Celebrity Bloopers: I Bet They Wish They Didn’t Say That!


“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.”

– Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for a federal anti-smoking campaign.


“So, where’s the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?”

— Christina Aguilera

“If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.”

– Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice President

“Fiction writing is great. You can make up almost anything.”

– Ivana Trump, on finishing her first novel.

“I’m convinced the Beatles are partly responsible for the fall of Communism.”

– Milos Forman, Film director

“When I’m a blonde, I can say the world is purple, and they’ll believe me because they weren’t listening to me.”

– Kylie Bax, Model/Actress, in Stuff magazine.

“The internet is a great way to get on the net.”

– Bob Dole, Republican presidential candidate

“You guys, line up alphabetically by height.”

– Bill Peterson, Florida State football coach

  Britney Spears 10

“I get to go to lots of overseas places, like Canada.”

– Britney Spears, on Blender Magazine (April 2004)

“I think war is a dangerous place.”

– George W. Bush, Washington, D.C. (May 7, 2003)

“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father.”

– Greg Norman, Golfer

“It’s nice, it gives you a feeling of security so that if something breaks we know we can always call a guy over and he’ll bring a drill or something.”

– Brooke Shields, Actress, on why it was is good to live in a co-ed dormitory when she was in college

“Rotarians, be patriotic! Learn to shoot yourself.”

– Gyrator, Chicago Rotary Club journal

“These people haven’t seen the last of my face. If I go down, I’m going down standing up.”

– Chuck Person, NBA Basketball player


“I’m so smart now. Everyone’s always like ‘take your top off’. Sorry, NO! They always want to get that money shot. I’m not stupid.”

– Paris Hilton (December 2003)


I think gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman»

– Arnold Schwarzenegger


“Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can’t help but cry. I mean I’d love to be skinny like that but not with all those flies and death and stuff.”

– Mariah Carey, pop singer

“Predictions are difficult. Especially about the future.”

– Yogi Berra, Baseball player

“My sister’s expecting a baby, and I don’t know if I’m going to be an uncle or an aunt.”

– Chuck Nevitt, basketball player, explaining to his coach why he appeared nervous at practice.

“The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history. I mean in this century’s history. But we all lived in this century. I didn’t live in this century.”

– Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice-President

“And now the sequence of events in no particular order.”

– Dan Rather, television news anchor

“Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.”

– George W Bush, Austin, Texas, Dec. 20, 2000

“The doctors X-rayed my head and found nothing.”

– Dizzy Dean, explaining how he felt after being hit on the head by a ball in the 1934 World Series.

“I was in a no-win situation, so I’m glad that I won rather than lost.”

– Frank Bruno, Boxer

“I have opinions of my own –strong opinions– but I don’t always agree with them.”

– George Bush 


I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first.

– George Rogers, NFL New Orleans Saint RB, when asked about the upcoming season

“I do not like this word “bomb.” It is not a bomb. It is a device that is exploding.”

– Jacques le Blanc, French ambassador on nuclear weapons

“The word ‘genius’ isn’t applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.”

– Joe Theisman, quarterback and sports analyst

“Half this game is ninety percent mental.”

– Danny Ozark, Philadelphia Phillies manager

Be sure and put some of those neutrons on it.”

– Mike Smith, Baseball pitcher, ordering a salad at a restaurant.

“If I sold all my liabilities, I wouldn’t own anything. My wife’s a liability, my kids are liabilities, and I haven’t sold them.”

– Ted Turner, media mogul, on selling off his money losing properties

“They misunderestimated me.”

– George W Bush, Bentonville, Ark., (Nov. 6, 2000)

Linda Evangelista

“I don’t diet. I just don’t eat as much as I’d like to.”

– Linda Evangelista, Supermodel

“Facts are stupid things.”

– Ronald Reagan, Former U.S. President

“What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.”

– Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice President

“That’s just the tip of the ice cube.”

– Neil Hamilton, BBC2

“A bachelor’s life is no life for a single man.”

– Samuel Goldwyn 

“I may be dumb, but I’m not stupid.”

– Terry Bradshaw, Former football player/announcer

“It isn’t pollution that is hurting the environment, it’s the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.”

– Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice-President

I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.

– Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.

“The only happy artist is a dead artist, because only then you can’t change. After I die, I’ll probably come back as a paintbrush.”

– Sylvestor Stallone, Actor


“Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.”

– Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC

Dan Quayle pictures

“We are not ready for an unforeseen event that may or may not occur.”

– Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice President

“Will the highways on the internet become more few?”

– George W Bush, Concord, New Hampshire, (29th January 2000)

“Traditionally, most of Australia’s imports come from overseas.”

– Keppel Enderbery, Former Australian cabinet minister


“There is certainly more in the future now than back in 1964.”

– Roger Daltrey, Singer/Actor

“We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.”

– Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks


“I’ve never really wanted to go to Japan. Simply because I don’t like eating fish. And I know that’s very popular out there in Africa.”

— Britney Spears

“Pitching is 80% of the game. The other half is hitting and fielding.”

– Mickey Rivers, baseball player

“I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.”

– Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice President

“Put the ‘off’ button on.”

– George W. Bush, Associated Press, 14th February 2000


“So Carol, you’re a housewife and mother. And have you got any children?”

– Michael Barrymore

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.”

– Fran Lebowitz, US writer

“We’ve got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?”

– Lee Iacocca, Chairman of the Chrysler corporation

“For NASA, space is still a high priority.”

– Dan Quayle

“He’s a guy who gets up at six o’clock in the morning regardless of what time it is.”

– Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer


“If it weren’t for electricity we’d all be watching television by candlelight.”

– George Gobel

“If only faces could talk…”

– Pat Summerall, Sportscaster, during the Super Bowl

“Every minute was more exciting than the next.”

– Linda Evans, actress

“I’m not anorexic. I’m from Texas. Are there people from Texas that are anorexic? I’ve never heard of one. And that includes me.”

— Jessica Simpson

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Paul Murray is the founder of the LivinginPeace Project. www.livinginpeace.com Paul originally from Australia, but have been living in New Zealand for 14 years. Before that he was in Japan for a decade working as a journalist. He met his wife Sanae in Japan and they married in 2008.
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2 Responses to Celebrity Bloopers: I Bet They Wish They Didn’t Say That!

  1. localbonnie says:

    These were great. Thanks for blogging these… If there had been more (which there were plenty as it is) I would have read them out loud until my man fell asleep to them. lol

    • Thanks localbonnie…sounds like you need a man with a better sense of humour…and more energy!

      The best thing about celebrities is that they keep on churning out great material…so I’ll probably add to the post over time…thanks for your comment.

      Regards from Sunny Karamea,


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