New York magazine reports songwriter Jive Jones is considering legal action against Denise Rich and her former business partner Ric Wake for allegedly refusing to pay him producer royalties for songs he wrote with Rich, including Mandy Moore’s hit ‘Candy’. Jones complained, “It’s really funny because she’s so rich. I made Mandy Moore from the song.” Read more.
Mandy Moore Loved Filming ‘Chasing Liberty’ In Europe
January 11, 2004 – Mandy answered a few questions from TRL fans at MTV.com, including what she thought was the favorite part of filming her new film ‘Chasing Liberty’. “My favorite part of filming the movie was just being in Europe,” she responded. “I had never been to Venice or Prague and completely fell in love with them.”
Three Negligible Movies In A Row For Mandy Moore
January 11, 2004 – Adam Nayman of the Toronto Eye reviewed Mandy’s new movie ‘Chasing Liberty’, giving it only 2 stars. He writes, “The thoroughly unremarkable ‘Chasing Liberty’ makes it three negligible movies in a row for Mandy Moore, the pouty pop starlet with designs on crossover success. But at least this time out she’s allowed to have some fun – neither ‘A Walk to Remember’, in which she played a cancer-stricken Baptist, nor the similarly downbeat family drama ‘How to Deal’, offered her much in the way of levity.”