A summary of this week's news, via the mouths of musicians and media:
"You got robbed. I wanted you to win. You should have. It's weird and sucks that I robbed you. I was gonna say that during the speech. Then the music started playing... and I froze."Macklemore apologizing to Kendrick Lamar for winning 'Best Rap Album' at the Grammys
"The microphone turns into a popsicle! We're... getting some heaters on
everything. I got three gallons of hairspray, so I'm good!"
Bruno Mars on how he's prepping for Sunday's Superbowl Halftime Show (OMG! Insider)
"You don't have to identify as a 'straight male' or 'gay' or 'bisexual'. You can just be yourself and move through this world in a way that celebrates it. That's partying. ...People who allow themselves to enjoy different ideas about sex are courageous."
Andrew W.K. in his Village Voice blog
"She opened the show straddling a chair, then proceeded to writhe around on it, before twerking her way up to a standing position. Getting up from the chair, Beyonce then embarked in a spot of back-to-back slow and sexy dancing with her husband, running her hands up and down his leg and bottom, in moves Miley Cyrus would have been proud of."Conservative British newspaper the Daily Mail attempting to describe Beyonce and Jay Z's Grammy's performance.
"When I was five I came home from kindergarten cryin' cause they sat me next to an Albino..."Sun Kil Moon's "I Love My Dad"
"Anyone else want to get married? I'm Empowered for 2 more hours!!!!"Queen Latifah, shortly after marrying 33 couples during the Grammys
"Goodbye Pete Seeger, beautiful soul."
[One hour later] "@fliesonshit: "Seeger was a communist piece of shit. I hope his death was painful. You're also a scumbag leftist and huge cunt." Did we fuck?"Bette Midler bids farewell to Pete Seeger, hilariously deals with a hater (Twitter)
"RT if you've got a mac and everytime you want to do a hashtag you have to google hashtag, then copy and paste.........oh, just me then."Lily Allen: tech wizard (Twitter)
"He's like, 'New Girl
is my favorite show, I watch it every week, I watch that and the news.' And his band, they all watch it, too, I guess. He started emailing us last year, saying he wanted to be on the show."Zooey Deschanel on Prince's upcoming appearance on
New Girl (TorontoSun.com)
"It's going to be another story of Michael Jackson."Justin Bieber's ex-maid on
"If you're a woman who believes in gender equality, you're a feminist. If you're a man who believes in gender equality, you're a feminist too."Miley Cyrus (Twitter)