Marianne Faithfull calls Rihanna and Miley Cyrus 'rubbishy s*****'
Marianne Faithfull says 'they want to be so much in the music business that they're prepared to make complete fools of themselves. I'm amazed'
Speaking to ITV News in an interview ahead of the release of her new album, Faithfull was asked what she thought of young artists like Miley Cyrus or Rihanna and the way they dress.
She replied: "I think they are complete rubbishy sluts actually."
"I've no idea what they think. I cannot understand that way of thinking."
"That they want to be so much in the music business that they're prepared to make complete fools of themselves. I'm amazed," she added.
Faithfull was one of the "it" girls of the 60s, known for dating Rolling Stones rockers Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and for her wild lifestyle.
Recently, Faithfull claimed her drug dealing ex-boyfriend “killed” Jim Morrison after accidentally supplying him heroin that was too strong.
Faithfull told a music magazine she was now the only person alive “connected” to Morrison’s death, after travelling to Paris in 1971.
Faithfull, the former girlfriend of Rolling Stone Sir Mick Jagger, has now told MOJO magazine she knows “who killed Jim Morrison”, pointing the finger at the late drug dealer Jean de Breiteuil.
She claimed she had decided to take the question of Morrison’s death “very seriously”, after being asked by a British journalist: “Why exactly did you kill Jim Morrison?”
Faithfull, who co-wrote Rolling Stones song Sister Morphine and struggled with drug issues herself, said she had travelled to Paris with heroin dealer Breiteuil in the summer of 1971.
She claims he told her he had to pay a visit to Morrison’s apartment, but chose to stay in her own hotel room taking ‘downers’.
“I could intuitively feel trouble,” she said. “I thought, I’ll take a few Tuinal and I won’t be there.
“And he went to see Jim Morrison and killed him.
“I mean I’m sure it was an accident. Poor b------. The smack was too strong? Yeah. And he died. And I didn’t know anything about this.
“Anyway, everybody connected to the death of this poor guy is dead now. Except me.”
Breiteuil died of an overdose not long afterwards, in 1971.
Faithfull also spoke of singer Amy Winehouse, who also died aged 27, saying she was “appalled” at the circumstances.
“Amy was very, very wary of me,” she told the magazine. “She knew that I knew and she didn’t want me to say anything.
“There’s a level of narcissism which is all mixed up with self-hatred. I know it well. It’s like a glass wall between you and the world, so that all the love that everybody pours onto you, you don’t feel it.”