Celebrity Quotes of the Week: Maia Campbell Responds to LL Cool J

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Celebrity Quotes of the Week: Maia Campbell Responds to LL Cool J

Plus, words from Whoopi Goldberg, Jay-Z and more.

Published July 14, 2017

It's been an eventful week for celebrities, from Blac Chyna's mom weighing in on her daughter's drama with Rob Kardashian to Idris Elba dishing on marriage.

See what some of your favorite famous faces had to say below:

  1. Maia Campbell responds to LL Cool J’s offer to help:

    "Hey Todd, look bro, I love you. I don't need help. I just need a benefit concert for mental health. Don't DM me, it's really me and this is Darryl.”

    Maia Campbell during Jamie Foster Hosts Sister 2 Sister Magazine 16th Anniversary at Crobar in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
    (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
  2. Jay-Z admits that fixing his relationship with Beyoncé was harder than growing up in the Marcy projects and being shot at:

    “We had to go to a point where it was like, ‘Tear this down and let’s start from the beginning.’ It’s hard. Remember, I’m from Marcy Projects. [Been] shot at. Nothing is harder than this. By far, I’m telling you, it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Most humans, us, we’re not willing to put ourselves through that. Most people give up.”

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20:  Rapper Jay-Z performs onstage during TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 20, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL)
    (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL)
  3. Whoopi Goldberg reads Deray McKesson for assumption about 'Planet of the Apes' movie:

    "DeRay, you need to go back and watch the 1968 original and check out what the apes were wearing. This has nothing to do with you. This was a movie about what happens when mankind doesn't pay attention to environment, to how we treat animals and each other... Get over yourself!"

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19:  Whoopi Goldberg attends the Tribeca Film Festival 2013 portrait studio on April 19, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
  4. Blac Chyna’s mother says she’s going to tell her side of the Chyna/Rob situation:

    "I'm gonna be sending a video out on social media 'bout Rob and Chyna, the Kardashians, the lawyers, which will be Ms. [Lisa] Bloom as well as Rob Shapiro. I’m gonna speak on everything that's going on. I'm gonna give my opinion. I'm gonna give facts. Why? Because I'm Dream's grandmother, Chyna's mother, King Cairo's grandmother and Rob Kardashian's ex-mother in law to be."

    071317-Celebs-Celeb-Quotes-of-the-Week-Shalana-Hunter (Photo: Shalana Hunter via Instagram)
    (Photo: Shalana Hunter via Instagram)
  5. Idris Elba doesn’t think he’s going to remarry:

    "Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don't think so. Yeah, I don't think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts. And I've done it. It's not for everybody. It's not my life's calling."

    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 13:  Idris Elba attends the Idris Elba & Purdey's campaign launch event at Soho House on May 13, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo: David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Britvic)
    (Photo: David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Britvic)
  6. Jesse Williams speaks out on his failed marriage:

    "I was in a relationship 13 years, 13 real years, not five years, not seven years — 13 years. All of a sudden, motherf**kers are writing thinkpieces that I somehow threw [away] a 13-year relationship. Like, the most painful experience I've had in my life, like, with a person I've loved with all of my heart — that I threw a person and my family in the trash because a girl I work with is cute."

    PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 22:  Jesse Williams attends  the Kenzo Menswear Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 22, 2017 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Francois G. Durand/WireImage)
    (Photo: Francois G. Durand/WireImage)
  7. Jada Pinkett-Smith speaks out on 'All Eyez on Me':

    “If you’re going to say you’re honoring a man’s legacy, then honor his legacy. And if you don’t have the story, FALL BACK until you do.”

  8. Jayson Williams talks about life after limo driver shooting:

    “I take accountability for that. If you go to movies, you see a gun go off, you see something all the time that knocks you to your feet. I accidentally took somebody’s life and for the rest of [my] life [I] have to live with that.”

  9. Blac Chyna responds to those who say she’s riding the Kardashians’ coat tails:

    "I was Blac Chyna before I was with Rob."

  10. Wendy Williams addresses rumor that Kim Kardashian is mad at her about her coverage of her brother’s drama with Blac Chyna:

    "Kim, don't be mad at me. We have to call a spade a spade."

  11. Dr. Dre apologizes for brutally attacking Dee Barnes:

    "Any man that puts his hands on a female is a f**king idiot. He's out of his f**king mind, and I was out of my f**king mind at the time. I f**ked up, I paid for it, I'm sorry for it and I apologize for it."

    LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10:  Rapper Dr. Dre appears at the after party for the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "Straight Outta Compton" at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Written by John Justice

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