Fall Out Boy Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


19th August 2015

Quote: "The Uma Thurman melody idea came up, and we were like, 'OK, now we'll reach out to Uma and see if she's down with us doing this, because otherwise we're going to have to go back to the drawing board and figure it out... I don't know how she really feels about the song, but she's OK about naming it Uma Thurman, which is cool." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz tells Billboard.com Uma Thurman was happy for his band to use her name for its latest hit.


12th February 2015

Quote: "I do (like the song), I'm so flattered, it's so nice. It's incredibly chivalrous, nobody asks permission for anything, anymore, you don't even expect it, so I'm incredibly flattered and I'm so happy for them that they're having this great success." Uma Thurman is a big fan of the Fall Out Boy hit named after the actress.


23rd January 2015

Quote: “I thought it was a forever thing. At the same time, we were both really young. Being too young... I think there’s an important thing where you know how to fight. You can fight with somebody but it’s not the end of everything. But if you don’t know how to have those arguments then they become nuclear. And we were doing this all in the public eye, which doesn’t help." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz fears he and ex-wife Ashlee Simpson wed too young.


12th January 2015

Fact: Rockers Fall Out Boy's new single, Uma Thurman, features a sampled theme from hit Tv show The Munsters. The track refers to the actress' iconic dance sequence in the film Pulp Fiction.


30th October 2014

Quote: "We were on this big tour over the summer and if I got to make it to the end of the tour and I didn't have to cancel the show, he was going to be a saint. so he made it. I even helped deliver him. I scrubbed in and I helped pull him out. New babies are very slippery." Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz on the inspiration behind his newborn son Saint Laszlo's unique name.


15th September 2014

Quote: "It was crazy. The doctor was like, 'You're going to help, you're going to deliver this baby', and I was like, 'Oh my God, I'm not ready'. I put on the scrubs and gloves and stuff and did the delivery. After the head came out, I was there, you know, and all I could think of was, 'Please do not drop this baby'." Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz was a big part of his son Saint Laszlo's delivery last month (Aug14).


16th June 2014

Tweet: "I basically can't even go on the Internet because I haven't seen the new episode of Got... here we are again. anyone wanna bring the new episode of Got to heathrow (airport) and eat gummy bears with me?" Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz is desperate to watch the Game of Thrones season finale, which aired in the U.S. on Sunday night (15Jun14).


3rd June 2014

Quote: "He's been in a couple of videos of ours, he's like the ultimate child actor, dorky dudes who made good. He is actually a true inspiration to me because he's like the kid who made it and is cool and awesome." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on his pal Seth Green.


28th May 2014

Fact: Elton John gets drenched with fake blood in the promo for Save Rock And Roll by Fall Out Boy. The veteran singer features on the track and performs with the band but the clip concludes with the Rocket Man having blood thrown over him.


12th February 2014

Fact: Rockers Fall Out Boy have created their own version of viral video game Flappy Bird, titled Fall Out Bird. The original cell phone app, which required gamers to help the bird 'fly' by tapping the screen, was removed from the Internet by its creator over the weekend (09Feb14). Fall Out Bird, which features the animated heads of the bandmembers, is expected to be released this week (begs10Feb14).


5th November 2013

Fact: GAVIN DeGraw, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy, Cher Lloyd and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will be among the stars performing on floats at this year's (13) MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York later this month (Nov13).


27th March 2013

Tweet: "I've listened to My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark by @FallOutBoy 43 times today." Taylor Swift is obsessed with the new single from reunited rockers Fall Out Boy.


22nd March 2013

Fact: Rockers Fall Out Boy's comeback album features collaborations with Sir Elton John and Courtney Love.


5th June 2012

Fact: Former Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz celebrated his birthday by partying in Las Vegas over the weekend (02-03Jun12). He turns 33 on Tuesday (05Jun12).


9th September 2009

Fact: Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and PANIC! AT THE DISCO stars SPENCER SMITH and BRANDAN URIE formed a one-off supergroup, called the Decaydence All-Stars, for the Warped Tour 15th anniversary party in Los Angeles on Sunday night (06Sep09). The trio and pals performed Blink-182’s Dammit and Journey’s rock classic Don’t Stop Believin’. Katy Perry, Ice-T and punk acts NoFX, Bad Religion and Rise Against also performed.


2nd July 2009

Quote: "I still can't deal with him being in the past tense. It has me messed up. I can't put it into words. When I was little it felt like you were from the future. You were otherworldly. You mapped out my imagination. Then you made it real. I've never felt this way before in my life about someone I have never met. Thank you for everything." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz is finding it difficult to deal with the death of Michael Jackson.


