Marianne Faithfull Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


29th July 2014

Quote: "Well, since Damon's spilled the beans I feel we can all sort of talk about it now." Singer/songwriter Marianne Faithfull is happy to discuss her former addiction to heroin since Blur frontman Damon Albarn spoke out earlier this year (14) to detail his battle with the drug in the 1990s.


31st December 2012

Quote: "I don't really like Lady Gaga's music. I quite like Rihanna's and I prefer a f**k-off attitude. I think Lady Gaga tries too hard." '60s icon Marianne Faithfull is not a fan of the Poker Face singer.


8th November 2011

Quote: "My greatest fashion loss happened when I left Mick and consequently, my whole Ossie Clark collection. I don't know what he did with them all." Sixties icon Marianne Faithfull is sad she lost so many stylish outfits when she split from Sir Mick Jagger.


13th July 2011

Quote: "I don't like being associated with drugs and Mick Jagger. It's the association I don't like. People change. I know the media can't accept that, but... since 1985 I haven't done drugs. That's a long time." Marianne Faithfull hates her wild 1960s links to the Rolling Stones and the rock 'n' roll life.


20th June 2011

Quote: "I really am indifferent to the Stones... I'm fond of Keith. I've got no axe to grind with Mick Jagger, but we're just not on the same planet." Former Rolling Stones muse and Mick Jagger's ex Marianne Faithfull no longer has anything to do with the band.


19th June 2011

Quote: "It really irritates me that people don't see me as a musician. Maybe they will when I croak (die)." Marianne Faithfull fears she'll have to die before she's appreciated as being more than Mick Jagger's 'it girl' ex.


14th March 2011

Quote: "When I was a street junkie I would eat just shredded wheat with milk and sugar. About every two weeks I'd take myself to San Lorenzo and have fish, mashed potato and spinach, which I'm sure is what kept me alive." Singer Marianne Faithful credits her rare and simple meal at London's renowned San Lorenzo restaurant with saving her during her dark drug days.


28th February 2011

Quote: "He makes them especially for me. He only makes shoes with sky-high heels but I say to him, 'Now Christian, that won't do for me, I am 64, I have to have nice sensible boots that hold my ankles'." Marianne Faithfull has her footwear tailor-made by famed designer Christian Louboutin.


2nd April 2009

Quote: "My front teeth were punched out by a male nurse in the detox clinic." Marianne Faithfull admits her teeth aren't all her own.


30th March 2009

Quote: "I'm thinking about it (cosmetic surgery). I'd love to have the area around my neck and my chin just lifted a bit, but the problem is I don't like pain. I think I will probably do it eventually." Singer Marianne Faithfull is eyeing an extreme makeover."


26th February 2009

Quote: "In the 60s, I had an awful lot of gay friends, partly because of being with Mick Jagger - he drew them like a magnet." Singer Marianne Faithful claims her rocker ex was a hit with gay guys.


26th February 2009

Quote: "We had a falling out. I think we just realised that we didn't really like each other." Marianne Faithful is no longer friends with supermodel Kate Moss.


6th February 2009

Quote: "Sid made sex purposely corny and mundane - making it easy to overcome adolescent inhibitions. Everyone wanted to sleep with Sid. Except for Marianne Faithfull... she insisted he take a bath first." Malcolm McLaren insists late punk idol Sid Vicious was a ladies' man.


31st October 2007

Quote: "When I finally got help for my addiction, the doctor taught me that somewhere down the line I had confused heroine with love." Marianne Faithful explains her struggle with the deadly drug back in the Swinging Sixties.


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