Even the biggest names in showbiz fail to think before opening their mouth (or logging on to Twitter…) Here are some of the best/worst celebrity quotes ever!

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1. ‘No, no, I didn’t go to England; I went to London.’

Paris Hilton – @ParisHilton

2. ‘You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.’

George W Bush

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3. ‘I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman.’

Arnold Schwarzenegger

4. ‘I’d rather smoke crack than eat cheese from a tin.’

Gwyneth Paltrow

5. ‘Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.’

Brooke Shields

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6. ‘I’ve been noticing gravity since I was very young.’

Cameron Diaz

7. ‘Osama bin Laden is the only one who knows what I’m going through.’

R Kelly

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8. ‘I’ve never really wanted to go to Japan, simply because I don’t like eating fish and I know that’s very popular out there in Africa.’

Britney Spears

9. ‘I don’t think there is anything particularly wrong about hitting a woman… An open-handed slap is justified, if all other alternatives fail.’

Sean Connery

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10. ‘There’s an old saying in Tennessee – I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee – that says, fool me once, shame on…shame on you. Fool me – you can’t get fooled again.’

George W Bush

11. ‘WHY is everyone in SUCH a panic about hurricane (I’m calling it Sally)..? Stop projecting negativity! Think positive and pray for peace.’

Lindsay Lohan – @Lindsaylohan

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12. ‘I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don’t know into what religion yet.’

David Beckham

13. ‘Alex was laughing at me earlier because I thought the sun and the moon was the same thing. Turns out they’re not!’

Chantelle Houghton

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14. ‘Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed. I am not a fan of books. I would never want a book’s autograph. I am a proud non-reader of books.’

Kanye West

15. ‘E-mail My Heart is, like, a song everyone can relate to, y’know? Everyone has been doing e-mails and it’s e-mail my heart, so it’s, uh, everyone can relate to that song.’

Britney Spears

16. ‘I need a smart girl so she can be teaching me s**t. I like that kinda s**t it turn me on.’

50 Cent – @50cent

17. ‘They misunderestimated me.’

George W Bush (of course)