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9:42 am - 12/31/2012

People's Top Celeb Quotes of 2012 as voted by ONTD members!

Hello ONTD! During the past gossip year, we have debated on a weekly basis which 'celeb' had the 'best' quote. Here is a rundown of the TOP TEN QUOTES AS VOTED BY ONTD MEMBERS FOR 2012!

How were votes calculated?
Based on the poll each week, the top ten quotes were picked based on highest percentage of votes received, as voted by LJ members.

Tags have been removed for this post to keep an element of surprise.

Be sure to vote at the end for the Top Quote of 2012! (you do not need to be a member of ONTD to do this)


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*Honorable Mention #1 with 38.5 % of the vote: Ewan McGregor

March 9th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/67224079.html


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"I like hearing my kids swear, and I'll pretend they're not allowed to, but I do always enjoy it."

– Ewan McGregor, on the joys of potty-mouth parenting, to PEOPLE








*Honorable Mention #2 with 39.1% of the vote: Honey BooBoo

October 19th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/72890096.html


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"Marack Obama."

– Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, on who she's supporting in the presidential elections, on Jimmy Kimmel Live!








*Honorable Mention #3 with 39.1% of the vote: Lisa Kudrow

August 10th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/71041066.html


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"I think it's important to watch the end of the world happening."

– Web Therapy star Lisa Kudrow, on why she's addicted to the Real Housewives franchise, on Conan











QUOTE #10 with 42.7% of the vote: Omarosa

September 14th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/71975876.html


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"Aren't you that mean girl from The Apprentice?"

– Omarosa Manigault, on the pickup line her late fiancé Michael Clarke Duncan used when they met at a grocery store, in her eulogy












QUOTE #9 with 44.1% of the vote: Kate Middleton’s Announcement

December 7th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/74018365.html


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"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby."

– The official statement from St. James Palace on Prince William and Duchess Kate's royal baby news














QUOTE #8 with 45.7% of the vote: POTUS

April 27th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/68571350.html



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"I'm President Barack Obama. And I, too, want to slow-jam the news."

– President Barack Obama, getting down with Jimmy Fallon on his late night show











QUOTE #7 with 45.7% of the vote: Reese Witherspoon

February 3rd: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/66284954.html



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"Would he be playing me, or is he playing Mark Wahlberg?"

– Reese Witherspoon, addressing rumors that Justin Bieber wants to remake her 1996 thriller Fear, to MTV











QUOTE #6 with 51.4% of the vote: Jay-Z, Beyonce, POTUS

September 21st: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/72165617.html



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"Jay knows what my life is like. We both have daughters and our wives are more popular than we are."

– President Barack Obama, comparing his life to Jay-Z's, at his N.Y.C. fund-raiser












QUOTE #5 with 51.7% of the vote: Jimmy Kimmel

May 4th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/68744723.html


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"Mr. President, remember when the country rallied around you in hope of a better tomorrow? That was hilarious."

– Jimmy Kimmel, roasting President Barack Obama, at the White House Correspondents' Dinner













QUOTE #4 with 52.9% of the vote: Ellen DeGeneres

February 10th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/66479498.html


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"If they have a problem with spokespeople, what about the Pillsbury Doughboy? He runs around without any pants on, basically begging for people to poke his belly. What kind of message is that?"

– Ellen DeGeneres, making light of the campaign launched by the anti-gay group One Million Moms to have her fired from her new JCPenney gig, on her daytime show











QUOTE #3 with 58.4% of the vote: Anderson Cooper

April 13th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/68182670.html



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"…a tap from a pussy willow branch."

– The phrase that sent Anderson Cooper into another giggle fit, on his CNN show













QUOTE #2 with 58.7% of the vote: Jon Bon Jovi

December 31st, 2011: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/65412645.html



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"Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey."

– Jon Bon Jovi, using photographic evidence to refute Internet rumors that he had died, on his band's Twitter feed














QUOTE #1 with 71.4% of the vote: POTUS

November 9th: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/73376104.html


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"We remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. We are and forever will be the United States of America."

– President Barack Obama, during his re-election acceptance speech in his Chicago hometown












Poll #1888041
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 613

Which celeb had THE BEST QUOTE OF 2012!

