Celebrity Quotes of the Week: Wendy Williams Defends Aaliyah Biopic

Plus, words from Tina Knowles and Dave Chappelle.

Wendy Williams defends Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic despite massive backlash: - "I see my Aaliyah movie broke the Internet this weekend... Whether you loved or hated, you watched. It was the second highest rated movie on all of cable this year."(Photos from left: D Dipasupil/Getty Images, All Access Photo / Splash News)

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Wendy Williams defends Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic despite massive backlash: - "I see my Aaliyah movie broke the Internet this weekend... Whether you loved or hated, you watched. It was the second highest rated movie on all of cable this year."(Photos from left: D Dipasupil/Getty Images, All Access Photo / Splash News)

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Kenya Moore Attempts to Make Amends - Kenya Moore felt so guilty for canceling an appearance at a Detroit high school twice, that she wrote them a check for $20,000. She made a show of it by posting the photo of herself holding the check on Instagram.   (Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

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Kenya Moore responds to critics who claim that Real Housewives of Atlanta is bad for Black women: - "It's empty rhetoric because if you look at the leads on television shows such as Kerry Washington, she's having an affair with a married man. If you look at Viola Davis in How to Get Away With Murder, she's having an affair on her husband, so what is the standard that you're looking at to compare us to?" (Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

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Vogue's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, gives Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a backhanded compliment: - "If we just remain deeply tasteful and just put deeply tasteful people on the cover, it would be a rather boring magazine! Nobody would talk about us. It's very important that people do talk about us."(Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Burberry)

Tina Knowles - Mama Knowles serves a coral matte pout and pin-straight locks to perfection.   (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)

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Tina Knowles on Beyoncé helping Solange recover from hives on her wedding day: - "She [Solange] was dancing so hard, I think she just got overheated... [Beyoncé] took her back to the hotel and gave her Benadryl and cortisone creams. She took a shower and in two hours, showed up at the reception and did the dance with her son and just had a ball."(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)

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Rihanna on her highly anticipated upcoming album: - "I can't give you any hints of when it will drop. It's going to be great. That's all I'm going to tell you, and I'm excited about it."(Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

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Lil Wayne's thoughts on Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" music video: - "I don't have a few words. I got a few letters... 'OMG.'"(Photo: Jessica Alexander/Future Image/WENN.com)

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Lil Wayne's thoughts on Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" music video: - "I don't have a few words. I got a few letters... 'OMG.'"(Photo: Jessica Alexander/Future Image/WENN.com)

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Luke James on how he and girlfriend Jessie J connected: - "How [it happened] was fate and it is absolutely amazing. That's my best friend. She's definitely my crush... I'm just grateful to be able to have that."(Photo: Brad Barket/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Luke James on how he and girlfriend Jessie J connected: - "How [it happened] was fate and it is absolutely amazing. That's my best friend. She's definitely my crush... I'm just grateful to be able to have that."(Photo: Brad Barket/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Dave Chappelle defends Donald Sterling in new GQ interview: - "Ultimately, I don't think he should have lost his team. I don't like the idea that someone could record a secret conversation and that a person could lose their assets from that, even though I think what he said was awful."(Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Willow Smith, @OfficialWillow - Tweet: "kids are constantly told they have to be validated by an outside source, in school at home ect."A couple weeks ago, Willow Smith caused a big frenzy when a picture of her lying in bed with a shirtless 20-year-old Moises Arias hit the net. The flick was deemed inappropriate by critics, and rumor has it that the Los Angeles Child Protective Services has even gotten involved in the matter. Is the young Smith airing out her frustrations on Twitter?(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Willow Smith on her impact on young girls: - "'Whip My Hair' was a great thing. When I look back I think, 'Wow, I did so much for young Black girls around the world.' Telling them that they can be themselves and to not be afraid to be themselves."(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Nicki Minaj on wanting to be a mother by her fifth album release: - "If I'm done with my fifth album and I don't have a child by then, no matter how much money I have, I would be disappointed, as a woman, because I feel like I was put here to be a mother."(Photo: Samir Hussein/Getty Images for MTV)

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NeNe Leakes on not following through with her donation to Detroit public schools: - "What I said was we will make a donation together. So, it took Kenya forever to make her donation... I'll make my donation when I get ready to make it. She made hers when she got ready to make it."(Photo: Incognito MP/ Splash News)

Mimi Faust Still Doesn't Trust Nikko  - Mimi Faust, of Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta fame and now sex tape infamy, still questions her on-again-off-again boyfriend Nikko's motives. A fan tweeted her, asking, "In your heart, do you think Nikko is an opportunist?" Mimi responded with a shady, "The verdict is still out." We're going to side with Captain Obvious on this one. What do you think?   (Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

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Mimi Faust on being kicked out of Scientology as a child: - "They came to me and said I was a freeloader because I wasn't indeed working for them. They handed me a billion year contract to sign. That was enough to slide it back over to them. My mom didn't have too much to say about it."(Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

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Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault: - "He'd given me wine and a pill and the next morning, I woke up and I wasn't wearing my pajamas, and I remembered before I passed out that I had been sexually assaulted by this man. The last thing I remember was Bill Cosby in a patchwork robe, dropping his robe and getting on top of me."(Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

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LL Cool J on the Aaliyah biopic: - "I checked it out... At this point, I think that they tried... I think you get a different level of quality when you put millions of dollars on the line. For a TV movie, it was OK. I think the lead girl did a good job."(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)