Fact: Ice hockey fans Kate Hudson, Cuba Gooding, JR., Matthew Perry, Charlie Sheen and movie mogul Jerry Bruckheimer were among the stars who attended the Stanley Cup final clash between the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (06Jun12).
Quote: "It doesn't go away. I get it all the time. I wish I had a wand that would make people disappear whenever they say it. It's hard, especially when some drunk in a bar asks and finally you say it and he says, 'No, say it like you said it in the movie.'" Cuba Gooding, JR. is sick of fans asking him to repeat his famous "Show me the money" line from 1996 movie Jerry Maguire.
Quote: "He was amazing to work with... I made some comment like, 'I bet the Stormtroopers didn't have this many lines,' and he said, 'I'll tell you about the Stormtroopers'. And as he starts talking, everybody leans in and stops working and listens... He could have pooped on himself." Cuba Gooding, JR. on working with movie legend and Star Wars creator George Lucas on their new film Red Tails.
Quote: "Just got Cuba Gooding JR. cleared for The R.E.D. Album. You gotta wait to see what role he played in this R.E.D. movie." Rapper The Game teases fans by revealing the Jerry Maguire actor is to feature on his forthcoming release.
Fact: After a slow start on Thursday (15Jan09), the Sundance Film Festival in Utah is shaping up to be the place to be this weekend - Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, Dominic Monaghan, John Cleese, Christie Brinkley, 50 Cent, Cuba Gooding JR, and rap mogul Russell Simmons have all been spotted around town, dressed in their finest winter wear.
Fact: There was a mini-Boyz n the Hood reunion onstage at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (24Jun08) when the cult film's stars Nia Long, MAURICE CHESTNUT and Cuba Gooding JR. teamed up to present the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist prize to an absent Missy Elliott.
Quote: "I won't wear shorts because of my 'chicken legs'." Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding JR hates his skinny pins.
Fact: Oscars host Ellen Degeneres prepared herself for a repeat of the Academy Awards streaking incident in 1974 by hiring a staff member to disrobe and run across her studio set, wearing nothing but flesh-coloured underwear, during her ELLEN interview with Cuba Gooding JR on Friday (23FEB07).
Quote: "(On the) first day of filming, Eddie walked on the set as an Asian guy and nobody knew it was Eddie." Cuba Gooding JR was stunned by his NORBIT co-star Eddie Murphy's makeover as old Asian MR WONG.
Quote: "There's a scene in the woods that you will never forget." Oscar winner Cuba Gooding JR insists his al fresco love scene with 61-year-old Helen Mirren in new thriller SHADOWBOXER will stun movie fans.
Quote: <p>"I found my true African roots on that movie. A brother does not like the cold. That movie changed my sinuses for three years. If I see a dog again, I might kick him in the balls." Oscar winner Cuba Gooding JR does not have fond memories of making family film Snow Dogs. </p>
Fact: <p>JERRY MAGUIRE star Cuba Gooding JR was part of a breakdancing troupe which helped close the Summer Olympics in 1984. </p>