James Lipton's memorable guest revelations -- Match the quote to celebs like Dave Chappelle, Al Pacino, and Roseanne

By Mandi Bierly
Updated October 12, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

James Lipton’s memorable guest revelations

In his memoir, Inside Inside, James Lipton remembers overhearing Ronald Reagan tell Bob Hope a joke with the term douche bag, recalls asking Muhammad Ali’s entourage, ”Are any of you by any chance packing?” and details the star-studded history of Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio. Can you match these Lipton guests to their revelation?

1. Dave Chappelle
2. Al Pacino
3. Roseanne
4. Nicolas Cage
5. Paul Newman

A. ”I…took out an advertisement in the Los Angeles Times with a funeral wreath around it apologizing for what was happening on NBC at eight o’clock [the airing of his worst film].”
B. ”It’s kind of a show-biz lizard [in a top hat]. Tattoos to me are the outward symbol of the inward change within my soul.”
C. ”The worst thing to call [celebrities] is crazy. It’s dismissive…. These people are not crazy. They’re strong people. Maybe the environment is a little sick.”
D. ”I did stand-up comedy…. I enjoyed it, and it was a way to deal with, you know, melancholy…. I did musicals too.”
E. What sound or noise do you love? ”The music on the History Channel, when I know it’s gonna be about Hitler.”

ANSWERS: A-5; B-4; C-1; D-2; E-3