You said what?
It's one thing reciting a word-for-word movie script, but quite another when a celeb has to ad-lib an interview. While some A-listers have a way with words, others are a little less diplomatic. Whether they’re being insightful, insulting or downright illogical, there’s always a celeb with something to say. So, here are our top 20 quotes of the year.
Feel free to tag your own on at the bottom…
‘I was terrible. People are well aware that this is not a movie about acting’ – Megan Fox on her role in Transformers.
‘Megan rock is as dumb as a rock’ - an insider on the Transformers set.
‘I went to sleep as Rihanna and woke up as Britney Spears.’ - Rihanna, on the unprecedented levels of media attention she endured after she was assaulted by Chris Brown.
‘The Nobel Peace Prize is the rest of the world saying, 'Don't blow it'’ - Bono on Barack Obama's Nobel Prize.
‘He knows every song, every word, every step, and he wants to wear all the costumes.’ – Madonna, sharing her son David’s love of show business.
‘Yo Taylor. I'm really happy for you, I'm going to let you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time.' – Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift's MTV acceptance speech.
'If we’re to believe what we read in the papers, there was no need to switch the gender reference in that song.’ - Dannii Minogue’s controversial comment to X Factor contestant Danyl Johnson.
‘I don’t really see the point in washing your hair. If you don’t care if your hair’s clean or not then why would you wash it? It’s like, I don’t clean my apartment ‘cause I don’t care. I have my apartment for sleeping in and I have my hair for just, you know, hanging out on my head. I don’t care if it’s clean or not.’ - Robert Pattinson.
‘I would do the baby voice and it's kind of like this character I made up. But in real life, I'm completely different. I'm very smart. I think a lot of people will assume I'm an airhead.’ - Paris Hilton.
‘I thought I was promiscuous, but it turns out I was just thorough, to get the right one.’ – Russell Brand, on dating his way to current girlfriend Katy Perry.
‘If they are no good at having sex then it really upsets me. I think, ‘God, this is someone I’d like to spend the rest of my life with but I cannot face having bad sex.’ - Lily Allen on her search for the perfect man.
‘He told me I looked good, but I'd look better if I had a personal trainer.’ – Colin Firth, crediting his trimmer physique to A Single Man director Tom Ford, to The New York Times.
‘Nobody wants to see a round woman.’ - Karl Lagerfeld after Brigitte, one of Germany's top-selling women's magazines, barred professional models from its pages in favor of plus sizes.
‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.’ – Kate Moss.
‘She is a stunning example of the cartoon form.’ - James Jellinek, editorial director of Playboy, on the decision to feature Marge Simpson on its cover.
‘I think I'd rather get run over by a train.’ - Madonna on whether she plans to remarry.
‘The cat lives here, my cat. You can't just send him the occasional postcard saying things are going well. I tried to explain to him but he doesn't understand concepts such as international travel and work. He certainly doesn't understand the concept of a bikini.’ - Russell Brand on why he can’t relocate to LA to be with Katy.
‘We would have said: 'We'll take those three but probably lose the drummer.' - Simon Cowell on why the Beatles would have been booted off the X-Factor.
‘I think that women are afraid to say they don't want children because they're going to get shunned.’ - Cameron Diaz.
‘I never thought I'd be on Sesame Street with Elmo and Big Bird. I'm still thrilled. I'm on a high.’ - Michelle Obama, after her cameo.