The 10 Best Celebrity Quotes of the Week

See what the stars are saying this week

01 of 10
76th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

" 'Are you shocked that you actually work in this business at your tremendous size?' He was like, 'Oh, your tremendous size, you can actually work?' I just remember all the blood drained out of me. I thought, 'With my tremendous size, I could tackle you so quickly.' He was looking around like, 'She’s crazy.' "

— Melissa McCarthy, recalling questions she's been asked by men at press conferences and the double standards of being a woman in Hollywood, to InStyle

02 of 10
New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2018 - Show, USA - 07 Jan 2019
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"If it was five years ago I could say something real offensive and funny right now, but I can’t do that anymore, so … heyyyy!"

— Chris Rock, joking about the current state of comedy and not being able to say anything controversial, at the 2019 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

03 of 10
22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards - Arrivals
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"Set a timer on your phone, have a candle nearby, and write it all down. You spew it all out. You do not read it. The time goes off, you tear it out of the book, and you light it on fire. Literally on fire. All of this energy, this angst, this rage — everything is smoke."

— Anne Hathaway, on the unique way she deals with stress and anxiety, to Town & Country

04 of 10
The National Board Of Review Annual Awards Gala - Arrivals
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"The song is called ‘Do What U Want (With My Body),’ I think it’s clear how explicitly twisted my thinking was at the time ... If I could go back and have a talk with my younger self I’d tell her to go through the therapy I have since then, so that I could understand the confused post-traumatic state that I was in — or if therapy was not available to me or anyone in my situation — to seek help, and speak as openly and honestly as possible about what we’ve been through."

Lady Gaga, speaking out against R. Kelly and explaining the backstory behind her 2013 collaboration with him, on her Instagram Story

05 of 10
'The Hate U Give' Special New York Screening, USA - 04 Oct 2018

"I hope she wins [more awards], because people get us confused and I get all the perks. Seriously, they’re like 'Here’s a gift certificate for Regina King, for $5,000 for Barneys' and I’m just like, 'I’m her!' They’re like, 'We love you Ms. King!' I’m like, 'Thank you.' "

— Regina Hall, joking about loving that she often gets mistaken for Regina King, in a speech at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

06 of 10
76th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 06 Jan 2019

"I was like, 'I’m never washing my face again.' Can you tell? … It’s not really a functional relationship. Like it’s not really, it’s not really a healthy friendship. It’s more like I idolize her, and she’s nice to me."

— Connie Britton, joking about her reaction to Julia Roberts once touching her face and telling her she loved her, on Busy Tonight

07 of 10
"Glass" UK Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals
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"All the people in rehab were trying to talk me out of it. 'You’re going to be messing around with crack pipes. All your triggers will be there. Blah, blah, blah,' ... I was like, 'You know what? If for no other reason than I never want to see you motherf—ers again, I will never pick up another drug.' 'Cause I hated their asses."

— Samuel L. Jackson, opening up about playing a drug addict in his first role after leaving rehab for an addiction to crack cocaine in the 1980s and 1990s, to The Hollywood Reporter

08 of 10
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"Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration ... "

— Christian Bale, on his inspiration for playing Dick Cheney in Vice, in his acceptance speech for best actor in a motion picture at the 2019 Golden Globes

09 of 10
MTV's "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club" Premiere Party

"I’ve never even met him ... Maybe he met Hallie or Annie."

— Lindsay Lohan, denying having hooked up with Vanderpump Rules reality star Jax Taylor — despite him previously saying otherwise — with a joke about her Parent Trap characters, on Watch What Happens Live

10 of 10
76th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 06 Jan 2019

"Women, we’re nurturers, that’s what’s expected of us. But we have to find personal fulfillment. We have to follow our dreams. We have to say 'I can do that, and I should be allowed to do that.' "

— Glenn Close, on how her role in The Wife made her think of her mother's sacrifices for her father growing up, and how women need to put themselves first, in her acceptance speech for best actress in a motion picture at the 2019 Golden Globes

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