“I don’t want a sock around it, that feels ridiculous. If we’re naked in the scene, then I’m naked.” — Alexander Skarsgard in Rolling Stone, on doing nude scenes for “True Blood.”

“I guess it was good to break the ice.” — Blake Lively in Interview magazine, on her sex scene with Ben Affleck in their new movie, “The Town.”

“My favorite color is purple. It’s what real playas wear.” — Big Boi in US Weekly, answering “25 Things Your Don’t Know About Me.”