January 23, 2004Celebrity)
"I swear I won't swear ... You can always cause a stir with an expletive and it's not something that I'm conscious of. If you use them in your everyday speech, sometimes they will come out. I don't mean to offend anyone."
-U2's Bono, insisting that he won't use profanity if he wins a Golden Globe this year, as he did last year exclaiming, "F-cking brilliant!" on live TV. (Source: CNN.com, Jan. 23, 2004)
January 6, 2004Movies)
"Is it gonna be worth it? We just shot it and we worked really hard. I think all of us were trying to make it as good as possible. It was our last chance to sort of, you know, do something with it. So, I'm hoping. But they work on it for two years after we finish shooting, putting the special effects and all that stuff."
-Natalie Portman on whether or not Star Wars Episode III will be satisfying for the fans. (Source: MTV.com, Jan. 5, 2003)Crime)
"It's time to clean the slate, it's time to take responsibility. I'm 14 years late."
-Former baseball giant Pete Rose, who was ousted from baseball in 1989 for gambling. (ABC News, Jan. 6, 2003)
January 5, 2004Sexuality)
"People have this notion of me being this sweet, nice girl, but I'm kind of a pervert. We'll be on the tour bus, and me and my makeup artists will be watching porn. Everyone thinks about sex, so why are we pretending that we're not?"
-Michelle Branch (Maxim, January 2004, via PluggedIn)