Morrissey's 8 Most Offensive Comments - Paste
By Madison Bloom.
"To love Morrissey is to occasionally hate him. No pop star in history has stirred such conflicted emotions in his millions of fans based on his extra-musical relentless diatribe. By the looks of the upcoming Moz biopic England Is Mine(which is out now in the U.K. and hits U.S. theaters on Aug. 25), it seems easy to remember the former Smiths singer as the precocious Northern boy with big dreams and an even bigger vocabulary.
But while writer-director Mark Gill is keen on portraying the artist as boyish and meek Steven Patrick, the rest of us are stuck with the man known as Morrissey—the man of a million insults, a thousand enemies, and the biggest mouth in showbiz. To celebrate our love-hate relationship with The Pope Of Mope, here are eight of Moz’s most ridiculous big mouth moments."
I switched off after Pope of Mope.
Bored before I even began,
To save the hassle and minus the editorial:
1. “I can smell burning flesh…and I hope to God it’s human.”
Said: On stage at Coachella in 2009
2. “In the U.K. we live under a Nazi regime.”
Said: On stage at Edgefield Amphitheater in Troutdale, Ore. in 2015
3. “It’s the refuge for the mentally deficient. It’s made by dull people for dull people.”
Said: About dance music to Details in 1992
4. “Robert Smith is a whingebag.”
Said: To NME in 1984
5. That James Baldwin T-Shirt
Seen: On Morrissey's website, but later removed
6. Suggesting Jamie Oliver eat his own kids
Seen: On Morrissey’s fan site True To You
7. “As for Brexit, the result was magnificent.”
Said: To Australia’s Faster Louder in 2016
8. “The Chinese are a subspecies.”
Said: to The Guardian in 2010