Quotes OF THE WEEK
‘It’s never been a given that the four of us would go on forever. U2 is a fast car, it’s not meant to be cruising.’ Bono, suggesting the band’s days are numbered
‘My missus accused me of having an affair – I kept disappearing and coming back with green on my knees. It was courgette season and I was in the vegetable patch.’ Jamie Oliver, chef
‘Can you imagine being married to the same person for 50 years? 50 years! You’d wake up in the morning and go: “Oh hello, you again.”’ John Cleese, actor, is on his fourth marriage
‘If you use the amount of spray tan I do, you need to scour it off with a kitchen utensil.’ Claudia Winkleman, host of Strictly Come Dancing, admits her look comes at a cost
‘As intrepid republicans and being blessed by one or two great cooks these are the recipes that sustained the Irish negotiating team. It contains some of the best-kept secrets of the Irish peace process’ Gerry Adams, ex-Sinn Féin leader, who has written a new cookery book.
‘You pull your hand away and go “Yuck.”’ Kathleen Turner, actress, says US President Donald Trump’s handshake left her repulsed.
‘As a lifelong beneficiary of the freedom to make jokes about religion, I do think that Boris Johnson’s joke about wearers of the burka resembling letter boxes is a pretty good one.’ Rowan Atkinson, actor and comic, leaps to the defence of Boris Johnson over a controversial article he wrote about the burka