Celebrity Quotes of the Week: Terrence Howard 'Lost His Mind' on His Ex-Wife and Slapped Her

Plus, words from Rihanna and Lee Daniels.

Terrence Howard explains what really went down when he hit his ex-wife: - "She was talking to me real strong, and I lost my mind and slapped her in front of the kids... Her lawyer said it was a closed fist, but even slapping her was wrong.”(Photo: Steven Henry/Getty Images for SAKS Fifth Avenue)

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Terrence Howard explains what really went down when he hit his ex-wife: - "She was talking to me real strong, and I lost my mind and slapped her in front of the kids... Her lawyer said it was a closed fist, but even slapping her was wrong.”(Photo: Steven Henry/Getty Images for SAKS Fifth Avenue)

Lee Daniels has Terrence Howard's back in the midst of all of the abuse allegations: - "[Terrence] ain't done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn, and all of a sudden he's some f***n' demon. That's a sign of the time, of race, of where we are right now in America.”(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)

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Lee Daniels has Terrence Howard's back in the midst of all of the abuse allegations: - "[Terrence] ain't done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn, and all of a sudden he's some f***n' demon. That's a sign of the time, of race, of where we are right now in America.”(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)

T.I. is done cleaning Iggy Azalea's messes: - "I'ma be all the way real: I'm a loyal partner. If I rock with you, I'm gon' rock with you. If we right, wrong, we'll discuss that in the car... That's just how I am. Right now, I'm going to block the bullets, now go. Now when I say, 'Go,' [really] go. Don't stand around and talk while I'm blocking bullets. You slowing me down.”(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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T.I. is done cleaning Iggy Azalea's messes: - "I'ma be all the way real: I'm a loyal partner. If I rock with you, I'm gon' rock with you. If we right, wrong, we'll discuss that in the car... That's just how I am. Right now, I'm going to block the bullets, now go. Now when I say, 'Go,' [really] go. Don't stand around and talk while I'm blocking bullets. You slowing me down.”(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Rihanna says her album still isn't finished because she's waiting on that good ol' Kanye West collab: - “It’s not done. To me it’s never done until it’s done. Until the final moment… Now we [Kanye and I] just have to wait to get back in the studio together. His schedule and mine are totally opposite right now, but I think this month we’ll be back in the studio.”(Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

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Rihanna says her album still isn't finished because she's waiting on that good ol' Kanye West collab: - “It’s not done. To me it’s never done until it’s done. Until the final moment… Now we [Kanye and I] just have to wait to get back in the studio together. His schedule and mine are totally opposite right now, but I think this month we’ll be back in the studio.”(Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Ciara admits that being celibate with Russell Wilson isn't easy: - “It’s so many great things about him that keep me intrigued that I’m so good at the base of what we’re creating right now… It’s hard, now, and then the muscles and all that stuff…. You just can’t do the home run.”(Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)

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Ciara admits that being celibate with Russell Wilson isn't easy: - “It’s so many great things about him that keep me intrigued that I’m so good at the base of what we’re creating right now… It’s hard, now, and then the muscles and all that stuff…. You just can’t do the home run.”(Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)

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Common isn't a fan of all of the media coverage that Donald Trump is getting: - "I feel like the integrity of the media is gone in many areas because when you choose to be like, 'We're going to show Donald Trump because we know it's about numbers,' it's like, where is the integrity of the journalists who know and will challenge these thoughts so that the American people can see truth and really have a good opportunity?"(Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images)

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Common isn't a fan of all of the media coverage that Donald Trump is getting: - "I feel like the integrity of the media is gone in many areas because when you choose to be like, 'We're going to show Donald Trump because we know it's about numbers,' it's like, where is the integrity of the journalists who know and will challenge these thoughts so that the American people can see truth and really have a good opportunity?"(Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images)

Despite breaking off their engagement, Adrienne Bailon will always have love for her ex-fiancé, Lenny Santiago: - "I am, of course, sad that things didn't go as we planned, but we still remain close friends. Six years is a long time to be together, but we had to make the decision to go with our hearts and not be embarrassed or afraid of change. He absolutely helped make me a better person and I will forever cherish the time we shared together.”(Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Women's Health)

