Quotes of the Week: Madonna and Nicki Werk It, Lorde’s Makeup Mishap and More

"We go hard or we go home we gon' do this all night long! #werk"
Madonna hit the town with rap's reigning queen Nicki Minaj, posting an Instagram of their adventures and captioning the pic with a hashtag that suggests a possible collabo.

"I can’t stop farting today."
The British pop starlet Rita Ora revealing way TMI on Twitter.

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"Does anybody have a cigarette? I'm looking forward to that first smoke. I've been looking forward to [it] for about 30 years."
Leonard Cohen telling a New York crowd how he’s celebrating his 80th birthday.

"We did some massive flirting in front of the nation, but there was never anything more than that."
The country legend Kenny Rogers, speaking with AXS TV interviewer Dan Rather about long-standing rumors that he and "Islands in the Stream" collaborator Dolly Parton hooked up.

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"Take good care of yourself. Your life can be gone in a split second."
The buzzing R&B singer August Alsina, captioning an Instagram photo of himself in the hospital after falling offstage in New York and slipping into a three-day coma.

"She was the first girl to openly make butts beautiful, in my opinion."
The "Baby Got Back" rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot using a Reddit Ask Me Anything session to pay Jennifer Lopez some respect.

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"Of course I got lipstick all over my lil' nose in about 5 seconds, nothing's changed."
Lorde on Twitter, suggesting that nothing's different about her life despite her fame.


Compiled by Jessica Letkemann

This article originally appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Billboard.