Quotes from Chris Columbus, Anne Rice, and Richard Simmons

By EW Staff
August 25, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT

”They were willing to do anything for comedy. I felt that after Tom [Arnold] spent years kissing Roseanne, [his kissing] Hugh [Grant] was a step up.”
Director Chris Columbus, discussing his stars’ smooch in Nine Months, on America Online

”The two kinds of music I deeply love are baroque and country-western. I’m a big fan of Johnny Cash. I’d love to write country music some day.”
Anne Rice on CompuServe

”I do cry a lot, don’t I? I guess I’ve always cried. Maybe it was too many Bette Davis and Barbara Stanwyck movies. I don’t hide any of my emotions…. I sit here every day and read so many sad letters. I think if you came to my office you would cry, too.”
Richard Simmons on Prodigy