Author Reply popp (Login idnks) 18.104.22.168
Re: Morrissey - "I am Proud Of David Bowie Refusing A Knighthood" July 17 2012, 5:11 PM
i don't understand why he always refers to bowie, negative one day, positive the other, i just wished he stuck to his own actions instead of judging others
what a beautiful thread, tell the others. sammy mcnight (Login pleasecomeaway) BW Member 22.214.171.124
Re: Morrissey - "I am Proud Of David Bowie Refusing A Knighthood" July 17 2012, 5:52 PM
I think Bowie struck the right chord, neither accepting nor gloating over bis non-acceptance. He simply expressed mild bemusement. I too think it is one of his better moments.
gabe (Login gabe_) BW Member 126.96.36.199
Re: Morrissey - "I am Proud Of David Bowie Refusing A Knighthood" July 17 2012, 6:33 PM
I agree sammy
Bowie quietly turned down the knighthood. He didn't go the media looking for a front page news story on how bad ass for refusing, like what Morrisey would do. David also didn't trash anyone who excepted it. Bowie has far too much class, its a shame Morrisey doesn't have any. andy (Login andyrushworth) BW Member 188.8.131.52
Re: Morrissey - "I am Proud Of David Bowie Refusing A Knighthood" July 18 2012, 5:18 PM
The only thing that slightly bores me is Bowie's need to explain that HE turned down a knighthood but I suppose he is a celeb and wants everyone to know his business when it suits him !
I still think his greatest move was dedicating Always Crashing In The Same Car to the deceased Princess Diana
that was spontaneous and less contrived ! thats if its true ?
(Login Sparkina) BW Member 184.108.40.206
Re: Morrissey - "I am Proud Of David Bowie Refusing A Knighthood" July 19 2012, 2:04 AM
Bowie doesn't need to be a knight. He's the freakin' emperor
(Login muzz08) BW Member 220.127.116.11
benighted July 19 2012, 8:17 PM
v astute move by DB, and of course he'd let it be known he turned one down, whatever that means
mozz is just hunting some column inches, he is such a busted flush it's so sad - to do so much in pop so quickly and then have so little so say for so long.
(Login ajowen) BW Member 18.104.22.168
benighted July 20 2012, 10:52 AM
Did David ever 'announce' that he had turned down a knighthood?? I have only ever seen him look slightly embarrassed when an interviewer brought the subject up.
ulysses (Login ulysse99) 22.214.171.124
Re: benighted July 20 2012, 3:16 PM Em (Login crackedemerald) BW Member 126.96.36.199
Re: Benighted July 20 2012, 4:04 PM
Morrissey: "I want 'em to offer me a knighthood so I can turn it down, too!"
"With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil, that takes religion." Steven Weinberg
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