Celebrity June 2011 quotes
"I make this apology to my neighbors and my constituents, but I make it particularly to my wife, Huma."
The New York congressman first denied, then admitted to sending lewd photos to several women he met online.
"From now on, you can call me the Big AARP -- Association for the Advancements of Retired Persons."
The multi-nicknamed, 15-time NBA All-Star announced his retirement via Twitter, then followed it up with a crazy press conference
"Emma Frost's THREE mutant powers: Telepathy, Transformation to Solid Diamond and last but not least, Sucking at Acting."
The co-creator of a hugely popular TV show shared his disdain for a famous actress's skills in her latest movie
"We welcome death. Martyrdom is a million times better."
The defiant Libyan leader is refusing to step down despite a NATO military campaign against him and his government.
"He who warned the British that they weren't going to be taking away our arms, by ringing those bells and making sure, as he is riding his horse through town, to send those warning shots and bells, that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free."
The "vacationing" former vice-presidential candidate/governor made her Paul Revere gaffe after visiting a famous landmark.
"This feeling, to be on the best team in the world, it's just undescribable."
The 10-time NBA All-Star finally snagged a championship when his Dallas Mavericks took out the Miami Heat in five games.
"If your prime minister has some kind of spiritual interest, then of course my meeting would be useful. Otherwise, I have nothing to ask him. Also, you see, there's no point to seek advice from him."
Some blamed His Holiness' age when the spiritual leader spoke of Australia's prime minister in the wrong gender.
"It also doesn't line up with the Tracy Morgan I know, who is not a hateful man and is generally much too sleepy and self-centered to ever hurt another person."
Tina Fey -- along with other co-stars and gay and lesbian groups -- condemned the "30 Rock" actor after he told violent, anti-gay jokes in his standup act.
"All the people that were rooting on me to fail, at the end of the day they have to wake up tomorrow and have the same life that they had before they woke up today."
The Miami Heat forward lashed out at a news conference after losing to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals.
"I do not believe that I have harmed anyone -- I feel that I have created an important voice for issues that I feel strongly about."
Tom MacMaster, a 40-year-old married graduate student, pretended to be a lesbian Syrian woman and then faked a criminal act.
"We all have an equal stake in a case that challenges the constitutionality of a restriction on a fundamental right."
Chief U.S. District Judge James Ware rejected a bid to toss out a previous ruling on California's proposition that defined marriage as between only a man and a woman.
"It's sad to see her land for the last time."
Capt. Mark Kelly, who has since announced his retirement, shared his thoughts on piloting the final mission of the space shuttle Endeavour.
"I'm a 23-year-old rock star with no kids! What's up with everybody wanting me to be a parent?"
The pop singer used Twitter to defend herself against criticism of her controversial new music video
"In 1994, James Rosemond hired me to rob Tupac Shakur at the Quad Studio."
Dexter Isaac, serving a life sentence for another crime, admitted to shooting and robbing Shakur
"I was trying to seek out normality, but I kind of have to accept who I am, the position I'm in and what happened."
The "Harry Potter" actress spoke about her struggles attending an Ivy League university.
"All of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's power, money and influence will not stop the truth of what he did to her in that hotel room from coming out."
The lawyer for the woman allegedly assaulted by the former International Monetary Fund chief spoke out after Kahn denied the charges in court.
"The congresswoman and her husband have been looking forward to this day for a very long time."
The Arizona Democrat's communications director told reporters that Giffords was "upbeat" about leaving the hospital five months after she was shot in the head.
''They were here to make trouble, and they succeeded."
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson admonished hockey hooligans who took to the streets after the Canucks' loss in the Stanley Cup finals in Canada.
"There will be a lot of pints of Guinness going down back home. I know a few of my friends will be out partying, and I can't wait to join them."
The 22-year-old golfer from Northern Ireland shattered the U.S. Open record by four strokes in his march to victory.
"I will regret for the rest of my life the pain and the harm that I've caused to others. But I did not break the law."
The former senator and presidential candidate pleaded not guilty to charges he misused campaign funds to cover up an affair.
"His loss is immeasurable, and we are honored and thankful to have known him and had the opportunity to stand beside him for nearly 40 years."
Bruce Springsteen remembered the legendary saxophone player, who died June 18 and gave the eulogy at the "Big Man's" funeral.