Check out this week's funniest, craziest and buzziest quotes from around the world.
|'I Want to Kiss You'|
The blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who escaped house arrest and took refuge temporarily at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, left the embassy and sought medical treatment at a hospital, where he was reunited with his wife and two young children.
According to U.S. officials, Chen's first phone call upon leaving the embassy was to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who arrived in Beijing just hours earlier. He told her, in broken English, "I want to kiss you!"
In a statement, Clinton said, "I am pleased that we were able to facilitate Chen Guangcheng's stay and departure from the U.S. embassy in a way that reflected his choices and our values. I was glad to have the chance to speak with him today and to congratulate him on being reunited with his wife and children."
|'We're No Different as a Monster Truck Team Than Soccer. But Safer'|
At 3 years old, KJ Olson-Weston had already spent his fair share of time riding Powerwheels and ATVs. His "vision" was to drive a Monster Truck, and so his parents spent more than $50,000 to have a custom made Monster Truck built for him. At 11 feet long and 3,000 pounds, it's roughly half the size of an adult Monster Truck. It fits KJ's frame, but it packs a serious punch, enough so that three years after his parents had it built, KJ joined with the Monster X Tour as the youngest professional driver ever.
The Olson-Westons were criticized for allowing their now 8-year-old son to operate a Monster Truck professionally, but KJ's parents stuck strongly to the belief that with all the safety measures inside the truck, it was safer than other extreme sports, or even some traditional sports.
"We're no different as a Monster Truck team than soccer. But safer, I think," Tod Olson-Weston said.
The family now tours the country as Team Kid KJ. KJ's younger brother, Jake, 7, also drives his own truck, and they are recruiting and picking up new families and kids to join the team as they go along.
|'I'll [Expletive]. Or [Expletive] You'|
"I'm an extremely loving, passionate man, and people who investigate me honestly, without the baggage of political correctness, ascertain the conclusion that I'm a damned nice guy. And if you can find a screening process more powerful than that, I'll [expletive]. Or [expletive] you. How's that sound?" Ted Nugent shouted at a CBS reporter in an interview that aired Friday morning on CBS' "This Morning."
The no-holds-barred Texas rocker said in April that he will "either be dead or in jail by this time next year" if President Obama is re-elected.
|'This Is a Murder Case'|
"Robert Champion did not die. He did not pass peacefully away at night. He died after being beaten to death. He was murdered. This is a murder case," said Christopher Chestnut, attorney for Pam and Robert Champion Sr., the parents of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, who after a hazing attack.
Champion, 26, a member of the college's famed "Marching 100" band, collapsed and died Nov. 19 on a bus parked outside an Orlando, Fla., hotel after a football game.
Thirteen people were charged in the attack. Eleven of the 13 were charged with hazing resulting in death, a third-degree felony, as well as two counts of misdemeanor felony. The other two people were charged with one count each of misdemeanor hazing. The maximum sentence for hazing resulting in death is six years.
"Robert Champion wasn't in class at FAMU last week, but his murderers were," Chesnut added.
|'I'm Sexy and I Know It'|
"I could understand if he was fondling her, looking up her skirt, trying to look in her shirt. That, to me, is sexual harassment. I'm just, I'm floored. They're going to look at him like he's a pervert. And it's like, that's not fair to him," said Stephanie Meadows, the mother of a first-grader who was suspended for singing LMFAO's "I'm Sexy and I Know It" to a female student in a lunch line.
"I only just said the song," D'Avonte Meadows told Denver's ABC7 News. "I'm Sexy and I Know It."
Those six little words earned Meadows a three-day dismissal from Sable Elementary in Aurora, Colo.
His mother thought the suspension was excessive punishment.
|'I'd Like to Do That Again'|
Geoffrey Kent, who was inducted into the British Travel & Hospitality Industry Hall of Fame this year, has taken countless celebrities on safari. His company, Abercrombie & Kent, leads tours on seven continents in more than 100 countries.
One of Kent's most memorable moments came on a trip with actor Richard Burton.
"There was a tremendous crash in the camp, the most horrific breaking and crashing," Kent said. "A buffalo had come into the camp. We flung up a table and pulled Richard behind it and watched as a lioness came and killed the buffalo right in front of us. We threw the table, then rocks and finally the buffalo was dead and the lioness went away. When it was all over Richard [Burton] said, 'I'd like to do that again one day,'" Kent said.
|'She Feels Pretty'|
When it came to dressing the title character of HBO's "Veep," the beaming, bumbling Selina Meyers, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, only one woman in Washington proved stylish enough to serve as inspiration: Michelle Obama.
"Michelle Obama, she doesn't look like a suited woman. She feels pretty. She likes dresses and heels and she's not afraid to wear them. We went for that," said Ernesto Martinez, lead costume designer of HBO's new show "Veep."