"We're not here to create a show that panders to our celebrity-drivenculture."
--John Pavlik, spokesman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as quoted by Tom King in the Feb. 9 Wall Street Journal.
" Nicole Kidmanis a fashion influence and a fearless trend-setter when it comes to modern glamour on Oscar night."
--One of the 101 celebrity fashion squibs on the Academy's Oscar.com Web site.
(Thanks to Barry J. Stiefel, San Francisco)
Feb. 9, 2001: Lynne Cheney
Feb. 2, 2001: Bobby Thomson
Jan. 26, 2001: Denise Rich (rules for submitting whoppers explained here)