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7 days, 7 quotes: Donna Summer, Frank Lampard and Russell Brand

Metro.co.uk
Friday, 18 May 2012

*Soul producer Quincy Jones pays tribute to Donna Summer, Frank Lampard reveals what Champions League glory would mean to Chelsea and comedian Russell Brand opens up about his break up with Katy Perry.
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Selena Gomez struggles to comprehend her astronomical level of fame (Picture: Getty Images)

We've picked the most memorable quotes from across the news this week, including Selena Gomez sharing her views on fame, Roberto Mancini on the craziest ever climax ever to a Premier League season and the Butcher of Bosnia, Ratko Mladic, takes to the stand.

'Stick my name in Google and you’ll get 250 million hits. That level of fame is too crazy to comprehend.'

Emmy award-winning access Selena Gomez struggles to make sense of fame, fortune and Googling her own name.

Roberto Mancini with Carlos Tevez and the Premier League trophy (Picture: Getty)

'This is an incredible moment. We wanted this title and we deserve to win this title. I have never seen anything like it.'Five minutes from the end I didn't think we could win this game. It was a crazy season and a crazy last few minutes.'

Roberto Mancini after leading Manchester City to their first league title in 44 years following a unbelievably nail-biting finish to the season.

Former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic sits in the courtroom during his trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague. (Picture: EPA/TOUSSAINT KLUITERS / POOL)

'Four days ago marked two decades since Ratko Mladic became the commander of the main staff of the army of Republika Srpska - the VRS.

'On that day he commenced his direct involvement in serious international crimes.'

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, known as the Butcher of Bosnia, is accused of attempting to 'ethnically cleanse' Bosnia on the opening day of his trial in The Hague.

He faces 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Bosnian war of 1992-1995.

Donna Summer has died aged 63

'Rest in Peace, dear Donna Summer. Your voice was the heartbeat and soundtrack of a decade.’

Legendary producer Quincy Jones pays tribute to disco queen Donna Summer who died of cancer, aged 63, this week.

Russell Brand admits he still loves Katy Perry (Picture: Charlie Sykes)

‘I still love her as a human being. But, sometimes when you’re in a relationship, I suppose it doesn’t work out, does it? But that doesn’t mean I regret it or anything.  I was very happy to be married to her.’

Comedian Russell Brand pours his heart out to US TV host Ellen DeGeneres about his failed relationship with pop babe Katy Perry.

Proven: Frank Lampard of Chelsea (Picture: Getty Images)

'Every year we get asked the same questions: "Is this the year, how inspired are you by the failures of years before?"

'And every year we have failed, because we haven't done it. For Chelsea it would be the greatest achievement.'

Chelsea's Frank Lampard doesn't need any additional motivation ahead of his side's Champions League final clash with German giants Bayern Munich.

Sacha Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Aladeen in The Dictator (Picture: Xposurephotos.com)

'I have not seen the film, but based on the trailer and interviews that I have seen him to in character, it really seems to be that it's perpetuating a negative stereotype against Arabs and therefore Arab-Americans.'

Sacha Baron Cohen's new film The Dictator is criticised by the National Network for Arab American Communities for allegedly promoting negative stereotypes.
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