They Said What? October 24, 2006

Grey's Knight is gay ... Matthew McConaughey – not so much. Plus, more from Courtney Love, Jessica Simpson and others

• “I hope the fact that I’m gay isn’t the most interesting part of me.”
Grey’s Anatomy’s T.R. Knight, in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE, confirming his sexuality

• “We tried it. Wasn’t for us.”
Matthew McConaughey, on rumors that he and pal Lance Armstrong are lovers, to Details

• “I went there on our three-year wedding anniversary. He stayed home.”
Jessica Simpson, on realizing that her marriage to Nick Lachey was over when he didn’t accompany her on a charitable trip to Africa, to Jane

• “I had never heard of him. Didn’t know who he was. I thought he was an actor. And then it turned out that he’s a big country music singer.”
Maria Bello, on her Flicka costar Tim McGraw’s other career, to Entertainment Weekly

• “Part of me wants to shake up people’s perception of me, just shove me in a blender.”
– 17-year-old Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, on why he will do a nude scene in a West End production of Equus, to Newsweek

• “You cannot help but think there’s something wrong. They are way too thin. It is only bones that stick out.”
Claudia Schiffer, on runway models looking too thin, to Germany’s Bunte magazine

• “I feel ready for a brand new life now. I’ve scrubbed clean the mud and rags of 2000-01-02-03-04 & 05. Five years of hell. Everything runs in seven-year cycles. Well I’m definitely out of my darkness now.”
Courtney Love, in a recent journal entry in which she also peppered lyrics for her forthcoming album, How Dirty Girls Get Clean

• “Rapper Fabolous was shot early Tuesday after leaving a Manhattan restaurant. His condition was just upgraded from Criticolos to Stableos.”
Amy Poehler, on Saturday Night Live

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