Here We Go Again: Quotes of the week

Alex Burnham, Writer

“Regarding Ms. Knowles-Carter’s vocal performance, no one in the Marine Band is in a position to assess whether it was live or pre-recorded” – A Marine spokesperson in relation to Beyonce’s alleged lip syncing. The man, without confirming or denying the allegation, attempted to divert attention from the singer.

“I thought a story about a relationship between a guy who watches too much porn and a girl who watches too many romantic Hollywood movies would be a really funny way to tell that story” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt on his 2013 film “Don Jon’s Addiction.” Gordon-Levitt wrote, directed and starred in the film, which viewers saw at the Sundance Film Festival.

“If Congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, I will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away” – President Obama during a speech on immigration reform. A group of bipartisan senators proposed a blueprint on the issue Monday, but GOP members in the House may block this plan.