Category: Taylor Momsen
Gossip Girl actress/ The Pretty Reckless rockstar Taylor Momsen, and her band, have joined the 2010 Warped Tour lineup. Taylor will perform alongside Mayday Parade, We The Kings, The All-American Rejects and more. Warped Tour kicks off on June 24 and rocks on until the end of August. Are YOU going to see Taylor perform this summer?
Teen actress Taylor Momsen has been attacked by Patrick Reynolds, director of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free America, for smoking a cigarette while walking through New York City. She claims that Taylor's smoke break could encourage her impressionable fans to start the habit.
Patrick told Us Magazine: 'She really has an extra responsibility to bear as an actress idolised by little girls out there. For her to be smoking sends the wrong message to kids. Evidence shows that stars do influence kids to smoke.'
Taylor might not be worried about the criticism because she recently said that doesn't consider herself a role model: 'To be honest, I don't f***ing care. I didn't get into this to be a role model. So I'm sorry if I'm influencing your kids in a way that you don't like, but I can't be responsible for their actions. I don't care.'
Taylor Momsen interview with Times Online: 'To be honest. I don’t f***ing care. I didn’t get into this to be a role model. So I'm sorry if I’m influencing your kids in a way that you don’t like, but I can’t be responsible for their actions. I don’t care.'
On getting mobbed on the street: 'It’s insane. I literally can’t go out without being interrupted. It’s wild. Online, there’s a thousand people who are just so mean. There are so many negative comments about just the pettiest things that you can’t even read it.'
Her career started at the age of three with a Shake’n Bake commercial: 'I literally grew up doing this'. At nine, she was in the final three for the lead in Hannah Montana: 'Honestly, if I’d have ended up as Hannah Montana, I don’t know if the show would have gone as well. I probably would have told them all to go f*** themselves by the time I hit 11. And I don’t know how that would have gone down. It’s great for Miley, but I really like where I am right now and I feel really fortunate to be able to really be myself.'
Taylor quit high school at the age of 14 and hangs out exclusively with people older than her: 'I have, like, no friends my age.' On her critics: 'My favorite blogs are where you get the mothers saying, ‘She’s the worst influence on my daughter, I would never let my daughter dress like that’, or, ‘This girl’s such a whore, she's a slut’. And I’m, like, you’re a mother! And I’m 16.' ..I like wearing garters. Apparently people think that’s a big deal, but my tights won’t stay up. So whatever you want to do with that information..'
On being famous and young: 'I can’t try on a jacket without people taking pictures and posting them online. I mean, I’m 16 and I can’t get away with anything. My mother finds out everything. Other teenagers, they have lots of freedom!'