Celebrities can inspire us and make us laugh. But they also have a knack of putting their foot in their mouths and some can even incense us with their ridiculous comments. Here are a few of our favorite funny and outrageous celebrity quotes of 2014.
2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts
“The only KKK to ever let black men in.” Khloe Kardashian’s off-color joke falls flat in November 2014.
Diane Von Furstenberg’s Journey Of A Dress Exhibition Opening Celebration – Inside
“It’s much harder for me… I think it’s different when you have an office job, because it’s routine… I think to have a regular job and be a mom is not as, of course there are challenges, but it’s not like being on set.” Gwyneth Paltrow on being a working mother March 2014.
Cameron Diaz Book Signing For “The Body Book”
“There is a purpose for it....” Cameron Diaz on women having pubic hair, April 2014.
Seth Rogen Visits “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”
“All jokes aside, Justin Bieber is a piece of s**t.” Seth Rogen tweets about the “Baby” singer in January 2014.
Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Presented By The Entertainment Industry Foundation And Event Chairs Jim Toth And Reese Witherspoon Benefiting Stand Up To Cancer – Inside
“We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner.” Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announce their separation on the Oscar-winner’s website, Goop in March 2014.
“Orange Is The New Black” Season 2 Photocall
“Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles?” Jason Biggs’ tweet shortly after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down in the Ukraine in July 2014.
CHIME FOR CHANGE One-Year Anniversary Event Hosted By Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini And T Magazine Editor-In-Chief Deborah Needleman – Arrivals
2014 Billboard Music Awards – Arrivals
Robin Thicke Performs At EXPRESS Times Square Grand Opening Event
“I was high on vicodin and alcohol when I showed up at the studio… By the time, nine months later, it became a huge hit and I wanted credit… But the reality is…Pharrell had the beat and he wrote almost every single part of the song.” Robin Thicke claims he lied about writing his mega hit “Blurred Lines” in court documents revealed in September 2014.
Ocean Liner Dinner Hosted By Anthony Bourdain, Frederic Morin, David McMillan, Andrew Carmellini, Eric Ripert, Daniel Boulud And Francois Payard – Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival
“She just needs to be quiet. She’s a movie star. If she were confident in her acting she wouldn’t be trying to be Martha Stewart.” Martha Stewart takes aim at rival, Gwyneth Paltrow in September 2014.
23rd Annual NAACP Theatre Awards – Arrivals
“I don’t want to be labeled gay. I want to be labeled a human who loves humans. I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American. I’m not an African-American.” Raven-Symoné on her distaste for labels, October 2014.
‘John Travolta’ Photocall – The 39th Deauville Film Festival
“DuJour Magazine’s Haley & Jason Binn Host Dee & Tommy Hilfiger, Tony Shafrazi To Honor Artist Marc Quinn With Special Guest DJ Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor”
Selected Shorts Hosted By BD Wong
"Can you stay out of trouble, Alexander…? Be a good boy from now on.” Judge John DeLury asks Alec Baldwin to keep his nose clean and stop causing trouble on the streets of New York during the actor’s court appearance in July 2014.
ASCAP Rhythm And Soul 3rd Annual Atlanta Legends Dinner Honoring Antonio “L.A.” Reid
“If someone passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! So WITH implies consent…People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!” CeeLo Green – who was found not guilty of sexual assault, but pled no contest to giving a woman the drug Ecstasy – gives his Twitter followers his opinion on the definition of rape in September 2014.
69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
“Celebrities, make it harder for hackers to get nude pics of you from your computer by not putting nude pics of yourself on your computer.” Ricky Gervais tweets his opinion the celebrity nude photo leak in September 2014.
2014 Billboard Music Awards – Show
“Buying my album for $12 doesn’t mean you get to finger me when I come to your city.” Iggy Azalea on why she has stopped crowd surfing at her shows, April 2014.
Celebrity Sightings In New York City – March 13, 2014
“Meditation In Education” Global Outreach Campaign
“@realDonaldTrump are you drunk when you write these tweets? Or does that foam you spray on your bald head make you high?” Brand responds to Trump’s insult in October 2014.
56th Annual GRAMMY Awards – Arrivals
“We have got to pull an inter-friend-tion with my girl Karrueche, because I don’t know about this back and forth that she got going with my man Chris Brown.” Tamar Braxton suggests Chris Brown’s on-off girlfriend Karrueche Tran reexamine her relationship with the R&B singer, November 2014.
President Obama Speaks At The National Action Network Awards Gala
.“He says ‘Pull your pants up black people I was on TV in the ‘80s. I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom’. Yeah, but you rape women Bill Cosby so that’s what brings you down a couple of notches.” Comedian Hannibal Buress reignites allegations that the beloved actor sexually assaulted women, October 2014.
