Contributed by leftofcenter: The September 2002 issue of Blender magazine features Mandy Moore on the cover. The photos of Mandy in this issue are creating controversy among fans at her official message board.
Sum-41’s Baksh Rates The Pop Princesses
August 8, 2002 – Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh gave a run-down of several women on a 1 to 10 scale. On Britney Spears, he commented “Great ass,” but only gave her a 6. Kelly Osbourne rated an 8, while Mandy Moore (“Really gorgeous just too wholesome”) also rated an 8. On fellow Canadian Avril Lavigne, he said, “I am afraid to rate her because the authorities may come after me.” As for Shakira, he gave her a 6 and said, “I’m not impressed by her, but I like her caveman gear in that video.”
Iann Robinson No Fan Of Mandy, Christina Or Avril
August 6, 2002 – Metal-Sludge.com has a great and candid 20 questions with MTV’s Iann Robinson. Besides spending much of the 20 questions ragging on Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst, he also was asked if he preferred Mandy Moore or Christina Aguilera. “Neither,” he responded. “Both suck.” As for which videos he’d pick if he could put 3 videos in a fire to make sure they were never aired again, Iann said all Limp Bizkit videos, Avril Lavigne’s ‘Complicated’, and “Everything aired on TRL for the entire time it’s been on.” Finally, asked about Britney Spears, he commented, “In her videos she’s hot as the sun, but in person, she’s not that pretty.”