"I love America and I am really sad that it appears that I am not allowed to visit a place that I have called home at various times in my life."
On being denied a visa to enter the United States. The British singer had planned to tour this summer.
"This is the most offended I've ever been ... this is the maddest I ever will be."
Defending himself from criticism over his delayed performance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, in a posting on his blog.
"It's fairly clear that in the modern age that there is a currency to celebrity, or celebrity is a currency, really. I've discovered that you can spend it in a lot of ways, or you can squander it. You can be taxed, as well. I really started thinking long and hard about how to use that currency as long as I had it."
Affleck, on his recent trip to the Congo.
"It's not like 'American Idol' or 'Dancing With the Stars.' It's not a serious competition. It gives people a break from their everyday lives to have some fun with their co-workers."
The former Spice Girl and "Dancing With The Stars" contestant on her show "The Singing Office," a new TLC vocal competition.
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"I hope my groups kick her groups' butts every time. And I know they will."
On his co-host of TLC's "The Singing Office," Melanie Brown.
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"I'll be working to make sure people get out to vote this fall."
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"There's a danger to whoever makes films over long periods of time, as we are illusionists and work on something ultimately immaterial and that is a projection of light on the screen. So you have to watch out that you are not completely immersed in it and lose yourself."
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"There's really no point in being in the studio with any producer unless you're willing to learn something. You have to. There's a lot of trust involved. As soon as anyone opens their mouth, your first instinct is to think they're wrong."