QUOTES of the week
‘Why is he not here? There isn’t one law for the famous and one for the rest of the community.’ Mr Justice Mostyn criticises TV star Ant McPartlin for missing a divorce case hearing. ‘If life dey show you pepper; my guy make pepper soup.’ Prince Charles drops the Queen’s English for pidgin during a trip to Nigeria – it means ‘always look on the bright side of life’. ‘You released a doctored video – actual fake news.’ CNN executive Matt Dornic hits out at White House press chief Sarah Sanders after film showing its reporter’s clash with an intern was altered. ‘I’ve always been Granny Spice with biscuits in my handbag.’ Geri Horner ditches her Ginger Spice nickname as the band reunites for a UK tour. ‘I don’t want prayers, I don’t want thoughts. I want gun control.’ Susan Orfanos, after her son was among those shot dead at a Californian bar. ‘Gulp!’ Tory MP Nicky Morgan’s reaction after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said that he ‘hadn’t quite understood’ how reliant UK trade was on the Dover-Calais route. ‘I know my Trotskyites well and I know you don’t want to be invested in the UK if a Trotskyite is Prime Minister.’ Financier Steve Eisman warns of a crisis if Jeremy Corbyn makes it to No10. ‘We live in a time when you can change your name and gender. Why can’t I decide my age?’ Emile Ratelband, 69, who wants to officially become 20 years younger due to discrimination. ‘If it looks like I’m tired, I am. If it looks like I have no make-up on, I don’t. If this is the fifth time you’ve seen me in this dress, deal with it.’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before making history by becoming, aged 29, the youngest woman elected to Congress.