Stipe: 'I Wear Make-up To Hide Away'

MICHAEL STIPE uses his eccentric stage make-up as a mask because he's terrified of revealing his true personality. The REM frontman, famed for his colourful face paints, admits it covers a "basic insecurity" and hates being photographed without it. He reveals, "I still carry the same insecurities and inadequacies that everyone carries and there is a vulnerability that prevents me becoming some disgusting global pop star".


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