A fan on Mandy Moore’s official site message board wondered if Mandy had a lisp after some talk that she did. Mandy replied saying, “Lisp? Nope, I over pronounce my S’s sometimes and it sounds like… well I dunno. But I can assure you… I don’t have a lisp… sorry. Not that it is a bad thing.”
Mandy Moore A Literal Brown-Noser On Tonight Show
February 9, 2002 – Mandy was on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Friday night to perform ‘Cry’ and she talked with Jay afterwards about ‘A Walk To Remember’. When Mandy got seated, she accidentally rubbed her nose up against Bernie Mac’s face. The actor had a lot of brown makeup on that smudged on Mandy’s nose. Jay went awhile before finally saying something about it. Check out a transcript of the interview and 3 photos here.
Mandy Moore Explains Hair Color Change For ‘Walk’
February 6, 2002 – Mandy talked with AP radio about her switch from blond to brunette in ‘A Walk to Remember.’ Mandy said, “I think people could not disassociate me with the character if I’d kept the blond hair. People would have looked on screen and said, ‘Oh, that’s that pop singer Mandy Moore.'”
Mandy Moore Still Gets Nervous Around Celebrities
February 6, 2002 – Mandy responded to a fans question about how she feels when she meets celebrities and that she doesn’t consider herself one. Mandy said, “I am still in awww when around anyone really… I am such a fan of so many people that when I am faced with them, I clam up. I get very nervous…. hehe.”
Singapore’s MTV Asia Awards Come Off Flawed
February 4, 2002 – Samuel Lee of Straits Times was on hand at the MTV Asia awards in Singapore Saturday and was left less than impressed with the affair. Lee said of Mandy Moore’s teleprompter helped hosting job, “What was supposed to be a series of witticisms exchanged between hosts Mandy Moore and Ronan Keating as well as between the various presenters of the awards was revealed to the live audience as a carefully-written script projected onto it.”
Winners at the event included Ricky Martin for favorite male artist, Britney Spears for favorite female artist, and Westlife for favorite pop act.