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Jimmy Fallon, Whose Head Is Enormous, Will Ignore This Headline

“There’s always going to be someone out there like that movie critic, who doesn’t believe in you or who thinks your head is too big or you’re not smart enough. But those are the people you need to ignore, and those are the times you need to just keep doing what you love doing.” —Jimmy Fallon in a speech to his fellow graduates of the College of Saint Rose [People]

“He was young and talented and hardworking and enthusiastic and over time success made him move into a house that was too big. He surrounded himself with toys he didn’t need [and became] sexually confused and racially divided. He ended up broke and liquidating all of his assets. Michael Jackson is America.”—Colin Quinn compares America with Michael Jackson [NYP]

“You cannot read him. I did not know until he really said, ‘Joan.’ I absolutely didn’t know… it’s so intense.”—Joan Rivers on Donald Trump’s incredible poker face on Celebrity Apprentice [Contact Music]

“The last album, I was like, ‘There is no way anybody is writing on my album. I’ve been writing since I was a kid. I’m a poet. I can recite “Crystal Staircase” and I’m from New York.’ I don’t know why that was a part of it, but it was. So I get this song that my A&R plays for me and it’s “Irreplaceable” and I’m like, ‘Nah! It’s cool, but it’s not me. I’m a jazzhead.’ So I turn it down. A couple months later, ‘To the left, to the left’ is every-stinking-where.”—Chrisette Michele on how she could have been Beyoncé [Pop Matters]

“She is irresistible; she’s a femme fatale. We don’t have a lot of those these days. We have a lot of very safe little actresses. She has a sexy quality and she’s smart and she’s cool and I admire her a lot.”—Diablo Cody on Megan Fox [Dish Rag/LAT]

“I think you can write about joy. I mean, technically, we were a slacker band back in the day. We didn’t care about anything, but you keep evolving, you know? And I think we’re capable of doing anything.”—Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong [MTV]

Jimmy Fallon, Whose Head Is Enormous, Will Ignore This Headline