Quotes of the week

Celebrities are entertaining in their own verbal right. Here is a selection of this week's top quotes:

John Cooper Clark

"I am deeply honored to pay tribute to Luke on Riverdale. The care in which this show takes in honoring his memory is beautiful. He is missed. Today. Tomorrow. Forever."

Shannen Doherty will appear on the Netflix series to pay tribute to her former 90210 co-star Luke Perry, who died in March.

"This tournament will change lives. I truly believe the Homeless World Cup can be the catalyst for that transformation."

Michael Sheen talks to The Big Issue about his hopes for the forthcoming Homeless World Cup.

"I don't remember much other than having around 9 doctors in the room, some injecting me, hooking me to drips, physically pulling clots out of me & one comforting Gorks who was beside himself in the corner."

Gemma Atkinson revealed details of her difficult labour on Instagram.

"Feels pretty good. I've always had a little hammer in me."

Natalie Portman joked on stage at San Diego's Comic-Con as she wielded Thor's hammer following news she will play the female Thor in the fourth movie focused on the Norse god.

"I needed money more than ever, so I had to work. The glamour was flaking off with every new job. I really felt like I was selling my sorry ass."

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke spoke to Radio 4's' Desert Island Discs about believing he was doing society a favour when he weaned himself off heroin.

"I just went in to dance. And if anybody wants to see what my time was like on that show then they just need to look at my numbers."

Danny John-Jules reflects on his Strictly Come Dancing stint.

"I was always asked 'When are you going to do another one?' Well, you've been very patient with me. I felt like it was my responsibility to really deliver for you."

Tom Cruise delighted fans as he unveiled the Top Gun: Maverick trailer at San Diego's Comic-Con.

"I'm much too naughty and mischievous. People like me don't get knighted. But that's right – I don't think comedians should have knighthoods."

John Cleese told ITV's Lorraine why he won't be a Sir any time soon.

"This without a doubt was one of the lowest points of our relationship and my mental health was at an all-time low. It was one of the lowest moments of my life."

Vicky Pattison spoke to Fabulous' new podcast Things I Told My Daughter with Lisa Snowdon about being arrested for assaulting two women in a nightclub.

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