The Quotable Lily Allen on Madonna, Lady Gaga, Elton John & More

"I'm like marmite," she says, "you either love me or you hate me"

On Lady Gaga

"Lady Gaga is good, but she's a new artist. Britney Spears is a legend. They are two different artists, two forms of entertainment but very different. It's like comparing Picasso to Dali." (2009)

On Madonna

"I haven't got anything against [Madonna] at all, but I don't think anything she's done since the early '80s has really been like, 'Wow.' She might have meant something once but I don't know many people my age who care." (2006)

On James Blunt

"James Blunt rhymes with his surname." (2006)

On Paris Hilton

"She's hideously untalented. Her music is Auto-Tuned. You can hear it. I know because my sister saw her in Ibiza [Spain] and said it was the worst thing she had ever heard." (2006)

On Elton John

"F- off Elton, I'm 40 years younger than you; I have my whole life ahead of me," said Allen at the U.K. GQ Men of the Year Awards in 2008. To which the 61-year-old John replied, "I could still snort you under the table." (2008)

On Coutney Love

Love is a "crazy old lady" and a "drug-addled lunatic." (2010)

On Victoria Beckham

"She gives a bad image to children. No one should be that skinny. I don't care how much she says that's her natural weight, that's bull. She gets photographed every day and doesn't eat anything." (2006)

On Kylie Minogue

"To me, Kylie playing Glastonbury would be the ultimate insult to it. It should be about new, interesting music, not mainstream pop." (2006)


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