“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”
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“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”
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“This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on,” he wrote.
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“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
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