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Devendra Banhart, Aspiring Old Lady

“As I get older, there’s this new realisation and it’s almost like a relief, and that is that I can never be who I once was, but only who I want to become: a nice old lady.” —Devendra Banhart [Guardian UK]

“People can say what they want about civilisation, but really we are all animals.” —Bill Murray [Times UK]

“We were thinking of the movie Game of Death. That’s the Bruce Lee movie where he has to go up to different levels and he fights Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the end. We were thinking about that and Choose Your Own Adventure.” —Julian Casablancas on the inspiration for the video for his solo Phrazes for the Young [GQ]

“I haven’t been as bright in some of the decisions I’ve made. Keira’s just a more evolved person. I feel we live in the kind of culture now where you have to be very smart to navigate the right way, and I just don’t have those smarts. I think with age and time it will change, but I can’t obsess about it.” —Sienna Miller admits to not being as smart as Keira Knightley [Showbiz Spy]

“He was the Keanu to my Uma. We were kind of pals first. It was a drawn-out thing.” —Mamie Gummer on her new fiancé [Showbiz Spy]

“I actually wrote a song about Amy when I was in prison. I love Amy Winehouse. My favourite thing was seeing her going into Shoreditch police station because that’s where I was nicked. It’s obviously the pop star cop shop.” —Boy George [Contact Music]

Devendra Banhart, Aspiring Old Lady