I still don’t get why we idolize sports stars and rock stars and allow ourselves to think its moral that they make ka-millions of dollars. Only people worse are the corporate cronies in the sports racket and music industry who don’t contribute anything but get just as fat off of us.
Still, as a hustling entrepreneur who finds his income questioned all the time on this blog—despite the fact that, like too many of us, I’ve come (successfully) through foreclosure and am even now struggling to make ends meet in an uneven economy etc etc—I love how our society, ie many of you, give a pass to douche bags like this one.
Yes, I’m irey. ~ WL.
1> He actually really seriously thinks Oasis is in the top 20, possibly top 7, bands of all time.
2> He feels no shame for reveling in rock star cliches while the world lives in poverty and hunger etc etc:
“I needed a drug habit, a chimp, a Rolls-Royce and a top hat and cane…I got a £110,000 supercar that was built for myself, and I didn’t even have a driving license. They said it would take about a year and a half to build, and I was thinking, Great, I’ll have easily learned to drive in a year and a half…I completely forgot about it and started partying with supermodels, and about a year and a half later somebody delivered it to my house, and I had no idea what they were talking about.
3> His children will be unhappy trustafarian douchebags, unless they get free of his god-awful parenting “wisdom”:
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The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. These People are Rare Gems—Keep Them, Fight for Them, don’t Give Up on Them. Mom, can I Call her Mom, Too? Jon Stewart makes first appearance since retiring—”it’s not your country.” Waylon shares 10 transformingly beautiful Quotes about Love. My Marriage had to End—for my Life to Begin. The Day I Stopped Running. Why your Yoga Goals are (Probably) Irrelevant, if not Downright Dangerous. Dear Woman in the White Car at Margaritas Mexican Grill in West Memphis, Arkansas on July 15th, 2012.