Go ahead quote me

Charlize Theron.
Charlize Theron.
Billy Corgan.
Billy Corgan.
Liza Wang.
Liza Wang.

"All I could come up with was, 'Well, if you're looking for a different demographic, I can take you to a strip club.'"

— ACTRESS CHARLIZE THERON recalling an awkward encounter with President Barack Obama

"Guitar isn't new technology - there are only so many ways you can warp it around. Radiohead was probably the last band that really did anything new with the guitar."

— SMASHING PUMPKINS FRONTMAN BILLY CORGAN on why rock is losing fans to electronic dance music

"I don't insist on being first female lead, but I want people to see actors being protagonists at different ages. Who says the mother in the family drama isn't important?"

— TVB STAR LIZA WANG, 67

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