“Sometimes, you know, I cry and sometimes I scream and I get really angry and I get really like, you know, into wallowing in self-pity sometimes. … It's all part of healing, and anyone who's going through it out there, it's OK to cry. It's OK to fall on the ground and just scream if you want to.” — Christina Applegate, on the emotional rollercoaster she's experienced in her battle with breast cancer.
“They're not my group anymore. … I'm on my own, and I would rather do that than go back to the Beach Boys.” — Beach Boys visionary Brian Wilson, on reuniting with former bandmates Mike Love and Bruce Johnston.
“One of my favorite people of all time is Ms. Ellen DeGeneres. So I wish all the best, all the happiness, all the joy that comes with that certificate … just the joy of being able to stand up and say that. In front of everyone you love and care about, in front of each other and to walk away legal is huge.” — Katherine Heigl, star of “Grey's Anatomy,” on newlyweds Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi. The couple tied the knot Aug. 16 at their Beverly Hills, Calif., home, in the biggest celebrity union since California legalized same-sex marriage.
“Ricky is elated to begin this new chapter in his life as a parent and will be spending the remainder of the year out of the public spotlight in order to spend time with his children.” — A statement from Ricky Martin's representatives announcing the recent arrival of his twin boys. The Latin superstar had the children via a surrogate mother.
“It's always easier to leave than be left.” — Dave Matthews, lead singer of the Dave Matthews Band, on the death of his bandmate, saxophonist LeRoi Moore. The 46-year-old died Tuesday of complications from injuries he suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident.
“Any time young people say to me, ‘Do you think I should be an actor?' I always say, ‘No.' Their little beaks go down. I say, 'Look, if I can put you off, believe me I've saved you years of agony because the theater will kill you. It is the cruelest place in the world to be.“' — Tony-winning thespian Richard Griffiths, who's set to star in the Broadway play “Equus” alongside former boy wizard Daniel Radcliffe