The future of Oasis: “Get over it. Oasis is yesterday. It’s fucking done.”
Ryan Adam’s version of Wonderwall: “It’s shit to me, man. I like Ryan Adams and I like some of his songs. But I hated what he did with “Wonderwall. It’s not his fault. To be quite honest, I’ve never really cared for the original either.”
On why you won’t hear Oasis songs on the Beady Eye tour: “We could’ve if we wanted, but we’ve got a lot more fucking self-respect. It’s why we don’t fucking play somebody else’s fucking songs when we can make our own.
Keith Richard and Mick Jagger working together (despite reported tension)- “Yeah, and what have they fucking done for the last twenty-five fucking years?”
After listening to Howard Stern’s initial recap of his Piers Morgan interview, it was clear to me that Stern hated him. If you’re Stern fan, then you’re familiar with his love/hate tactic of bashing. When Stern’s unsure about whether to verbally annihilate someone, he’ll say things like, “Piers won’t survive; Piers doesn’t get it; the interview was sort of boring.” He’ll then follow that up with a very kind and fake, “but he’s a really nice guy and I like him a lot.” As I predicted, Stern is slowly unleashing a full-on Piers Morgan tirade, which you can hear below. Stern is pissed that Piers Morgan offered him a once a month spot on his new CNN show, as if Howard Stern needs some kind of help with his career. He suggested that Piers should have instead begged Stern to appear on his show again, because any Stern appearance is actually a huge favor to Piers. It’s official — Piers Morgan made the dreaded Howard Stern shit list.
The Jeremy Piven/John Cusack love affair began when they were children. They both grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and started acting together in the Piven Theatre Workshop, which was founded by Piven’s parents. When Cusack got famous, he always put Piven in his films, including Grosse Point Blank and Say Anything. So when did things take a turn for the worse? According to Piven, Cusack became Jealous when Piven’s career took off. When asked about Cusack, Piven said “No comment. I mean, you could fill in the blank, I bet. It just says so much about a person if he has space for other people’s success. I have always been so proud of my friends’ success.” Cusack denied any jealously saying “It’s quite the contrary. I am very happy for Jeremy. I wish him the best and I always have.” So what’s the truth? Judging from the quotes I imagine that Piven thinks Cusack’s jealous, and Cusack thinks Piven’s fame turned him into a douche. Further Reading: John Cusack Proves that Celebrities Need to Get off Twitter.
Megan Fox on ‘Transformers’ in General – Entertainment Weekly Interview (June 2009):
“The humans are secondary to the robots because it’s a movie about robots… People are well aware that this is not a movie about acting. And once you realize that, it becomes almost fun because you can be in the moment and go, ‘All right, I know that when he calls Action! I’m either going to be running or screaming, or both.'”
Michael Bay Responds to Megan Fox’s Entertainment Weekly Interview – Wall Street Journal Interview (June 2009)
“Well, that’s Megan Fox for you. She says some very ridiculous things because she’s 23 years old and she still has a lot of growing to do. You roll your eyes when you see statements like that and think, “Okay Megan, you can do whatever you want. I got it.” But I 100% disagree with her. Nick Cage wasn’t a big actor when I cast him, nor was Ben Affleck before I put him in “Armageddon.” Shia LaBeouf wasn’t a big movie star before he did “Transformers”—and then he exploded. Not to mention Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, from “Bad Boys.” Nobody in the world knew about Megan Fox until I found her and put her in “Transformers.” I like to think that I’ve had some luck in building actors’ careers with my films.”
Megan Fox on what it’s like to work for Michael Bay – Wonderland Magazine interview (September 2009):
“God, I really wish I could go loose on this one. He’s like Napoleon and he wants to create this insane, infamous mad-man reputation. He wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. So he’s a nightmare to work for but when you get him away from set, and he’s not in director mode, I kind of really enjoy his personality because he’s so awkward, so hopelessly awkward. He has no social skills at all. And it’s endearing to watch him. He’s vulnerable and fragile in real life and then on set he’s a tyrant. Shia and I almost die when we make a Transformers movie. He has you do some really insane things that insurance would never let you do.”
Michael Bay’s Crew Responds to Megan Fox’s “Hitler” Comments – His Website (September 2009)
“When facing the press, Megan is the queen of talking trailer trash and posing like a porn star. And yes we’ve had the unbearable time of watching her try to act on set, and yes, it’s very cringe-able. So maybe, being a porn star in the future might be a good career option. But make-up beware, she has a paragraph tattooed to her backside (probably due her rotten childhood) — easily another 45 minutes in the chair!”
(Read the rest in full here)
Michael Bay Takes Down His Crew’s Nasty Letter and Posts a New Comment (September 2009):
“I don’t condone the crew letter to Megan. And I don’t condone Megan’s outlandish quotes. But her crazy quips are part of her crazy charm. The fact of the matter I still love working with her, and I know we still get along. I even expect more crazy quotes from her on Transformers 3.”
Michael Bay’s Letter to Megan Fox When he Announced the Date for Transformers 3 (October 2009):
“P.S. Megan Fox, welcome back. I promise no alien robots will harm you in any way during the production of this motion picture. Please consult your Physician when working under my direction because some side effects can occur, such as mild dizziness, intense nausea, suicidal tendencies, depression, minor chest hair growth, random internal hemorrhaging and inability to sleep. As some directors may be hazardous to your health, please consult your Doctor to determine if this is right for you”
Michael Bay Insists he Likes Megan Fox – Interview With USA Today (November 2009):
“I love her,” the man responsible for the blockbuster franchise told USA TODAY’s Andrea Mandell. “It’s just, she’s young. Everyone’s got to give her a break, she only…23? It’s just hard. I’ve traveled around the world with her and she’s just like this world symbol now, you know?” So he brushes her diatribes under the carpet? “Absolutely,” he said. “She called me (after the Hitler comment) and goes, ‘It’s all bullsh—t, Mike.’ The press, they just like to prey, and stalk, and pounce and find a good little juicy thing. But she’s always wanted to do these crazy comments. That’s just her. She’s great.” He also said, “She’s got a great part in Transformers 3,” and he said he’s currently working on the script. So Bay’s not planning on getting revenge by, say, killing her off? “No, no. no,” he said, dismissing it. “She gets enough of that already.”
Megan Fox on Michael Bay making her tan- Allure magazine interview (May 2010):
“I had been tanning a lot so that Michael would be happy with my skin tone. Every spare moment of sun that was outside, I had to be in it,” the 24-year-old actress lamented in Allure magazine. “It’s not going to happen again because of the damage and the possible skin cancer.”
Deadline Hollywood Reports that Megan Fox Got the Axe (yesterday):
Nikki Finke reports: “I’ve just learned that Paramount won’t be picking up Megan Fox’s option on Transformers 3 — and that it was “ultimately” director Michael Bay’s decision.”
Megan Fox Insists She Quit Transformers and Wasn’t Fired:
“It was her decision not to return. She wishes the franchise the best.”
Here’s her quote:
I would like to take a moment to clarify something that has been brought to my attention this morning. It is very easy for comments to be taken out of context and create unnecessary drama-especially between us women. So I would like to tell you all directly so my words can not be misconstrued to sell someone else’s story…I have absolutely nothing against Lady Gaga or any other female artist in this business. I think she is great, and I appreciate any woman fearless enough to go against the norm. She has earned her success with hard work and a clear focus and I have nothing but respect for that. There is room for all of us on everyone’s iPods.This is not the first time I have been unfairly pitted against another female artist but it will be the last time I comment on the matter.
“Can’t hold us down….”