Carly Rae Jepsen Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


24th January 2017

Fact: Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas and Carly Rae Jepsen have all been confirmed as performers at the Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday (28Jan17). The league has announced that Carly is to open the game with a rendition of the Canadian national anthem, Fifth Harmony will sing the American national anthem, while Nick will perform during the second intermission.


27th August 2015

Quote: "We were all there... He hires a band and he's got all these musicians and Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Usher and myself, so the band, I think, lasted about three songs before we just took that thing over and Tom (Hanks) actually jumped up and sang as well." Carly Rae Jepsen reveals her manager Scooter Braun's wedding reception was an all-star karaoke session.


27th August 2015

Quote: "My mother, she doesn't ever read too many articles... She always says, 'You can't feed into the good or the bad or you'll believe in both... but I believe this one', and the headline was, like, 'Carly Rae Jepsen might be a vampire'. I'll never tell." CARLY RAE JEPSEN jokes about her pale look.


30th April 2015

Quote: "If I got to live in London, then I'd be tempted to be a judge on one of your singing shows. I love the shopping and the people in London." Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen is open to a role on a talent show in Britain because she would love to live in the U.K. capital.


5th March 2015

Quote: "There was a hummingbird in one of the tents, and I saw a man grab a broom, and I guess he was trying to move the tent so the bird could run free. But in my mind - and I may have had a cocktail or two - I thought he was going to attack the bird with the broom. So I ran over to him and grabbed his arm, and I was like, 'Don't hurt the bird!' and he turns around and I was like, 'Tom Hanks!'" Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen had an embarrassing run-in with actor Tom Hanks while filming the music video for her new song, I Really Like You.


2nd March 2015

Quote: "He actually kind of offered. It's a strange, long story." Carly Rae Jepsen stops short of revealing why Tom Hanks offered up his services as the star of the singer's new music video, I Really Like You, alongside Justin Bieber. The unlikely trio shot the promo on the streets of New York City last month (Feb15).


2nd October 2013

Tweet: "As you all know, I love a good book... so I decided to share my love of reading with you! I'm starting a book club called the #NerdyGirlzBookClub! At the beginning of every month I'll recommend a great book that we can discuss!" Pop star and avid reader Carly Rae Jepsen invites fans to join her new online book club.


5th August 2013

Quote: "One of my proudest moments ever was seeing him stand up for a kid who was being bullied in school. My brother was that popular boy in school, so when he made a stance against everyone who was picking on this kid, they stopped. I remember thinking, ‘Wow, this is the coolest he's ever been.'" Carly Rae Jepsen was proud of her brother when he stood up against a gang of bullies.


4th July 2013

Tweet: "So sad to hear about the floods in Calgary and that the show was cancelled. I'll be back soon! Stay safe everyone!" Carly Rae Jepsen reaches out to fans in Calgary, Canada after she was forced to cancel a show in the city due to the floods which have hit the area.


1st July 2013

Fact: Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen gave her manager Scooter Braun an unusual birthday present this year (13) - she has arranged for him to go parasailing.


30th June 2013

Quote: "(It is) hard work. It takes a lot of planning and organisation which, if you know me, are two of my least awesome skills... He's always like, 'Where are you going next week?' and I'll be like, 'Oh, something with an M?'" Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen works hard to maintain her relationship with her singer/songwriter boyfriend Matthew Koma.


23rd June 2013

Quote: "I've been going to bed at seven in the morning. I've always been a night owl. I feel most creative at night. If I could, I'd sleep the morning away and wake up at three o'clock in the afternoon every day." Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen keeps nocturnal hours.


21st June 2013

Quote: "I did not know that it was going to be the big deal it became, but it just wasn't something I felt comfortable supporting. So I got out of it, and I'm hoping that moments like that do put a bit more light on that sort of subject, because it's something that shouldn't be an issue any longer. This sort of stuff needs to stop now." Carly Rae Jepsen stands by her decision to scrap a planned performance at the National Scout Jamboree due to the continuing controversy over the Boys Scouts of America's policies towards gay members.


21st June 2013

Quote: "People are constantly, like, 'Is Justin Ok?' I've not really noticed any of that. I feel like Justin's a guy who's working hard every day, and I think the media can sometimes be a little brutal with stuff and over-exaggerate things. But I stand by him. I support him. I think he's a good guy, and he's doing the best he can." Carly Rae Jepsen offers her support to embattled mentor Justin Bieber as the pop superstar continues to grab the headlines for all the wrong reasons.


21st March 2013

Quote: "There was a group of schoolkids who were doing a tour at the same time, and once they saw us we had a big game of hide and seek. We'd go to one room and they'd chase us, then we'd go to the next one and they'd chase us. I guess that's what happens when you go to the Louvre in the middle of the day." Singer Carly Rae Jepsen tried to hide from fans during a recent tour of the French art museum with her parents.


