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Zach Galifianakis Refuses to Let Sudden Onset of Fame Go to His Head

“If I were 26 and this was happening, it would be all great, and I would probably buy like 17 Dodge Vipers. But right now it’s just a major inconvenience.” —Zach Galifianakis on his sudden success [Premium Hollywood]

“OK, I got an Emmy nomination, but my car is not working. What should I do: call a mechanic or jump up for joy?” —Jimmy Smits on learning of his Emmy nomination [Envelope/LAT]

“In truth, she wrote it with a team of professional writers and was signed by the very same guy that signed me in 1995. I have not mentioned that in interviews as I don’t want to sound bitter or petty, because that’s not me. Okay, maybe, if I really think about it, there were a few jealous and pissed off moments. So here goes, for the first time in an interview: Fuck you Katy Perry, you fucking stupid, maybe ‘not good for the gays’, title thieving, haven’t heard much else, so not quite sure if you’re talented, fucking little slut.” —Jill Sobule is not happy with Katy Perry [Sun UK via Female First]

“My thoughts about [that] are that it’s weird. It’s very strange that other people are looking into your life and sexual behavior. It’s very fucking weird! I don’t get why people feel they have to see that.” —Tommy Lee on the sex tape of him and Pamela Anderson [Contact Music]

“I don’t know why people like Clear Channel and record companies were giving millions of dollars in advances. It’s just stupid. It’s embarrassing. I don’t even know why rock musicians should be getting paid more than doctors. It’s just entertainment. I’m doing this, I’m not waitressing so, you know, why should I get overly rewarded? I already get to do what I want. I mean, I’m not going to give the money back. I certainly don’t feel doom and gloom. I’m delighted that any industry can destroy itself with its own greed.” —Chrissie Hynde isn’t in this for the money [Winnipeg Sun]

“Dear David Beckham. I know you have heard about my Shaq Vs show, anyway u will never score a goal on me. I challenge you, lil’ man. David Beckham, I know you hear me. Don’t be scared, don’t make me call u out. Don’t make me Tweet to two million people that yur scared of Shaq. Official, today is David Beckham is scared of Shaq day, he should b scared, he can never score a goal on me.” —Shaquille O’Neal isn’t happy that Beckham declined to accept the challenge for his Shaq Vs show [Contact Music]

Zach Galifianakis Refuses to Let Sudden Onset of Fame Go to His Head