People Staff
October 26, 2004 06:00 AM

• “It’s not hard to find volunteers to go to the Da Mario Pizza (in London) and eat the garlic bread with you.”
Renée Zellweger, to Oprah, on the support she got while gaining 30 lbs. for her role in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

• “I spent a lot of time going to parties and just spending time with girls.”
– Zellweger’s costar Hugh Grant, on how he “researched” his role in the film

• “I would like to be proud of what I do more than I would like it to be a blockbuster. Rarely do the two overlap.”
Ben Affleck, whose Surviving Christmas may be another in a string of box office flops

• “I didn’t know what to do so I thought I’d do a hoe-down.”
Ashlee Simpson, after her botched performance on Saturday Night Live

• “I like the Yankees and the Mets. I don’t want to alienate anyone.”
CSI: NY star Gary Sinise, keeping the peace with his New York fans

• “Honey, I’m going to vote, and then I’m going to decorate my car with ‘I voted’ stickers.”
Surviving Christmas’s Christina Applegate, on getting to the polls this year

• “I can’t live without sex. I’m like a full-on jungle animal.”
Billy Bob Thornton

• “I initially wanted Kate Hudson to play me, but she’s not as endowed as I am.”
Jenna Jameson, on who could (or could not) play her in the film version of her autobiography How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale

• “May cause drowsiness.”
Jon Stewart, on 60 Minutes, suggesting a slogan for the CBS news show

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