“I always considered myself a woman who sings her heart out and who gives 120 percent. ‘Diva’ is a word that I wouldn’t wanna call myself because it’s so loosely used. […] All these little heifers who can’t sing are called divas!”
— Grammy Hall of Famer Patti LaBelle revealing why she’s no longer a “diva” with a finger pointed towards a newer generation of singers.
The New Reign
“Since the Victorians, the royals have had a glamorous and imperial air and I don’t think that will exist when William gets to the throne, while Catherine will be not quite mumsy, but dull. I think the gloss is wearing off her now.”
— Historian Christopher Lee dismissing Wills and Kate for being “dull” and “inoffensive” celebs.
“Congresswoman Harman, let me interrupt you for just a moment. We’ve got some breaking news out of Miami—stand by if you will. Right now in Miami, Justin Bieber has been arrested on a number of charges including resisting arrest and driving under the influence. He’s appearing now before the huge for his bond hearing, let’s watch.”
— MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell abruptly interrupting California Congresswoman Jane Harman‘s discussion on NSA’s data collection practices with breaking Justin Bieber news.
“I’m on the porn diet. I am blessed to work out at a gym that has a lot of adult-entertainment actresses, a lot of porn gals. I’ll follow them to—like, the gyms have the juice bar—and I watch and see what they’re ordering.”
— Gabrielle Union telling Conan O’Brien about her latest dietary regimen.
“Gmail was down 2:03pm-2:21pm Friday Jan. 24, 2014 Never Forget”
— Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew), just getting in on the Twitter conversation re: today’s gmail outage. Another Buzzfeed insider reaction we loved: “the gmail free public beta is OVER” tweeted by editor John Herrman (@jwherrman).