Shirley Manson Responds to Morrissey's Statements on Harvey Weinstein & Kevin Spacey: 'F--k You'

Joseph Cultice
Garbage

"Morrissey has lost the f--king plot."

In the days following the release of his new album Low in High SchoolMorrissey added to his history of generally tone deaf statements with remarks about Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and systemic sexual assault in the entertainment industry.

Last week, Morrissey did an interview with German news outlet Spiegel Online in which he cast doubt on the veracity of multiple accounts of sexual assault lodged against the media giants. A rough translation of his interview includes some extremely distasteful thoughts on sexual assault: “Of course, there are extreme cases, rape is disgusting, every physical attack is repulsive. But we have to see it in relative terms. Otherwise, every person on this planet is guilty… In many cases, one looks at the circumstances and thinks that the person referred to as a victim is merely disappointed.”

Yesterday, Shirley Manson of ’90s grunge heroes Garbage reacted to the interview with some very choice words for Morrissey, via the band’s Twitter account:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Morrissey has lost the fucking plot. Weinstein + Spacey unfairly attacked? For rape, sexual abuse+coercion etc. Fuck U Morrissey! Fuck YOU.</p>&mdash; Garbage (@garbage) <a href="https://twitter.com/garbage/status/932351110681042944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 19, 2017</a></blockquote>
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In case you were wondering if this was actually Shirley Manson, she would like you to know that it was:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">That’s right. I did.</p>&mdash; Garbage (@garbage) <a href="https://twitter.com/garbage/status/932470422167158784?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 20, 2017</a></blockquote>
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This article was originally published by Spin.


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