Celebrity Quotes of the Week: A$AP Rocky Speaks on the Death of A$AP Yams

Plus, words from Tamar Braxton and Cissy Houston.


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A$AP Rocky on his reaction to A$AP Yams's death: - "I just look at his face. I look at [A$AP] Lou. You could just tell. We knew. I was scared. I was wilding on everybody, like, 'Who let him do drugs?,' even though you can't blame nobody."(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for GQ)


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Tamar Braxton on being bullied by K. Michelle about her looks: - "A particular person started saying that I looked like a Muppet. And people say it so much that sometimes I start to believe it. And so I even asked Vince, 'Do I look like a Muppet?' And he’s like, 'Absolutely not.' But this person has the whole world calling me that. And it’s just so devastating because it takes me back to high school and there’s nothing I can do about it."(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


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Cissy Houston on Bobbi Kristina's current health: - "She’s the same. We’ve moved her now to a place for rehabilitation. But you know, still not a great deal of hope. We’re praying. I don’t pray like that. I give it to God one time because I know He’s able. And I cannot change a thing."(Photo: Jason Winslow / Splash News)


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T-Pain on his new collaboration with Aaliyah: - "I actually have Aaliyah on a song… These are vocals people never heard before… They were actually doing an Aaliyah album a few years ago. They told me to do two songs and I could pick one to keep."(Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)


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Raven-Symoné speaks again on First Lady Michelle Obama's appearance: - "I do know that a lot of people I know have animal traits. I think Michelle Obama looks like a little cat.”(Photo: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)


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Kerry Washington on the Black and LGBT communities being allies: - "We can't say that we believe in each other's fundamental humanity and then turn a blind eye to the reality of each others' existence and the truth of each other's hearts. We must be allies. And we must be allies in this business because to be represented is to be humanized.”(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GLAAD)


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Trina on her beauty must-haves: - “I’m an eyelash fanatic. I love lashes... There are so many different pairs to choose from that give the eyes so many different types of looks, which is actually amazing. I have already found my favorite pair.”(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)


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T.I. on his new project: - “It’s trap music, and it’s called Trap’s Open.”(Photo: Prince Williams/WireImage)


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Serena Williams on being lonely despite her success: - “It’s hard and lonely at the top. That’s why it’s so fun to have Caroline and my sister too. You’re a target when you’re number one. Everyone wants to beat you. Everyone talks behind your back, and you get a lot more criticism. God forbid I lose. It’s like, ‘Why?’ Well, I am human.”(Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)


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Big Sean on regretting releasing Detroit before his sophomore album: - “I f**ked up. It was all a learning process, I’m proud of everything I’ve done... Detroit was like a really good body of work. I consider it an album.”(Photo: Rahav Segev/Getty Images for Connected Ventures)


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Michel'le on being physically abused by Dr. Dre: - “I had five black eyes, I have a cracked rib, I have scars that are just amazing. It was normal. Everybody that knew, it was the norm. When he gave me my very first black eye, we laid in the bed and cried. He was crying and I was crying because I was in shock, hurt and in pain.”(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)


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June Ambrose on building her business: - "I started with turbans, then glasses, and now I’ve moved into shoes, apparel and bags. I had to build my business; it definitely didn’t happen overnight.”(Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty Images)