View Answers
Omarosa and RIP Michael Clarke Duncan
15 (2.5%)
New British Baby, Y'All!
12 (2.0%)
President Barack Obama
20 (3.3%)
Reese Witherspoon
70 (11.5%)
President Barack Obama, Jay-Z and Beyonce
135 (22.2%)
Jimmy Kimmel to President Barack Obama
22 (3.6%)
Ellen NoPantseres
37 (6.1%)
Silver Foxxx
33 (5.4%)
Bon JovEEEE
27 (4.4%)
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA RE-ELECTED
237 (39.0%)









HAPPY 2012 Gossip Year, ONTD! It's been fun! :-)  Feel free to click on the "Quotes of the Week" tag to take a trip down 2012 memory lane.  There were so many "omg that happened!" moments for me as I went through the posts to make this list.  Probably for you too!
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superdogbiter 31st-Dec-2012 05:49 pm (UTC)
I love ewan
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:44 pm (UTC)
me too :-) ive been catching star wars on tv this week and it reminded me how much i hated the prequels though
devolute 31st-Dec-2012 05:50 pm (UTC)
So much Obama.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:45 pm (UTC)
i think he was on the list about 15 times? and won about 6 weeks' worth of voting
rkt 31st-Dec-2012 09:04 pm (UTC)
ITS BC ONTD HATES WHITE PEOPLE
rolt_me 31st-Dec-2012 09:30 pm (UTC)
damn americans being annoying
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 09:35 pm (UTC)
OUT OF OUR WAY, WE'RE AMERICANS

USA USA USA
poop_of_death 31st-Dec-2012 05:50 pm (UTC)
"Would he be playing me, or is he playing Mark Wahlberg?"

– Reese Witherspoon, addressing rumors that Justin Bieber wants to remake her 1996 thriller Fear, to MTV


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smolderhotter 31st-Dec-2012 06:00 pm (UTC)
best quote tbh
brucelynn 31st-Dec-2012 06:19 pm (UTC)
HEY BOO U LIKE MY NU ICON ?
poop_of_death 31st-Dec-2012 06:28 pm (UTC)
I know that is not Quicksilver in X-Men Evolution and homeboy from Recess! WHY DO YOU STAY BREWIN' NOSTALGIA TEAS?
josiefier 31st-Dec-2012 06:48 pm (UTC)
Dead. I never would have expected her to say that lol.
sviibwhapp 31st-Dec-2012 05:50 pm (UTC)
I don't get how this vote is figured out. Do people post in the comments which is their favorite or something.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 05:51 pm (UTC)
every week there are 10 quotes
we vote that week
i took all 50 weeks and found the top "vote getters"
of those top 50, the top 10 are posted
iluvkidnappers 31st-Dec-2012 11:42 pm (UTC)
oooooh wow thats a lot of posts to go through lol
julietislimited 31st-Dec-2012 05:51 pm (UTC)
"Aren't you that mean girl from The Apprentice?"

– Omarosa Manigault, on the pickup line her late fiancé Michael Clarke Duncan used when they met at a grocery store, in her eulogy

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I miss him.
numbedtoe 31st-Dec-2012 05:57 pm (UTC)
same. i loved him, great actor. and i genuinely feel for Omarosa.
trancexperiment 31st-Dec-2012 07:16 pm (UTC)
I felt so awful for her. Her father was murdered when she was young and her brother was murdered just last year.
aprilfunk 31st-Dec-2012 06:38 pm (UTC)
:(((((
icangoforthat 31st-Dec-2012 07:22 pm (UTC)
;________; so many feeels
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:49 pm (UTC)
they're rerunning when craigy ferg goes to scotland this week and missed him all over again when he's a guest star
amore 31st-Dec-2012 05:51 pm (UTC)
the year of obama
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:50 pm (UTC)
seriously. ontd has a major boner for him
hypermuseic9 2nd-Jan-2013 12:57 am (UTC)
blessss <3
hearthecity 31st-Dec-2012 05:52 pm (UTC)
Had to go with the President, but I loved Ellen's quote. She got so much shit this year and handled it really well.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:51 pm (UTC)
it really does expose how pathetic those anti-gay groups are when they try to rally for public support

