This Week: Sex Pistols Get Fat, Lenny Kravitz Gets Ladies, and Morrissey Gets Stitched Up

“As my 25th birthday present from the media, I'd like for you to stop accusing all my friends of dating me. #thirsty”
Taylor Swift: not doing any of her friends right now. (Twitter)

“VEGANS… GO AWAY! not everyone wants to wear paper shoes and rub lemons on their armpits!!”
Azealia Banks has run out of famous people to argue with, so has started attacking herbivores. (Twitter)

[jump] “But as I like to tell my daddy, if I’d been loved right, with the gifts that I had, I might have been a classical composer.”
Billy Corgan wishes he'd been raised right. (The Independent)

“I personally think women should be running the world. At an early age, I understood it in my spirit, the strength of women, the loyalty of women, the fact that women do whatever they need to do to take care of their families or loved ones. Women's dedication, hard work, honor.”
Here's Lenny Kravitz getting the female population of the world to instantly fall in love with him. (Flatt)

“A night in the studio with my favorite women.”

JD Samson from Le Tigre is recording with Pussy Riot. This is probably going to get interesting… (Instagram

“No matter what our ethnicities are, I've seen us as one family… Can you believe that within one month, two grand juries — secret grand juries — declined to indict two policemen for killing two black men? I just don't understand that… I don't understand why our legal system would choose secrecy when there's so much mistrust. I don't understand why there could not have been a public trial… I'll tell you what I do understand. I heard Eric Garner say with my own two ears 'I can't breathe'… I do understand that something is wrong. Real wrong.”
Stevie Wonder, onstage in Seattle, sharing his horror about recent events. (YouTube)

“We want to promote the end of police protecting police and not prosecuting police… We're going to do everything it takes to change this system.”
Russell Simmons met with NY governor, Andrew Cuomo, this week, along with Jay Z and Common, to discuss the New York criminal justice system. (Huffington Post)

“It was just so horrific that you couldn't take it in and I couldn't take it in. Just for days, you just couldn't think that he was gone. So, yeah, it was just a huge shock. And then I had to tell Linda and the kids. It was very difficult. It was really difficult for everyone. That was like a really big shock, I think, in most people's lives.” 
Paul McCartney on the murder of his friend and fellow Beatle, John Lennon, 34 years ago this week. (The Jonathan Ross Show)

“Oh no, that's finished. I mean have you seen us? I mean we've all put on weight, but Mr. Jones here is coming it at 500 pounds! And I did the butter advert!”
John Lydon says the Sex Pistols can never reform because he did a commercial for butter in the UK, and guitarist Steve Jones is too fat. (NME)

And finally, a nice lady named Kate Park has been inundated with orders for her remarkably life-like hand-knitted Morrissey dolls. (NMEWhich, incidentally, look like THIS:

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