[So when you're watching the Video Music Awards on August 28, don't be surprised if a few of the winners give a shout-out to the blue-eyed, weather-worn actor buried deep somewhere in the audience. And don't be surprised either if a knowing smile forms in the corners of your parents' mouths as they catch a glimpse of the screen.] It's always nice to have your name mentioned at awards ceremonies, ... I would love that, [but] I don't expect that. I was just a hired hand who had a good time.
I'm in three videos that have six nominations, ... But I was just a tool. The [videos] that got the nominations are the bands and the directors, and they deserve them. ... These are formidable people who are great at what they do, and they just told me where to stand and what to do, and told me to be sexy and stuff like that.
[Roberts says he would recommend video acting to any celebrity, as long as they understand it's not really acting at all:] The only similarity is they both have storyboards and they're both on film, ... Other than that, it has no semblance to acting, in that what you're doing is you're reacting to what's around you, and the music. You can't do that as an actor; you really have to focus on why you're in a scene, and you can't do that in a video because it's all such quick cuts, it's all just images.
It's mostly to emphasize that we're all on the same side, ... The university's faculty-elected representatives in the senate have a voice and have a responsibility to help guide the directions of the university. Everyone should know that the decisions that are made are not made in some smoke-filled room.