From Dateline NBC (im_chris_hansen) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
From Dateline NBC

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)


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

March 9th:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"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:


"…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:


"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:


"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

Which celeb had THE BEST QUOTE OF 2012!

Omarosa and RIP Michael Clarke Duncan
New British Baby, Y'All!
President Barack Obama
Reese Witherspoon
President Barack Obama, Jay-Z and Beyonce
Jimmy Kimmel to President Barack Obama
Ellen NoPantseres
Silver Foxxx

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!
Tags: list, ontd, quotes of the week, year in review

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