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Celebrity quotes of the week

Celebrities have been offering their thoughts on life. Here are this week's gems.

Thom Yorke

"Nice to see you. I am Justin Trudeau. I'll be answering your questions any minute now."

Sir Lenny Henry references Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's "brownface" controversy at a Royal Television Society (RTS) event in Cambridge.

"I'm probably going to sleep quite a lot, I think. But it's wonderful."

Phoebe Waller-Bridge reveals the relaxing way she intends to celebrate her triple win at the Emmy Awards.

"It was very hard. She suffered a great deal and my ambition is to make sure that we have come out of it alright, and I hope that's what's happening."

Radiohead's Thom Yorke tells Radio 4's Desert Island Discs about the hard time he and his family went through following the death of his ex-partner Rachel Owen.

"I lost weight in the first week, we did five days of solid dancing and on the Friday I was sweating so much, I lifted up my top and Karen was like, 'Oooh!' I was like, 'look, I've got a six pack!'"

Comedian Chris Ramsey reveals the pleasing side-effects of starting his training for Strictly Come Dancing.

"It happened when we were with my mother, and we were just shoved out the way. It's quite shocking."

Bohemian Rhapsody star Lucy Boynton tells Porter magazine that she has been shoved out of the way so fans can get a picture with her boyfriend Rami Malek.

"This 'act' was a metaphor for what this Government is doing to our country, except what I did was present it in plain sight."

Rapper Slowthai explains his actions after taking to the Mercury Prize stage with an effigy of Boris Johnson's severed head.

"We are in negotiations at the moment. When there is the time and place to say what's happening, we'll all make it clear. And if not, you'll read it every July."

Gary Lineker tells BBC Radio 5 Live that he is in talks with the BBC amid reports he has volunteered to take a pay cut.

"I've never been married but being furious with John Humphrys at least three out of five days every other week has felt like I was. Think I'm gonna miss the miserable old git. Good luck to him."

Kathy Burke pays tribute as John Humphrys bows out of hosting Radio 4's Today programme after 32 years.

"When someone doesn't respect you so loudly and says you literally don't deserve to be here – I just so badly wanted that respect from him, and I hate that about myself, that I was like, 'This guy who's antagonising me, I just want his approval'."

Taylor Swift tells Rolling Stone about her feelings about Kanye West, 10 years after he stormed the stage during her acceptance speech at the MTV VMAs.

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