Quote of the Day

"Aside from the fact that it's been hugely mean-spirited with mildly sinister undertones, I'd say the vibe of the show has been pretty good so far."—Robert Downey, Jr., at the Golden Globes last night, after host Ricky Gervais introduced him by listing many of Downey's films then adding, "But many of you in this room probably know him best from such facilities as the Betty Ford Clinic and Los Angeles County Jail," which itself followed on the heels of other jokes mocking stars for things like age, weight, and addiction.

[Ricky Gervais, Nasty Trainwreck: One, Two, Three, Four, Five.]

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