Compiled by ‘Ifreke Inyang
Who said what last week?
“I would deny it. There is no racism… We are in a game, and at the end of the game, we shake hands… On the field of play sometimes you say something that is not very correct, but then at the end of the game you have the next game where you can behave better.”
Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA, responding to a question during an interview with a CNN reporter.
“I want to share this with all my tweEVEs!! All of u who hv stood by me thru the yrs and said Aye! Wr others hv said Nah. I give all the glory to God Almighty; but want to especially dedicate this medal to YOU. U rock! Xx.”
Genevieve Nnaji’s tweet last week, after she was honoured with an MFR (Member of the Federal Republic) by the Nigerin President.
“After 25 years I got myself out of the studio chairs. I moved into the next chapter, and I am having more fun than ever – moving around the country and the world talking to people I’m really interested in getting to know and I think viewers will be, too.”
A statement released by Oprah Winfrey announcing her return to the small screen with a new show called Oprah’s Next Chapter.
“Providing – that’s not love. Being there – that’s more important. We see that with all these rich socialites. They’re crying out for attention; they’re hurting for love. I’m not being judgmental, I’m just making an observation.”
Jay-Z speaking with America’s GQ magazine on his plans to be a hands-on dad. His own father walked out on him when he was only 11.
“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have decided to end my six-year marriage to Ashton. As a woman, a mother and a wife there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life. This is a trying time for me and my family, and so I would ask for the same compassion and privacy that you would give to anyone going through a similar situation.”
Demi Moore announcing the end of her marriage to Ashton Kitcher. Their last minute attempts to save the union did not work out.