsuccessfully starts a beef with Joaquin Phoenix [MTV]

“I had to ask Joss myself how Adelle became the head of this extraordinary organization that rents out these fantasies. Did she run a brothel? And he said ‘No! No, your character was head of a huge multinational medical company that researched neural diseases.’ That made for quite a change in my character preparation.” Olivia Williams isn’t quite sure where Dollhouse is headed, either [Show Tracker/LAT]

“It’s just a very different process – with FNL the script is more of a blueprint – you don’t have to say what’s written as long as you have the right emotions for the scene. On 90210 every if, and, or but is intentionally put into the script there by the writers to carry out the Beverly Hills vision.” Aimee Teegarden on the difference between acting in a good show and a bad show [Popwrap/NYP]

“Um, yeah, it’s slightly embarrassing. For some reason we didn’t think anybody would notice there’s been about four before.” — Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley on releasing yet another compilation album [Pitchfork]

Etta James Pulls a Faye Dunaway, Slams Beyoncé