Edited at 2012-12-31 08:51 pm (UTC)
metyouwho 31st-Dec-2012 05:53 pm (UTC)
POTUS's line on election night is what got my tears flowing. It might just have been because I had been up for 22 hours...
vampireweekend 31st-Dec-2012 05:54 pm (UTC)
obama's re-election speech >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
julietislimited 31st-Dec-2012 05:54 pm (UTC)
OT: but since I saw the Obama quote it reminded me how much of a fucking mess this fiscal cliff is. Anybody else keeping up with it?
neonxstardust 31st-Dec-2012 05:57 pm (UTC)
Yep, fuckery of the highest order.
isntdaveone 31st-Dec-2012 05:57 pm (UTC)
nope.
trixielollipop 31st-Dec-2012 05:59 pm (UTC)
I'm trying really hard not to, but certain parties that live in my house are obsessed and debate about it literally all day. D-:
mandramoddle 31st-Dec-2012 06:01 pm (UTC)
I've heard there's going to be a tax increase for us, and pay raise for politicians. But that's what my Conservative friends were saying. I'm still a little confused by it all. :|
lachica2000 31st-Dec-2012 06:33 pm (UTC)
They pay raise is .5-1% and for (most) federal employees, the asshole politicians just happen to be included. Federal employees have been under a pay freeze for years.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:53 pm (UTC)
i dunno if it's necessarily new taxes. just that all the deductions that we got to take before won't be allowed again this round. so, our returns will be much smaller than before.
forcestrong 31st-Dec-2012 09:54 pm (UTC)
That's not really the most worrying part. At least, not the only worry.

In order to force themselves to make a decision about the tax cuts Bush enacted, which expire very soon, Congress passed a temporary extension that orders cuts to many programs and gov't agencies. The plan was to hurt things both parties want, so they'd be motivated to negotiate a deal before that happens.

This means there are gov't employees who are going to be sent home w/o pay until their funding returns. And the stuff they are supposed to do won't get done, like mailing out Social Security checks to people who depend on them, perhaps. This messes with the economy; consumers with less money to spend, business unwilling to hire because of stalled growth, etc. So we could tumble into another recession if the spending cuts last too long.

So yea, our taxes will go back to what they were pre-Bush. But we risk going back to what things were like in '08-09, which hurts more than not getting a $1,500 refund.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 06:02 pm (UTC)
yeah, im invested because im curious to see which taxes i get to write off
venetianglass 31st-Dec-2012 06:03 pm (UTC)
last i saw, they're probably gonna pass a temporary measure today and then hope for something more long term before that runs out.
therearewords 31st-Dec-2012 06:29 pm (UTC)
I just read that there are "positive sounds" coming from Washington about the subject and that there will be a press conf later.
megisthesex 31st-Dec-2012 06:34 pm (UTC)
yes and its beyond depressing
poop_of_death 31st-Dec-2012 07:09 pm (UTC)
NO I HAVE BEEN LOST! Can you give me the run down?
brucelynn 31st-Dec-2012 05:55 pm (UTC)
Happy New Year OP

thank you for all of your hard work <3 <3 <3 looking forward to being silly with you in 2013

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poop_of_death 31st-Dec-2012 07:12 pm (UTC)
you and OP = my new year homies
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:54 pm (UTC)
HAPPY NEW BEER BABYCAKES! i'll be celebrating on nyc time so we'll be partying together
vehiclesshockme 31st-Dec-2012 05:55 pm (UTC)
I love that so many of these are by or about the President.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:54 pm (UTC)
i wonder if People Mag sees higher mag sales when he's featured?
kiki3291 31st-Dec-2012 05:56 pm (UTC)
I feel like there were a lot better quotes this year, lol.

It's a weird way to calculate the best ones since a lot of these were grouped with not so great ones.

Here for all of Obama-related quotes though.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:55 pm (UTC)
People's standards are pretty PG PG-13, so i know there were better quotes that usually come celeb twitter accounts where they can be unfiltered
showmesara 31st-Dec-2012 05:57 pm (UTC)
Happy New Year! I voted for Ellen's quote.



OT: Getting drunk all by myself, because I can
venetianglass 31st-Dec-2012 06:03 pm (UTC)
i'm outta booze. really want to go out and get more, but i'm expecting a delivery and refuse to leave my apmt until it arrives.
showmesara 31st-Dec-2012 06:18 pm (UTC)
what time do stores close where you're at?

luckily, I stocked up on these beauties:





for_serious13 31st-Dec-2012 08:23 pm (UTC)
i'm doing the same tonight
boweeko 31st-Dec-2012 06:00 pm (UTC)
OBAMA AND JAYZ AND BEYONCE

Also I don't really get why Bon Jovi's is that funny or important.
im_chris_hansen 31st-Dec-2012 08:56 pm (UTC)
i think that week all ontd users in NJ decided to vote? not sure why his vote was so high either.
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