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Quotes: Michael Buble quits due to son's cancer, Keira Knightley wants to be boss

Michael Buble is retiring, he says

"I'm retiring from the business. I've made the perfect record and now I can leave at the very top."

Michael Buble tells the Daily Mail's Weekend magazine that he has given his final interview, as he no longer has the desire for fame following his son's cancer diagnosis.

"I have always wanted to be the lead and a lot of times it could have been more money to play the second fiddle and play the wife and the girlfriend, but I never wanted to do that."

Keira Knightley tells an audience at the London Film Festival that she has turned down well-paid secondary character roles, because she always wants to be the "boss".

"I made a mistake, which I'm very sorry for – sorry for the hurt that I've caused. You never think about the extent of the damage that you're going to do, in a moment of, you know, the mistake that you've made."

Comedian Seann Walsh apologised on BBC Two's It Takes Two for kissing his married Strictly Come Dancing partner Katya Jones, while being in a relationship himself at the time.

"My take was keep them in the show, make them do the Dance of Shame, if you like. It's really important that, if this does happen to you, you face up to it."

Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood tells The Jonathan Ross Show that Walsh and Jones should face the music after their kissing controversy.

"You are in this snowball, and it's going downhill at 100 miles per hour. You are going in there and you don't realise what you are walking into. It's a bubble that you are in, and there's nothing like it."

TV chef James Martin reflects on his time on Strictly in 2005.

"I feel that I'm quite an anxious person and drink can really exacerbate that anxiety. Afterwards, that horrible tight feeling of worry, and just generally not feeling quite right."

Nigella Lawson admits that she is not very good at drinking alcohol, during an appearance on Jessie Ware's Table Manners podcast.

"I think we are in a zeitgeist where people want to make more films about women because it's the hip thing to do. I don't want it to be a hip thing, I want it to actually be a change. I don't want it to be a hashtag."

Hollywood star Viola Davis airs her views about gender equality in the industry.

"I did nine rounds of chemotherapy, which is a bit of a grind to be honest. That finished a few weeks ago. The effects of the chemo have been wearing off, which means my energy levels are back up and I feel a lot better in that respect."

Bill Turnbull tells BBC Breakfast about his prostate cancer treatment, adding that he has an "awfully long way to go".

"It was a classy way to say goodbye. It's not often you get a chance to do a farewell and say thank you very much."

Eric Idle reveals at the Cheltenham Literature Festival that there are no plans to revive Monty Python for next year's 50th anniversary of the show, describing the group's reunion in 2014 as their goodbye.

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