15th May 2009

Fact: Blink-182 will hit the road with Weezer and Fall Out Boy when they return for dates this summer (09).


7th April 2009

Fact: The doughnut delivery truck which rockers Fall Out Boy revamped for their I DON'T CARE video is to be used as a mobile blood bank. Bassist Pete Wentz has donated the vehicle - which they bought online at CraigsList.com - to American Red Cross officials.


26th March 2009

Fact: Rockers Fall Out Boy were the first celebrities to land one million friends on their MySpace.com community website page. Bass player Pete Wentz boasts they now have 1.7 million friends.


17th March 2009

Fact: Rapper 50 Cent is teaming up with Fall Out Boy for the rockers forthcoming BELIEVERS NEVER DIE PART DEUX tour. The Candy Shop hitmaker will share a stage with the band for five dates of their U.S. tour, which kicks off in Dallas in April (09).


3rd March 2009

Quote: "If I'd kept all the underwear that has been thrown at me on stage, I could open a very large department store." Rocker Pete Wentz's devoted fans aren't shy about showing their support for his band Fall Out Boy.


1st March 2009

Quote: "He comes to the tour sometimes. He doesn't go to the shows yet." Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has been introducing his baby son BRONX MOWGLI to life on the road.


25th February 2009

Fact: Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz is to try his hand at presenting - he will host the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards in Sydney on 27 March (09).


8th February 2009

Quote: "You know you've struck a nerve when you make Joe Satriani accuse you of stealing his song." Fall Out Boy star Patrick Stump credits Coldplay for upsetting guitar great Satriani.


27th January 2009

Quote: "The video lifts a lot (from) (WHO FRAMED) ROGER RABBIT. That movie is completely overlooked in history, because it's awesome." Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz wanted to pay tribute to one of his favourite films in the band's new video for I DON'T CARE.


5th January 2009

Quote: "I don't know if I can have high expectations for 2009 because 2008 was so good. He's the best thing that ever happened to me. It was the greatest year of my life." Ashlee Simpson-WENTZ hails 2008 as the best year of her life after marrying Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and giving birth to son BRONX MOWGLI in November (08).


2nd December 2008

Fact: More than 800 items of music memorabilia from stars including Madonna, Rihanna and Fall Out Boy are set to go under the hammer on internet auction site eBay. The proceeds will benefit AIDS charity LIFEbeat, the Music Industry Fights AIDS.


1st December 2008

Quote: "Kanye West is the best thing happening in pop music right now... Kanye's the maverick. Kanye is like 'highway to the danger zone'." Fall Out Boy star Patrick Stump is a big fan of rapper West.


29th November 2008

Quote: "Once I have my hat on and take my glasses off - so I can't see past the first row - I can relax." Fall Out Boy star Patrick Stump on how he combats stage nerves.


17th November 2008

Quote: "When you're on tour you can be late a lot - but when you're a dad you can't be late... A baby doesn't wait!" Good Charlotte singer Joel Madden has been giving parenting advice to Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz.


4th November 2008

Fact: Mum-to-be Ashlee Simpson celebrated a Winnie the Pooh-themed baby shower on Saturday (01Nov08) with celebrity pals including sister Jessica Simpson, actress Emmy Rossum and Nicole Richie, who brought her daughter HARLOW along. Simpson's Fall Out Boy rocker husband Pete Wentz was also present at the bash, held at the Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles.


31st October 2008

Quote: "It's starting at 3.15am, I swear to God. It'll take about 12 hours for about four an hour, so I'm gonna be real interesting by about three in the afternoon." Fall Out Boy star Patrick Stump isn't looking forward to the band's Halloween (31Oct08) radio interview record attempt. The group have to record 58 radio chats on the same day.


30th October 2008

Quote: "I do like to trim my armpit hair. I like to be streamline when I'm going through airports. I couldn't shave my head though. In my passport photo I look like I am carrying a bomb." Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has a strict beauty regime.


29th October 2008

Quote: "I don't like the way peanut butter tastes horrid over there." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz often skips breakfast while in the U.K.


29th October 2008

Quote: "The Irreplaceable song he wrote for Beyonce is just off the wall, I mean it’s bonkers. One of the best songs ever." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz is a huge fan of R+B star NE-YO.


29th October 2008

Quote: "Very few people can pull off wearing a suit and wear football shorts. He can do both." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz loves soccer star David Beckham's style.


24th October 2008

Fact: Rockers Fall Out Boy played their smallest ever gig in the U.K. on Thursday (23Oct08) night - their 35-minute set at the London Dungeon was watched by just 80 people.


