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Leonardo DiCaprio Warns Zac Efron to Steer Clear of Smack

“He said, ‘There’s one way that you can really fuck this all up. Just do heroin. If you steer clear of that — the other obstacles you’ll be able to navigate.’ And that makes sense, dude.” —Zac Efron on the words of wisdom that Leonardo DiCaprio passed along to him at a recent Lakers game [GQ via Movieline]

“Make a sex tape and grow up. Get like Britney Spears and do some heroin. Do like Lindsay Lohan … and get some crack in your pipe … That’s what I want.” —Jamie Foxx’s advice to Miley Cyrus, proving that he’s no Leonardo DiCaprio [People]

“Dear Neil and Chris. You have many loyal fans of the Pet Shop Boys here at PETA. We have a request that may at first seem bizarre, but we hope that after considering the following facts, you will understand why we are asking this of you: will you please consider changing your name from the Pet Shop Boys to the Rescue Shelter Boys?” —PETA Europe wants an act of charity from the Pet Shop Boys [Guardian UK]

“Like the cancer that is that Darjeeling guy … what’s his name? His completely cancerous approach to using music is basically, ‘Here’s my iPod on shuffle, and here’s my movie.’ The two are just thrown together. People are constantly contacting me saying, ‘I’ve been editing my movie, and I’ve been using your song in the editing process. What would it take to license the song?’ And for me it’s like, ‘Regardless of what you’ve been doing, my song doesn’t belong in your movie.’” —Will Oldham on Wes Anderson and the art of writing music for movies [AV Club]

“I auditioned for the last Coen Brothers movie, and I read for one of the parts, and that’s as close as I’ve gotten. I tanked on the audition. I was awful. But before I stopped acting, I auditioned for The Big Lebowski — the Tara Reid part … Yeah, Bunny! At the time, I remember reading the script and crying with laughter. I still have the script — I saved it.” —Jenny Lewis on what could have been [MetroMix]

“Claims have been made that I’ve been on a strict workout routine regulated by co-stars, whipped into shape by trainers I’ve never met, eating sprouted grains I can’t pronounce and ultimately losing 14 pounds off my 5’3” frame. I’m a petite person to begin with, so the idea of my losing this amount of weight is utter lunacy. If I were to lose 14 pounds, I’d have to part with both arms. And a foot.” —Scarlett Johansson is not on an Iron Man diet [Guardian UK]

Leonardo DiCaprio Warns Zac Efron to Steer Clear of Smack