Top 10 Most Outrageous Morrissey Quotes

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Steven Patrick Morrissey, known as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author, who rose to fame as the frontman of the Smiths. The Smiths were active from 1982 to 1987 and since then, Morrissey has had a solo career.

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The Top Ten

1 "Bring me the head of Elton John... which is one instance in which meat would not be murder, if it were served on a plate.", 2002

This puts Cannibal Corpse to shame - Metal_Treasure

2 "The smell of burning animals is making me sick. I can smell burning flesh... and I hope to God it's human.", 2009

Morrissey said that while leaving the stage at Coachella - Metal_Treasure

3 On animal cruelty in China: "You can't help but feel that the Chinese people are a subspecies.", 2010
4 On the failed assassination attempt on Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: "The sorrow of the IRA Brighton bombing is that Thatcher escaped unscathed.", 1984
5 "I wish that Prince Charles had been shot. I think it would have made the world a more interesting place.", 1994

He said that when asked about an incident in which an Australian student shot a starting pistol at Prince Charles - Metal_Treasure

6 On his ex-bandmate, Smiths drummer Mike Joyce: "I wish the very very worst for Joyce for the rest of his life.", 1996
7 On the Norway massacre in which 77 people died: "That is nothing compared to what happens in McDonald's and Kentucky Fried s**t every day.", 2011
8 On the charity group Band Aid and its co-founder: "Bob Geldof is a nauseating character. Band Aid was the most self-righteous platform ever in the history of popular music.", 1985
9 "The rhino is now more or less extinct, and it's not because of global warming or shrinking habitats. It's because of Beyoncé's handbags.", 2013

He said that on stage in Los Angeles - Metal_Treasure

10 “If I met Vic Reeves, I’d have no desire other than to smack him in the face.”, 1994
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1. "Bring me the head of Elton John... which is one instance in which meat would not be murder, if it were served on a plate.", 2002
2. "The smell of burning animals is making me sick. I can smell burning flesh... and I hope to God it's human.", 2009
3. On animal cruelty in China: "You can't help but feel that the Chinese people are a subspecies.", 2010
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