mattchew03 (mattchew03) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

It's Time for Notable Quotables! / FFAO POST TO DISCUSS OPENING CEREMONY

PEOPLE Photo Special -- The Week's 10 Best Celeb Quotes    

Eva embraces her inner Donna Reed, plus more from Madonna, Brad Pitt and other stars...  

"If those little girls slept with as many men as they say in the tabloids, why, their little butts would have more fingerprints than the FBI!"
Dolly Parton, garnering sympathy for frequent subjects of tabloid fodder, Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan, during a performance at L.A.'s Greek Theatre

"Fall fashion seemed like a good time as opposed to the summer swimsuit issue, where'd I'd have to go on a fast for a couple of months and get a crystal meth addiction. Ah! See! Now a meth quote is going to be everywhere. Now you have your story."
Neil Patrick Harris, illustrating the caution he takes when choosing photo spreads – and his words, to Out  magazine

"I'm a 1950s housewife. I love baking. I love sewing, being home with Tony."
Eva Longoria Parker, describing her domestic life with husband Tony Parker, to Latina magazine  

"You can take the girl out of Michigan but you can't take Michigan out of the girl."
Madonna, addressing her home state at the Fourth Annual Traverse City Film Festival, where the singer screened her documentary I Am Because We Are

"There are a few highway patrolmen around Phoenix who know me pretty well."
– Wife of the Republican presidential candidate John McCain and trained racecar driver Cindy McCain, on her well-known "lead foot," to PEOPLE at the NASCAR Pocono 500

"It gets a little crowded at the bar."
Brad Pitt, pointing out Angelina Jolie's difficulty in trying to breastfeed the couple's newborn twins simultaneously, to PEOPLE

"See you at the debate, bitches!"
Paris Hilton, responding to John McCain's presidential campaign ad with a spoof video of her own, on

"I feel like I'm still a teenager because I'm perpetually in high school."
– 23-year-old Chace Crawford, who was named choice breakout actor for his role as one of Gossip Girl's privileged prep-schoolers, at Teen Choice 2008

"It's actually on my calling card. I say 'Hello, nice to meet you, I'm a one-of-a-kind fashion icon.'"
Brooke Shields, on being named as a "One of a Kind Fashion Icon" on the invitation for a party in her honor, according to

"I'm like . . . 'Alright, just give me the tongue, give me the tongue. We'll go to lunch after this. Come on Javier, give it to me.'"
Scarlett Johansson, downplaying the steamy kissing scenes with Vicky Cristina Barcelona costar Javier Bardem, to Entertainment Tonight Canada


And now for a ~bonus~ 11th non-celebrity quote:

"Oh my effing God, is this thing for real? Wait, that's an LED screen? That's not projected on -- holy shit, it's rolling up! OMG what the hell are all these mechanical boxes. OMG PINK FLOWERS ARE COMING OUT OF THEM HOW DID THEY ENGINEER THAT? Wait, it was... people in the boxes? PEOPLE?! SOYLENT GREEN IS PEOPLE? ... There were thousands of smiling Chinese men in those boxes? HOW THE FUUUUUUUUU..."
-- mattchew03, feeling amazed/perplexed/shocked/awed/intimidated/dizzy while watching the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympic Games, tonight on his couch in West Michigan


And with that, my fellow ONTDers, it's time for the first "Free For All Olympics" (FFAO) post of the next 17 days!

Feel free to discuss the opening ceremony (OMFG), the Games in general, the events you're looking forward to, the athletes you drool over, your thoughts on the controversy related to China being chosen to host the Olympics this year, your childhood memories of gymnastics at the YMCA, or whatever else comes to your mind. :)


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Let the games begin!

Note: For those of you that missed the opening ceremony when it first aired earlier tonight, it will be on again on NBC starting at 2:30 AM EDT, about an hour from now. (Technically, it starts at 2:39 AM).

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