21st March 2013

Fact: Carly Rae Jepsen is giving fans the chance to write her new song as part of a new Coca-Cola and American Idol initiative. As part of Coke's Perfect Harmony, which allows fans to vote on their favourite lyrics for an original song, the Call Me Maybe singer is asking fans to help her complete new tune Take A Picture, which she will perform on the Idol season finale on 15 May (13).


1st March 2013

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to an incredible artist and friend... Enjoy 19!" Carly Rae Jepsen wishes Justin Bieber a happy birthday.


1st March 2013

Fact: Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen's manager Scooter Braun has signed Glee star Amber Riley to his talent roster. He says, "Her voice is incredible and there's a big gap right now in true R&B... and we're working on an album right now and we're also working on a couple of incredible developments in acting. She's incredibly talented... and she makes the best mac and cheese."


11th February 2013

Quote: "It was like a wedding moment... I felt, like, sort of in that moment of Disney when Ariel (from The Little Mermaid) gets legs for the first time." Carly Rae Jepsen on the shiny black Roberto Cavalli dress she wore to the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (10Feb13).


10th February 2013

Quote: "That was just a scary music video... I was driving in that Fiat and I thought I was going to kill people. I'm a terrible driver." Carly Rae Jepsen wasn't comfortable behind the wheel in her Good Time video.


8th February 2013

Quote: "I'm presenting... and my main victory will be getting down the red carpet without tripping... I'm thinking of just rollerblading... We got my boyfriend's outfit in Japan, so we're pretty stoked." Carly Rae Jepsen on her plans for the Grammy Awards on Sunday (10Feb13).


1st February 2013

Quote: "I was in Paris promoting my new album, Kiss, for three days with no time off. So I went out at four in the morning to go explore the entire city. I try to make moments happen that feel very special and memorable." Carly Rae Jepsen often explores cities in the middle of the night when she doesn't have time for sightseeing.


14th December 2012

Quote: "I just found out about this, yeah, on Twitter actually!... It's cute... I'm happy for them!" Carly Rae Jepsen was pleased to see news about rumoured couple Taylor Swift and One Direction star Harry Styles.


14th December 2012

Quote: "It was a really shocking moment when I found out I'd been nominated... I've actually invited all my family to be there with me and share in the experience with me, so it will be special for all of us." Carly Rae Jepsen is planning to go all out for her upcoming trip to the Grammy Awards. She has landed two nominations.


29th November 2012

Fact: Carly Rae Jepsen and new Glee hunk Dean Geyer both finished third on Tv talent shows Canadian Idol and Australian Idol, respectively.


23rd November 2012

Fact: Singer Carly Rae Jepsen, British boyband The Wanted and rapper Flo Rida were among the stars who performed during MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (22Nov12). Actress Whoopi Goldberg also waved to fans from a float during the annual cruise through the streets of New York City.


22nd November 2012

Tweet: "B-Day surprise on stage?! A new, hot pink mic stand from my band and crew! Thanks Detroit for a night to remember. Best Birthday Ever! Thanks guys." Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen was handed a present while performing in Michigan on her 27th birthday on Wednesday (21Nov12).


21st November 2012

Tweet: "Wow... Thanks for all the Bday wishes! I feel spoiled rotten." Singer Carly Rae Jepsen is grateful for fans' kind messages as she celebrates her 27th birthday on Wednesday (21Nov12).


10th September 2012

Fact: Singer Carly Rae Jepsen has signed on as the new face of U.S. fashion retailer Wet Seal. The Call Me Maybe hitmaker will front the trendy brand's autumn and winter (12) advertising campaigns.


23rd July 2012

Tweet: "Crazy morning. Discovered that someone put up a sex tape claiming to be me. Ridiculous. Obviously not me." Carly Rae Jepsen responds to reports she features in a new sex tape.


27th June 2012

Quote: "In high school I met this loner type who was really into chess, which I thought was strange and intelligent. My stepfather taught me, and I offered this guy a game. He kicked my a**, but we ended up dating." Call Me Maybe hitmaker Carly Rae Jepsen on the best way to break the ice with a crush.


27th June 2012

Fact: Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Seth Green and Carly Rae Jepsen were among the stars who turned out for the premiere of Katy Perry's new documentary Part Of Me at Hollywood's Grauman's Theatre on Tuesday (26Jun12).


11th June 2012

Quote: "It's been done before. Some guys start with, 'Hey, I just met you and this is crazy...' It's not very original." Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen isn't impressed when men hit on her using lyrics to her smash hit Call Me Maybe.


10th June 2012

Fact: Pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen performed her smash-hit Call Me Maybe with comedian Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots in a dressing room backstage at his Late Night chat show on Friday (08Jun12). The Canadian star's odd acoustic performance featured a ukelele, a children's xylophone, a kazoo and mouth-keyboard and various woodwind and percussion instruments. Jepsen herself played a triangle.


23rd March 2012

Quote: "At the time, I was touring in Canada in a soccer mom van with my band and it seemed too be good to be true." Singer Carly Rae Jepsen on life before Justin Bieber signed her to his record label.


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