2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards – Arrivals
“He has the most beautiful penis I’ve ever seen in my life…The size is perfect… It fits my vagina perfectly and hits the spots right.” Jenny McCarthy on why she and husband Donnie Wahlberg are the perfect match. October 2014.
Today – Season 62
Well, don’t retreat. You reload with truth, which I know is an endangered species at 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue anyway.” Sarah Palin forgets that the White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in a September 2014 speech.
Elle Style Awards 2014 – Red Carpet Arrivals
.“Watch out for the Regina George in sheep’s clothing…” Katy Perry makes a reference to the movie Mean Girls in a tweet that was a thinly veiled response to Taylor Swift’s Rolling Stone interview in September 2014.
Obama Travels To Connecticut To Advocate Passing Of Stricter Gun Laws
Sports Illustrated Hosts Club SI Swimsuit At LIV Nightclub Fontainebleau Miami Beach – Arrivals
“Active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in America, Wednesday.” Model Chrissy Teigen’s tweet about the Ontario gun shooting in October 2014.
Elie Tahari – Presentation – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014
“Oh, well, if Selena said that! Let’s see if she can spell ‘Palestinian’.” Shortly before her sudden death Joan Rivers mocks singer Selena Gomez for posting “Pray for Gaza” on her Instagram page, July 2014.
Burberry Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2014 – Arrivals
“CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, f**k you! Y’all are sad for penalizing me for this.” Rihanna tells CBS what she really feels about them pulling the broadcast of her song during the broadcast of Thursday Night Football at the height of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal in September 2014.
2011 Summer TCA Tour – Day 2
“It’s the only religion that acts like the Mafia that will f**king kill you if say the wrong thing, draw the wrong picture or write the wrong book.” Bill Maher does his best to improve religious tolerance and quell Islamphobia on his HBO show in October 2014.
Celebrity Sightings – Bauer-Griffin – 2012
“Mel Gibson is in a town that’s run by Jews and he said the wrong thing because he’s actually bitten the hand that I guess has fed him – and doesn’t need to feed him anymore because he’s got enough dough.” Gary Oldman got himself into hot water for apparently defending Mel Gibson’s 2006 anti-Semitic comments, June 2014.
Todd Bridges Book Signing
“A Time To Kill” Broadway Opening Night – Arrivals & Curtain Call
“We have prisons now filled with guys my age – 60-year-old white men…who’ve never harmed anybody, would never touch a child. But they got online one night and started surfing around, probably had too much to drink…pushed the wrong buttons, went too far and got into child porn.” Author John Grisham on why he thinks not all men who come across child pornography deserve to be in prison, October 2014. He later apologized, "Anyone who harms a child for profit or pleasure, or who in any way participates in child pornography -- online or otherwise -- should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. My comments made two days ago during an interview with the British newspaper The Telegraph were in no way intended to show sympathy for those convicted of sex crimes, especially the sexual molestation of children. I can think of nothing more despicable. I regret having made these comments, and apologize to all."
YouTube Music Awards 2013 – Backstage
“Bitch, I’ll punch Lana Del Rey right in the face twice, like Ray Rice in broad daylight, in the plain sight of the elevator surveillance till her head is banging on the railing, then celebrate with the Ravens.” Eminem lays on the charm while freestyle rapping in November 2014.
“Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala – Arrivals
“I took to bribing her for time and affection…I’d give her three pieces of candy if I could kiss her on the lips for just five seconds…basically anything a sexual predator might do to woo a small suburban girl, I was trying.” In her book Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham reveals how she tried to get her baby sister Grace to like her, September 2014. She explained, "What I really wanted, beyond affection, was to feel that she needed me, that she was helpless without her big sister leading her through the world."
“Top six things Blue Ivy thought about the VMAs…’I really did wake up like this because my parents never combed my hair’.” A BET scriptwriter’s joke about Beyoncé and Jay Z’s baby led to outrage when Karreuche Tran read it out on 106 & Park in August 2014.
The Royal Family Attend Christmas Day Service At Sandringham
“I can’t wait to see my brother suffer more.” Prince Harry joked about the news that his sister-in-law Kate Middleton is pregnant again, September 2014.
BET AWARDS ’14 – Show
“I don’t care if Scarlett Johansson is buck naked on the 89th floor in a plate of ribs, I’m not going in there.” Chris Rock tells the Saturday Night Live audience why he refuses to go into New York’s Freedom Tower, November 2014.
Piaget Presents The Premiere Of Fox Searchlight Pictures’ “The East” – Arrivals
“I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission.” Actress Ellen Page comes out at the Time To THRIVE conference in Las Vegas in February 2014.
Music Industry Trust Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals
Twerking is not feminism.” Singer Annie Lennox takes aim at overtly sexual pop stars who call themselves feminists, October 2014.