Jake Shears Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th August 2012

Tweet: "Got in the passenger's side of what I thought was my bf's (boyfriend's) Prius. Only to realise I was sitting in some other homo's Prius. He laughed. I left." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears got a shock when he jumped into the wrong car by mistake.

11th August 2012

Tweet: "Sad David Rakoff passed away. Such a great writer." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears pays tribute to Canadian author and essayist David Rakoff, who died on Thursday (09Aug12) at the age of 47.

8th June 2012

Quote: "The thought of a Jake Shears solo album gives me the willies. Someone like Adam Lambert is a proper singer - I get by a lot on personality." Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears has no plans to ditch his bandmates.

30th April 2012

Tweet: "I just accidentally walked into the women's locker room at my gym. I felt like I was in an 80's movie. #ratedR". Gay Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears gets an eyeful after taking a wrong turn after a workout session.

22nd March 2011

Tweet: "Totally fell off the stage last night." A Scissor Sisters show on Sunday night (20Mar11) didn't go to plan for frontman Jake Shears.

1st November 2010

Quote: "Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters tried. He seemed quite fruity towards me. I wasn't tempted - I'm as straight as they come." Jamiroquai star Jay Kay is flattered JAKE SHEARS has a crush on him.

5th October 2010

Quote: "What I don't get, as an American, is the absolute disregard for coffee. It is so difficult to find a good cup of coffee in Britain. I don't know if it's the Brits just saying, 'We have tea so, like, f**k off'." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears is baffled by Britons' love for tea.

15th September 2010

Quote: "Actually, do you know what, I've never really gotten The Smiths. Perhaps someone needs to do me a killer Smiths mix CD." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears is not a fan of the legendary British band.

22nd July 2010

Quote: "She's like Glinda the Good Witch (from the Wizard of Oz). She has a really loving, open, sexy spirit that makes a lot of gay guys think she'd be a great best friend." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears on pal and collaborator Kylie Minogue.

13th July 2010

Quote: "I can't imagine anything grosser to me than making love to someone with myself singing in the background. It just gives me the creeps. Not sex - just my own music during sex!" Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears won't be getting intimate to his own songs.

13th July 2010

Quote: "I would be happy and very excited to appear on one of Simon Cowell's shows... There's a lot of people who just think they're game shows but people develop amazing careers out of shows like X Factor, Pop Idol and American Idol." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears wants to stand in for British singer Cheryl Cole on the judging panel of The X Factor while she battles malaria.

29th June 2010

Quote: "I texted her about five weeks ago - I just had the idea. I was pulling into an airport somewhere and it just popped into my head, and I sent her a text saying, 'Do you want to do a song with us at Glasto?', and two minutes later I got a text back with capital letters being like, 'Hell yeah!'" Jake Shears reveals how he persuaded Kylie Minogue to duet with the Scissor Sisters at Britain's Glastonbury festival over the weekend (26Jun10).

28th June 2010

Quote: "She came and visited me when I was in Berlin a year ago and we were both in a similar spot. We didn't know what we were going to make for records. We both felt a little bit lost." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears bonded with Kylie Minogue during a vacation in Germany last year (09). Minogue joined the band onstage at Britain's Glastonbury music festival on Saturday (26Jun10).

18th June 2010

Quote: "The musical opens next spring. It's going to be a really intense time for me but it's really satisfying to see actors singing my songs. It makes me smile." Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears is hard at work writing his first musical, TALES OF THE CITY.

Jake Shears

Jake Shears Quick Links

News Pictures Quotes RSS