Grace Jones Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

2nd October 2015

Fact: Provocative pop star Grace Jones stunned photographers at a book signing event in New York on Thursday (01Oct15) when she arrived two hours later and then flashed her boobs. The 67 year old was promoting her new book I'll Never Write My Memoirs at a Big Apple Barnes & Noble store when she flashed patient snappers awaiting her entrance. Even before she lifted her top for the photographers, it was clear the Slave to the Rhythm singer wasn't wearing a bra as she opted to attend the book launch in a sheer mesh top.

21st September 2015

Quote: "If someone just comes to me and says 'Work with me!', my initial thing is to say no. It doesn't work like that for me. I don't just have to like what you do, I have to be inspired by what you do and I am not inspired (by her). From the very beginning, I met her and I just thought her to be too affected. I thought she was still looking for herself." Grace Jones on turning down a request to collaborate with Lady GaGa.

25th June 2013

Fact: Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery, supermodel Naomi Campbell, and singer Grace Jones were among the famous faces in the crowd for the first day of Britain's Wimbledon tennis tournament on Monday (24Jun13).

23rd February 2013

Tweet: "Grace Jones just walked onto my flight sitting right in front of heart attack is coming. Excuse me while I embarrass myself." British pop star Rita Ora was left starstruck after her idol Grace Jones boarded the same flight on Saturday (23Feb13).

4th June 2012

Fact: Pop veterans Grace Jones and Annie Lennox added a little more spectacle to Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee concert in London on Monday evening (04Jun12) by performing with hula-hoops and angel wings. Jones took the stage outside Buckingham Palace wearing a shocking red headdress and red and black rubber bustier and sang her hit Slave to the Rhythm while swivelling a hoop on her hips, while Lennox came dressed for a royal occasion, wearing a shimmering silver and grey gown and elbow-length silver gloves and sporting angel wings for her rendition of Eurythmics' There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart).

19th July 2010

Fact: Grace Jones ended her set at the Lovebox festival in London on Sunday night (18Jul10) by performing Slave to the Rhythm while spinning a hula-hoop around her waist.

22nd May 2010

Fact: Naomi Campbell's 40th party celebrations will be a star-studded affair - the supermodel's billionaire boyfriend VLADIMIR DORONIN has hired Grace Jones and the Black Eyed Peas for the weekend-long (22/23May10) bash on the French Riviera.

4th May 2010

Quote: "I love Lady GaGa and what she's doing artistically, but you can't match Grace for keeping everyone guessing for all these years." Annie Lennox rates Grace Jones above LADY GAGA.

10th December 2009

Quote: "She gets my juices flowing. The song Corporate Cannibal makes me want to pee myself." Lady GaGa on her idol Grace Jones.

28th July 2009

Fact: Grace Jones mooned the crowd during her Sunday night (26Jul09) show at the Hollywood Bowl in California when she bared her bum for fans. The larger-than-life star stunned concertgoers when she turned around to reveal that her entire backside was naked except for a few strings to hold her colourful costume in place during her live rendition of La Vie En Rose.

28th May 2009

Quote: "Grace Jones must have the most incredible wardrobe. I'd cry if I got the chance to see it. Then I'd pray that I'm the same size as her and try to sneak off with a few things." British singer Estelle idolises Grace Jones' style.

30th October 2008

Quote: "I would have loved it if Hillary Clinton had pulled it off. I can't stand Sarah Palin. I bet a woman like that has no sense of humour." Singer/actress Grace Jones isn't a fan of Republican vice presidential candidate Palin.

1st July 2008

Fact: Singer Grace Jones is slated to release her first album in over 20 years. The new LP, HURRICANE, will hit shelves in October (08).

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