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Despite breaking off their engagement, Adrienne Bailon will always have love for her ex-fiancé, Lenny Santiago: - "I am, of course, sad that things didn't go as we planned, but we still remain close friends. Six years is a long time to be together, but we had to make the decision to go with our hearts and not be embarrassed or afraid of change. He absolutely helped make me a better person and I will forever cherish the time we shared together.”(Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Women's Health)

Aubrey O'Day breaks down what really caused Danity Kane's demise: - “The problem with Danity Kane is everybody wanted to play everybody’s role, and when you’re in a group like that, that can’t survive — everybody can’t be Kobe on the team. A quarterback cannot decide tomorrow to say, ‘I’m gonna be a wide receiver.’ He might be a really great runner, but when it’s time to get this championship ring, everybody has to play a part.”(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Aubrey O'Day breaks down what really caused Danity Kane's demise: - “The problem with Danity Kane is everybody wanted to play everybody’s role, and when you’re in a group like that, that can’t survive — everybody can’t be Kobe on the team. A quarterback cannot decide tomorrow to say, ‘I’m gonna be a wide receiver.’ He might be a really great runner, but when it’s time to get this championship ring, everybody has to play a part.”(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Lil Wayne told Drake early on in his career to never change his sound: - “I was the one to tell him: ‘Don’t change anything. Don’t think ‘cuz you coming over here by me you gotta start rapping about the things I rap about, don’t do none of that. Please rap about your little TV show, whatever you wanna rap about. Rap about girls…that’s what you’re good at.'"(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Lil Wayne told Drake early on in his career to never change his sound: - “I was the one to tell him: ‘Don’t change anything. Don’t think ‘cuz you coming over here by me you gotta start rapping about the things I rap about, don’t do none of that. Please rap about your little TV show, whatever you wanna rap about. Rap about girls…that’s what you’re good at.'"(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Wendy Williams said that synthetic marijuana almost killed her son: - "Our son was made exposed to synthetic marijuana. He was exposed by a loved one who he looked up to. It’s one of those pens where you don't see the smoke and you don't smell anything... I was duped. Our kid had been smoking this mess. He got turned out...to the point where he went off the rails for a moment."(Photo: Andrew Toth/Getty Images)

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Wendy Williams said that synthetic marijuana almost killed her son: - "Our son was made exposed to synthetic marijuana. He was exposed by a loved one who he looked up to. It’s one of those pens where you don't see the smoke and you don't smell anything... I was duped. Our kid had been smoking this mess. He got turned out...to the point where he went off the rails for a moment."(Photo: Andrew Toth/Getty Images)

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Anna Wintour has some high praises for Beyoncé covering the coveted September issue of Vogue: - “I think that Beyoncé is every woman. She’s super-woman, she’s an extraordinary business woman, she’s a force of fashion....  Looking at this issue [with Beyoncé] made me very proud of how far we’ve come and how much things have changed.”(Photo: Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images, Vogue Magazine, September 2015)

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Anna Wintour has some high praises for Beyoncé covering the coveted September issue of Vogue: - “I think that Beyoncé is every woman. She’s super-woman, she’s an extraordinary business woman, she’s a force of fashion....  Looking at this issue [with Beyoncé] made me very proud of how far we’ve come and how much things have changed.”(Photo: Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images, Vogue Magazine, September 2015)

Gabrielle Union is over the shame that comes with women choosing a career over motherhood: - “So far, it has not happened for us. A lot of my friends deal with this. There’s a certain amount of shame that is placed on women who have perhaps chosen a career over starting a family younger. The penance for being a career woman is barrenness. You feel like you’re wearing a scarlet letter.”(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

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Gabrielle Union is over the shame that comes with women choosing a career over motherhood: - “So far, it has not happened for us. A lot of my friends deal with this. There’s a certain amount of shame that is placed on women who have perhaps chosen a career over starting a family younger. The penance for being a career woman is barrenness. You feel like you’re wearing a scarlet letter.”(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)