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Shoveling Poo Exactly What Ellen Page Wants to Be Doing Right Now

“At one point I was digging goat manure and putting it into a wheelbarrow, and while shoveling it, I just went, ‘Oh, my God, this is exactly what I want to be doing right now.’ “—Ellen Page on studying permaculture in Oregon [USAT]

“The evening before the ceremony, we rehearsed all night and at the dress rehearsal on the day, we nailed it. But during the actual Oscars show, it was a disaster. I fell down the stairs! Just as well Dominic was holding my hand or I’d have been on my ass. Then my heel got caught in my fishnets during one of the really important turns.”—Amanda Seyfried on her Oscars fall [In Style via Contact Music]

“I don’t get hassled by people either when I go shopping. They are so over me here it’s fantastic. They actually roll their eyes at me as if to say ‘Oh not her again’.”—Sandra Bullock on being just another face in the shopping aisle [Showbiz Spy]

“I thought I was going to die for real. I should have felt safe but at a certain point of climbing a mountain, you’re in a cloud and you hear a noise that is electricity-what can they do to protect you from electricity in the cloud you’re in? So, they were like, ‘Sit on your bag, it’s made of rubber.’ I went, ‘Why?’ They said, ‘So you don’t get electrocuted.’ I was like, ‘Hang on, I’m on a TV show!’ I prayed. It was probably about half an hour and this is after two previous meltdowns begging Jack [Osbourne], like, ‘Cut! Seriously, rescue me!’ and he was like, ‘From where? There’s nowhere a helicopter can land’, so I had to get to the summit to get off.”Natalie Imbruglia on her appearance on Celebrity Adrenaline Junkie [Contact Music]

“I’m not sure why. I think the movie is quite good. I’m very proud of it. Maybe people wanted to see the actual Woodstock festival, or maybe Woodstock isn’t attractive to youngsters. I had such a fun time making this movie. I don’t want to know.”—Ang Lee [Boston Globe]

“It might be a complete failure on my part. But the fact that I had to really put myself out there is totally different than being able to hide behind the magic of ILM [Industrial Light and Magic, which did special effects for ‘Transformers’]. That’s no hiding from anything. There’s nothing there to distract you from my performance. So if it’s bad, it’s going to be fucking bad for me. And if it’s good, then I will have achieved something on some level.”—Megan Fox on the potential complete failure of Jennifer’s Body [Nylon via MTV]

Shoveling Poo Exactly What Ellen Page Wants to Be Doing Right Now