24th October 2008

Fact: Good Charlotte have recorded remixes with Fall Out Boy and The Game for their forthcoming album. The Greatest Remixes will hit shops in the U.S. on 25 November (08).


16th October 2008

Fact: Kanye West, Kid Rock, Fall Out Boy, Nelly, Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Hudson and Wyclef Jean are among the musicians performing in a forthcoming televised series of pop concerts in a special news show spotlighting U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the Brave is scheduled to air next week (24Oct08).


13th October 2008

Fact: Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz has opened a branch of his New York bar Angels + Kings in Barcelona, Spain.


30th September 2008

Fact: Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz has followed in the footsteps of Brad Pitt and Steven Spielberg by donating money to the campaign to keep same-sex marriages legal in California. The bassist also attended a fundraising event in Hollywood on Sunday (28Sep08) to help collect for the cause.


25th September 2008

Fact: U.S. rockers Fall Out Boy have demanded 777 white candles as part of their rider for the BBC - Switch Live gig in London next month (12Oct08).


21st July 2008

Fact: Rapper T.I. has teamed up with rockers Fall Out Boy for new song OUT IN THE COLD, which will feature on the hip-hop star's upcoming album PAPER TRAIL.


19th June 2008

Fact: Rocker Pete Wentz has landed a role in David Duchovny's hit TV show CALIFORNICATION. The newlywed Fall Out Boy star will play himself in an episode due to air later in 2008.


27th May 2008

Fact: Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz stepped out with his new wife Ashlee Simpson on Monday (26May08) sporting a bizarre facemask. The newlyweds were leaving a pal's party in Los Angeles when Wentz donned the paper plate mask, which had two eyeholes and a message that read: "Your ad could be here... Email jon@Douchebag.com".


14th May 2008

Quote: "I get a look (from her) every time I don't say fiancee." Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz admits fiancee Ashlee Simpson is unimpressed when he forgets their new relationship status.


21st April 2008

Quote: "I was called a douchebag or whatever when I was 14 years old. Since then we've invented iPhones and mp3 players - can we come up with new derogatory names? Let's get the technology up to speed here!" Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz wants his enemies to be more creative.


17th April 2008

Quote: "All I can really say is I'm totally happy for them. And I'm happy for myself, too. I'll probably get to wear a tux." Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump is delighted his bandmate Pete Wentz is to marry girlfriend Ashlee Simpson. The couple announced their engagement earlier this month (10Apr08).


11th April 2008

Fact: Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz collects vintage Transformers toys.


11th April 2008

Quote: "I've always been all right being second place to her. I'm fine being her purse." Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz accepts he'll never be as famous as his wife-to-be Ashlee Simpson.


10th April 2008

Quote: "I would not even try to step in and design Ashlee's wedding dress... Anyone who would want a wedding dress designed by me, I would not want to marry them." Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz won't be putting his design skills to use for his upcoming nuptials with fiancee Ashlee Simpson.


20th March 2008

Quote: "It is like the jock and the nerd hanging out. I am trying to get him to teach me to throw a football." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on befriending Dallas Cowboys star Tony Romo, the boyfriend of his girlfriend Ashlee Simpson's sister, JESSICA.


26th February 2008

Fact: Pop punks Fall Out Boy have recorded a cover of Michael Jackson's BEAT IT with a "special guest guitarist" on their new album, oddly titled ****.


18th February 2008

Quote: "Watch Top Gun. Follow it exactly." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz explains how he got the inspiration to make a move on his pop star girlfriend Ashlee Simpson - by copying Tom Cruise's efforts to win over Kelly McGillis in Top Gun.


31st January 2008

Fact: Hip-hop group The Roots are to collaborate with rockers Fall Out Boy on a track for their next album RISING DOWN. The disc is also set to feature rappers Common, Mos Def and LUPE FIASCO.


24th January 2008

Quote: "We aren't officially living together, but we do have sleepovers pretty much every night." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz clarifies his relationship status with girlfriend ASHLEE SIMPSON.


19th January 2008

Quote: "Going to Uganda was one of the most hope-filled experiences and also one of the most demoralising, where I'm like, 'I don't know if there's a solution for this problem. I don't know if it can be solved. I don't know if the western world wants it to be solved." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz was left in a pessimistic state of mind following his trip to the African country last year (07).


24th December 2007

Quote: "I will most likely do my usual Chinese food and a movie, which in my family is an important tradition. General Tso's chicken and a movie with someone similar to, but not necessarily Matt Damon. F**king paradise." Fall Out Boy rocker JOE TROHMAN plans a modern take on Christmas.


