"BLAKE F—ING SHELTON. I couldn’t hide my love for you if I tried. Seriously. I tried. Can’t do it. Our friendship is and always will be one for the books. Whatever this whole surreal experience was, I’m just happy I got to experience it with you. You’re my brother for life."
"I never thought I’d have to lose everything to gain even more, but I lost my spot and I gained a husband who roots for me [and] a beautiful baby boy who looks at me like I’m his entire world and not just his milk source, and I have a phenomenal daytime talk show team who ... just want the best for me and I want the best for them."
"I said, 'I’m 62 years old and you know my name so I think I should be able to get a beer' ... I must credit these ladies: they did not cave! I was offering them tickets to stuff … I said, 'You will come to the Toy Story premiere with me! Just go like that with a red solo cup underneath and let me walk away with a beer!' ... Eventually a guy came over about a half hour later ... and he gave me a bracelet and then guess what I did? I chugged me a brewski."
"The last time that I was naked on camera on [Game of Thrones] was a long time ago, and yet it is the only question that I ever get asked because I am a woman. And it’s annoying as hell and I’m sick and tired of it because I did it for the character — I didn’t do it so some guy could check out my t-ts, for God’s sake."
"Lena, I know you, we’ve worked together. So I know that you are a force of nature. You are a beautiful African American queen. And tonight you are a writer, an actor, a producer and tonight you are a late night comedian and you’re about to slay. ... No, I think you need something else."