Posts tagged "joan jett"

Jackie Fuchs Says Her Alleged Rape Was “Traumatic For Everyone,” While Joan Jett And Cherie Currie Deny Being Present

Last week, the Huffington Post published an exclusive profile of Jackie Fuchs, aka Jackie Fox, bassist for the ’70s girl band, the Runaways, in which she alleges that she was brutally raped

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Jackie Fox Of The Runaways Comes Forward About Being Raped By Band Manager Kim Fowley

Huffington Post’s online magazine Highline has got a brutal must-read by Jason Cherkis about Jackie Fuchs aka Jackie Fox, former bass player for ’70s girl band The Runaways, who describes, for the first time,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Miley Cyrus Teams Up With Joan Jett For A New “Backyard Session” Benefitting Homeless & LGBTQ Teens

Say what you want about Miley Cyrus’s attempt at doing rap music, her sexually cartoonish art and her various antics, but her commitment to helping homeless and LGBTQ teens is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2015 - 6:30 pm

So Rad: 4 Women Fronted Nirvana At Last Night’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

This is awesome. Last night, Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, just days after the 20 year anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death from suicide, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2014 - 11:00 am

Oprah Sets Up Miley Cyrus And Joan Jett

Oprah sure loves pairing ’80s rock stars with the pop tarts of today. On yesterday’s “Woman Who Rock” episode, in addition to teaming up Avril Lavigne and Pat

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 15, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Joan Jett Bonds With KStew, Plus Other Actors Who’ve Met Those They’ve Portrayed

See, you knew there had to be an explanation for the haircut. Kristen Stewart has been spending a lot of time with Joan Jett, who she’s portraying in the upcoming…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 27, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Barbie Goes Back To The ’80s

Barbie collectors, get psyched for December: Mattel is launching their “Ladies of the ’80s” line, complete with mini interpretations of the great Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, and Cyndi Lauper.

Bianca Posterli | October 26, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Quote Of The Day: What Would Joan Jett Do?

“When people said to me, ‘Girls can’t play rock ‘n’ roll,’ I’m like, What are you saying? Girls can’t master the instrument? I’m in class with girls playing cello, violin,…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2009 - 11:00 am

Joan Jett Can’t Teach Kristen Stewart What Really Matters

Yeah, we know Joan Jett specifically wanted Kristen Stewart to play her in “The Runaways,” the new film which documents Jett’s early beginnings in a rock group. But why? These photos…

Zandile Blay | June 16, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Quick Pic: Bella’s Not Lookin’ So Beautiful

That’s because Kristen Stewart has ditched the pretty long locks for an ’80s shag — she’s playing Joan Jett in “The Runaways” biopic. [Los Angeles, CA, 6/11/09]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 11, 2009 - 6:45 pm