21st December 2007

Fact: Fall Out Boy star Patrick Stump is to start 2008 as an actor after landing the role of a murder suspect in the new series of hit cop drama LAW + ORDER, which airs on 2 January (08).


6th December 2007

Fact: Revered documentary maker Albert Maysles is shooting a new road movie with rockers Fall Out Boy as his subjects. The 80-year-old filmmaker, who shot Rolling Stones rockumentary Gimme Shelter, has become a regular on Fall Out Boy's tour bus, where he's shooting footage for an upcoming concert film.


20th November 2007

Quote: "If there was life on other planets, and there was a Miss Universe pageant, she would definitely represent Earth. She is gorgeous in person." Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is in awe of Beyonce Knowles' beauty.


15th September 2007

Quote: "I can't pick my nose at stoplights." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on the worst thing about fame.


12th September 2007

Quote: "We're past the honeymoon period. The truth is, it's crazy to be able to kiss your best friend. It's just a really awesome thing." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on his romance with Ashlee Simpson.


1st September 2007

Fact: PANIC! AT THE DISCO rocker RYAN ROSS celebrated his 21st birthday on Thursday (30Aug07) at New York City bar Angels + Kings, owned by rockers including Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz.


25th August 2007

Fact: Fall Out Boy performed covers of Akon'S hit single Nobody Wants To See Us Together and tracks by Michael Jackson and HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS at England's Leeds Festival this weekend (25Aug07).


20th August 2007

Quote: "Once I was in the bathroom at a Fall Out Boy concert and some guy comes in, sees the syringe and goes, 'Cool.' He had no idea." Not everyone knows THE JONAS BROTHERS star NICK JONAS suffers from diabetes.


27th July 2007

Quote: "I'm a totally normal guy. I'm what we call 'TV Ugly': handsome enough to be cast as the ugly friend. I'm 'TV Fat', a thin guy compared to most of the population, but, well, you know..." Fall Out Boy star Patrick Stump understands why he is not considered to be a heart-throb.


14th June 2007

Quote: "I sometimes rock out to some '80s music for her because it always gets her out of a bad mood." Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz knows how to cheer up his girlfriend Ashlee Simpson.


18th May 2007

Quote: "I get a ton of under-eye circles because I don't sleep." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz is surprised he was voted one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People Magazine.


21st April 2007

Quote: "Yeah, that was a big personal issue. I was like, 'I've got to get my dating life in order here...' Come on guys." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on reports the group's US tour has been postponed because he wants to spend more time with new girlfriend Ashlee Simpson.


17th March 2007

Fact: Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz has teamed up with DKNY Jeans to create a new sportwear line for juniors, called Clandestine Industries. The clothing items will feature prints of the rocker's tattoos.


27th February 2007

Quote: "Anybody above the waist is fair game." Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz admits he'll kiss anyone, male or female.


22nd February 2007

Quote: "It was strange. It's still one of those things where you're waiting to find out you're on PUNK'D." Singer/guitarist PATRICK STUMP was stunned by the instant success of Fall Out Boy's latest album INFINITY ON HIGH.


15th February 2007

Quote: "I try to wear clothes where people are like, 'Wow, that looks weird.'" Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz on his penchant for crazy clothing.


12th February 2007

Quote: "I got an email from my mom that said, 'Be more careful next time.'" Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on his mother's reaction to his manhood-revealing camera phone snapshot that made it onto the Internet last year (06).


9th February 2007

Quote: "When I started to get text messages... I felt the colour come out of my face. I freaked out. I wanted someone in jail." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz on his reaction after hearing his group's new album INFINITY ON HIGH had been leaked onto the internet.


1st September 2006

Fact: Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz hit the red carpet at the MTV VMAs last night (31AUG06) with a simian accessory - a pet monkey called SIMI.


1st September 2006

Fact: Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz hit the red carpet at the MTV VMAs last night (31AUG06) with a simian accessory - a pet monkey called SIMI.


21st April 2006

Quote: "Our biggest fans in the industry are all rappers. No movie stars or anything, just people like Jay-Z and Fat Joe. They love us!" Rockers Fall Out Boy have an unusual celebrity fan base.


27th January 2006

Quote: <p>"We asked (the audience) for names at a show. A kid yelled 'Fall Out Boy,' (which is) BART's alter-ego on The Simpsons. It just stuck." FALL OUT BOY member PETE WENZ explains how the band got its unusual name. </p>


13th December 2005

Fact: <p>Rapper Kanye West will end an amazing year by teaming up with Shakira and MAROON 5's Adam Levine for MTV's 14th annual New Year's Eve broadcast. Common, All-American Rejects, Fall Out Boy and Young Jeezy are also scheduled to perform. </p>


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