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Jamie Foxx, Method Actor

“It was something that I enjoyed, but it shredded me. I went to places that I never thought I would ever go. I just remember being in my bathroom broke down, talking to my manager, like, ‘I don’t know if I’ll be able to finish this. You had to lose your mind every day you’re on set, and sometimes you didn’t have enough time to get your mind back before the weekend.” —Jamie Foxx on the extremes he went to for his character in The Soloist [Bossip]

“We take four people and put them through a game of hell, basically. We make them characters in an action film. We constantly throw a curve ball. Our version is that show on acid.” —Justin Timberlake’s upcoming reality show puts Holland’s version to shame [People]

“You have to do a big action movie, so you can pay for the house. And you have to pick a good one, because most of them are just crap.” —Billy Bob Thornton on the practicalities of being a Hollywood star [Dish Rag/LAT]

“[I am] def not dating Simon [Cowell] but I have been told he is totally in love with me, can’t you tell??” —Paula Abdul twittering away the rumors [Real Paula Abdul via Idol Tracker/LAT]

“This is my career launcher? Absolutely not. I wrote that song for me, because I’m sitting on the couch and I’m like, ‘I love college, I miss college, I want to go to college for the rest of my life.’ I wrote that song for me. Next thing you knew, you had a bunch of people being like, ‘I feel that same exact way.’ So yes, in my career everyone’s going to date it back to ‘I Love College,’ but people need to trust me when I say this — there is going to be a lot more benchmarks along the way.” —Asher Roth is determined not to be a one-hit wonder [MTV]

“The story breaks, they stand next to the spouse, they say God has forgiven them, or are asking God to forgive them, and they want their constituents to forgive them. Then they go out and spear trash in the park or something trying to reconstitute their political career. Eventually people do forget.” —Ben Affleck summarizes the cycle of political scandals [Suicide Girls]

Jamie Foxx, Method Actor