On the Top Chef Emmy nomination: "[It] was a big fucking deal.
On life without her ex-husband, Salman Rushdie: "I'm really fucking sad."
On her new cookbook: "Finishing the fucking book was like being in labor for two years!
On hosting dinner party: "I pulled this out of my ass."
On an AIDS charity she supports: "were doing a campaign and an event and you should buy a fucking table.
On telling the press if she had a boyfriend: "My husband would call fucking Reuters."
On a tabloid's coverage of her bra size: "they said it was 36C. I said, 34C, motherfucker!
On her current living situation: "Now Im staying in a fucking hotel with all my shit in storage."
A Taste of Fame [VF]