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Quotes Of The Week: Ice Dancing, Olympic Controversy and Kissing James Franco
March 30, 2014
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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
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Athletes and filmmakers were the dominant forces in the red chair this week.

Director Darren Aronofsky spoke with George about courting the religious element with his new biblical disaster film Noah and actor/director Helen Shaver talked about what it was like having to work with someone extremely unpleasant.

Ice dancing pair Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir laid a smackdown on the idea of elite ice dancing brother-sister teams. Then former Olympic figure skating medalist Elvis Stojko explained the soul-searching he had to do when skating was done for him. We also had Justine, Chloé and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe, the first family of freestyle skiing, discussing how they got pulled in the conversation about Quebec separation.

Also this week: author Gary Shteyngart explained what it was like making out with James Franco and musician Loreena McKennitt revealed that she almost became a veterinarian.

Click on the gallery above for some of the best quotes of the week. We've also embedded the full interviews in the post, below.

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