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As some appear to like the Morrissey / Smiths shirt stories:



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Ireland Baldwin shows some skin in a Morrissey crop top as she walks her dog around LA... after roasting dad Alec on Comedy Central

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowb...shows-skin-Morrissey-crop-walking-dog-LA.html

A few images and video of said.
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FWD.




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James Franco Supports The Smiths While Out in Los Angeles - Just Jared

James Franco enjoys the sunny weather as he walks to a meeting on Thursday afternoon (September 12) in Los Angeles.

The 41-year-old actor and director looked cool in a The Smiths band T-shirt, sunglasses, and a maroon baseball hat for his afternoon outing.
Greenday discuss their (26 minute long) new album and upcoming tour with Weezer & Fall Out Boy.
Morrissey mentioned at 8:07.



Regards,
FWD.
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Ezra Furman: ‘It’s in my blood to have a fear about encouraging fascism’ - The Irish Times.
By Ed Power

The cult indie singer on his angry new album, falling out of love with Morrissey, Trump’s treatment of refugees and why being gender non-conforming brings everyday peril

Main mention:

"The last time Furman spoke to the Irish Times, in 2015, he described Morrissey as his “hero”. Four years later all our perspectives of the Smiths icon are very different. Old Suedehead recently wore a right-wing “For Britain” pin on the Tonight Show. And he accused Mayor of London Sadiq Khan of being unable to “talk properly”. His halo hasn’t slipped. It’s turned to ashes.

“I’m not really listening to Morrissey or the Smiths lately,” says Furman. “When I do, it’s kind of ruined...
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Shaun shares images taken whilst filming for The Tube with Morrissey in 1987.
Morrissey is referencing Shaun's play with "William" (aged 16 at the Royal Court's Young Writers Festival, 1986).
The letter also appeared in a recent BBC programme via this site - here.

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The Tube appearance cited:


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FWD.


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(originally posted in the Strange/unexpected Moz references? thread)



I'm not sure how to embed Instagram stories, but currently Busy Phillips (actress) has a series of videos on her story of her and her friend reacting to meeting Morrissey at a club in LA last night. According to the friend, he couldn't have been nicer. It was nice to hear.


Posted by an anonymous person:






Uploaded videos captured by Famous when dead:

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One for the photo collectors maybe.
Deep pockets required (starting price $2k):

"Original RARE Unique and one of a kind Morrissey and Joni Mitchell Poloroid by Robert Maxwell. Signed by the artist.
8x10 Poloroid."

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Original...id-by-Robert-Maxwell-8x10-Signed/113858336691

Obviously not my auction, but worth sharing here as it does appear unique despite the large price tag.
Regards,
FWD.
Interview with Tim Booth with Morrissey and Smiths mention

James - Tim Booth on Not Being a Heritage Band and Why They Were Never Big in America
by Celine Teo-Blockey, Under the Radar, August 5, 2019

Excerpt:

And here I was thinking you missed out on being big in America because you wanted to see a guru [from the Lifewave cult].

[Laughs] Yes, The Smiths invited us to tour with them on their first big tour in America. But two of us were deep into meditations, no alcohol, no drugs and there was this opportunity to see this guru. So we turned down our first American tour and our guru didn't turn up anyway. [Laughs] At any rate, I don't think we were quite ready for America. I joined James as a 16-year-old, we needed that longer period of time to master our craft. We finally got to the States nine years later...