Sam Smith Grabs His Balls, Katy Perry Buys Hillary a Necklace, and Ed Sheeran Doesn't Have a Vagina

There are influential women all over the place this week, with Katy Perry hanging with Hillary Clinton and Madonna, Alanis Morissette inspiring an unlikely song cover, Dave Navarro's mom's story getting told in a documentary, and Lionel Richie making an important call to a special lady…

Here are the quotes of the week: 

“My birthday gift to fellow Scorpio, Hillary, says it all.”
Katy Perry bought this necklace for Hillary Clinton before performing at a Clinton rally in Iowa:

[jump] “I love you, mom!”
Katy Perry to Madonna, after being invited onstage with the pop icon in Inglewood. (NME)

“It’s not a vaginas-only club”
Ed Sheeran, on his friend Taylor Swift’s squad. (Billboard)

Fucked Up just covered Alanis Morissette – and it’s kind of awesome:

“It’s horrible to sing. Horrible… It’s just so high. I have to grab my balls, it’s awful.”
Sam Smith, on trying to hit the high notes in his Bond theme. (The Graham Norton Show)

“People are probably going to go bad on me for saying this, but it’s an advantage to be gay in this country right now, that’s just the fact of the matter… In the next three years there’s probably gonna be a dude who’s not even gay that’s just like ‘Man, this is my last resort’…”
Hey, look! Wale is a freakin' idiot! (The Breakfast Club Power 105.1)

Dave Navarro has produced a documentary about his mother’s murder:

“Insufferable people… It’s just ridiculous, retards. I’m sorry. Can’t help them. Way too serious. Too much. Lighten up.”
Maynard James Keenan on overzealous Tool fans. (Entertainment Weekly)

“Hello @adele, is it me you're looking for?… ????”
Lionel Richie being funny on social media after Adele also released a single called “Hello”. (Instagram)

We have no idea what the fuck this is about, but it’s got Henry Rollins, Iggy Pop, Slash, Lemmy, Tom Araya, Josh Homme, Mark Lanegan, Nina Hagen, Grace Jones and Jesse Hughes in it:

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