“The only time I really got upset [with deadmau5] was when he started taking stabs at Marshmello, acting like such a fucking bully … Marshmello is this young kid who looks up to deadmau5, and the first tweet he gets from deadmau5 is talking shit about him. That’s when I had to stand up and be like, ‘Stop being a fucking bully to people.’”
“I’m joining him for his album. Who knows if I’ll do something that’s more of a Skrillex thing with him, but he has a vision for his album, and I’m helping him produce it on some of the songs … It’s incredible. He’s my favorite songwriter to work with, and he’s the most fun guy to be in the studio with.”
He also recorded a song called “Chillin’” with Kehlani and Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” co-writer Bibi Bourelly. No word on when fans can expect that to drop.
The weirdest takeaway? Definitely his gift from Jared Leto.
We’ve heard the stories: In preparation for Leto’s turn as the Joker, the method actor committed to his character’s clownish sadism in real life,mailing live rats to co-star Margot Robbie. Then, while on the set of the “Purple Lamborghini” video, the actor awarded Skrillex with “the biggest dildo” he had ever seen “and a bunch of weird shit in a box,” Skrillex recalls. “I was just like, ‘Thank you.’”
Read the full interview on Complex.