How bad is he? Samuel Jackson tells us, plus more from Rachael Ray, Colin Farrell and others

By People Staff
Updated July 25, 2006 06:00 AM

• “It’s great to be able to live it out on the screen, but I don’t walk around thinking I’m a badass motherf–.”
Snakes on a Plane star Samuel L. Jackson, on how he’s not like the tough characters he plays on film

• “You’re insane.”
Colin Farrell, to his “first stalker,” Dessarae Bradford, who was escorted off the set of The Tonight Show after approaching the actor and telling him she would “see him in court”

• “I would love to have kids. I never thought I would ever want any. But being with (longtime boyfriend) Jermaine (Dupri) really changed my mind on all that.”
Janet Jackson

• “I don’t wear them really often, I’ll wear them to, like, premieres and big events like that. Is that kind of odd?”
Hugh Jackman, on his pair of lucky underwear, to Entertainment Weekly

• “When things that are very mean-spirited and voyeuristic go on TV, I think it’s (like) bad crack in the schoolyard.”
Aaron Sorkin, who was once busted for cocaine possession, during an introduction of his new NBC show, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, at the Television Critics Association previews

• “I think it’s mostly like bad Vicodin in the schoolyard.”
Studio 60 star Matthew Perry, who went through his own public drug addiction with the pain pills

• “I don’t care about any fashion enough to give up food.”
– Food Network host Rachael Ray, on why she buys clothes with “stretch” and hasn’t known her weight since she was 12

• “Every decade has an iconic blond like Marilyn Monroe or Princess Diana, and right now, I’m that icon.”
Paris Hilton, to Britain’s The Sunday Times

• “They’re getting married on a yacht. I think this is a good idea. Not only will Pam be the bride, she’ll also serve as a flotation device.”
David Letterman, on Pamela Anderson’s upcoming wedding to Kid Rock