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Moby Compares Morrissey To A "Drunk Uncle" - Radio X
The Porcelain star has called some of the comments from the Smiths singer "weird" and "racist".

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Moby has lamented over some of Morrissey's views and compared him to a "drunk uncle".

The musician - whose real name is Richard Melville Hall - has revealed that while he likes some of the former Smith frontman's songs, he doesn't agree with his views.

Asked about the former Smiths frontman's recent controversial comments, the Porcelain star told the The Telegraph: "This reminds me of a Chris Rock skit, where he's talking about a weird drunk uncle.

"Everyone in the family is like, 'OK... we love him but he's gonna do something weird. Just stay away.'

"I don't know...
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Sparks singer ‘disillusioned’ by Morrissey comments - BT
The former Smiths singer is a long-time admirer of Russell and Ron Mael’s music.

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Sparks singer Russell Mael has described comments Morrissey made in April about politics and race and last year in response to the Manchester terror attack as “ill-conceived and wrong”.

Mael, whose pop-rock band is famously beloved by the former Smiths singer and who is a fan of Morrissey himself, added that he “does not understand” the remarks.

Morrissey recently made comments where he suggested people should give far-right political party For Britain a chance and that halal meat production required “certification that can only be given by supporters of Isis”.

Following the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena in May 2017, the singer implied in a statement that politicians were scared to...
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Morrissey turns 59 on May 22, 2018


Link posted by Famous When Dead:

Happy Birthday Morrissey - Morrissey Central
Jeff sends the link:

In Conversation with Johnny Marr | The Great Escape Festival 2018 - Fender YouTube
Published on May 19, 2018
Watch as Johnny Marr discusses all things guitar with Shaun Keaveny at the 2018 Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK.



Smiths selections include "This Charming Man", "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", "Girl Afraid", "Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others", "The Headmaster Ritual", "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me" and "That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore".
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Not sure where this thread should go but here's the New York Times article that broke the story -

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/12/dining/ken-friedman-sexual-harassment.html



UPDATE May 21, 2018:

Further details featured on this week's 60 Minutes (May 20, 2018), including a response to the story from Ken Friedman:

Mario Batali and The Spotted Pig - 60 Minutes
Anderson Cooper speaks to restaurant workers who say they were sexually harassed or assaulted at the stylish New York eatery, The Spotted Pig

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Coming soon Manchester Central library 1st June- 25 August small BUT free exhibition of photographs of The Smiths.



Featuring some from his portfolio available to buy or view here:

https://www.smithsphotos.com

http://wrightphotolimited.zenfolio.com/smiths#h50b2d16e

Regards,
FWD.
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From the Morrissey Central Gallery.

As posted by SER.



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EDIT: Jesse's Instagram story confirms that he too is in Berlin.
Confirmation - Morrissey Central
May 20, 2018

Morrissey tickets go on sale this week for

Manchester Castlefield Bowl, Saturday July 7th.

Manchester Castlefield Bowl, Sunday July 8th

Events will be 100% vegan/vegetarian.