"He is obviously very bright, but has too many earrings for my liking. I told him, 'I'm not gonna be that friendly with you.'...I put my oldest boy on him – to put the fear of God into him. I said, 'Kick him around a bit. Tenderize him. I'll finish him off.' "
– Denzel Washington, on how he feels about his daughter's boyfriend, to David Letterman