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John Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls)

OMG! What is happening to his face?!?!

You guys make fun of Madonna but she looks fresh and actually human compared to this...

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by Anonymousreply 178Yesterday at 4:56 PM

YIKES!!!!

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by Anonymousreply 111/10/2020

I think he's transitioning. Looking a lot like Caitlyn these days.

by Anonymousreply 211/10/2020

OMFG!!!!

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by Anonymousreply 311/10/2020

He's been heading off the burn victim cliff for a while now.

Really too bad, the guy has a real talent.

The linked Christmas song isn't really his best effort though.

by Anonymousreply 411/10/2020

The doctors that convince these people that these are good ideas... they're probably competent enough for the current Administration.

by Anonymousreply 511/10/2020

I honestly thought it was Hillary for a few seconds.

by Anonymousreply 611/10/2020

Mark my words - he'll announce he's transitioning next year.

by Anonymousreply 711/10/2020

He got himself a little turned up nose too. The profile oh him in the car... yikes. Lovely voice though.

by Anonymousreply 811/10/2020

He’s always been a plastic surgery addict. It’s just worse now because he’s older and doesn’t know when to stop.

by Anonymousreply 911/10/2020

Parralox, sweetie.

Well, does what it says on the tin.

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by Anonymousreply 1011/10/2020

People Exclusive! Mom and baby share emotional reunion with heroine golfer Bev Rzeznik who saved them from Florida fairway alligator attack.

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by Anonymousreply 1111/10/2020

Holy FUCK! His face looks like glued on mask. Awful.

by Anonymousreply 1211/10/2020

These People photos are from 3 years and 2 faces ago, but look at those smooooth forearms.

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by Anonymousreply 1311/10/2020

Oh god R13! Not a close up please!

by Anonymousreply 1411/10/2020

He’s always seemed queer. Wouldn’t be surprised if he transitions.

by Anonymousreply 1511/10/2020

On Darryl Hall's show, with hair and make-up, he looks a. lot like his younger self. I'm guessing the plastic surgery has helped. Female celebrities are almost always in make-up in their public appearances. Few are glamorous in real life.

When a young man is pretty, it's a two-edged sword. He may be pretty the rest of his life, but who is to tell? He might be Brad Pitt. He might be Val Kilmer. As the pretty boy in the public spotlight ages out, it's understandable he may want to go the plastic surgery route, sadly, considering all the bad turns that can be involved.

I give him props for showing up on Dave's show as he is. He also comes across as a humble and decent person, someone who it might be fun to just hang out with.

However, Dave, about that perm.

by Anonymousreply 1611/10/2020

I spent time with John years ago. He was so handsome it almost hurt to look at him. Definitely not gay. Major alcohol problem and an inferiority complex that kept him from being the huge star he had the potential to be. This is how remember him.

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by Anonymousreply 1711/10/2020

That is someone who is definitely transitioning. You can see he is wearing lipstick and mascara in that interview - not subtle makeup that entertainers wear or even that rock stars do. That is someone who is trying to look like a woman. Good for him/her if that’s what’s up. Go for it. But definitely not gonna be pretty.

by Anonymousreply 1811/10/2020

His lipstick is smeared and it looks like a mustard stain on his nose.

by Anonymousreply 1911/10/2020

OMG. He's on MSNBC right now with Ari Melber and he looks like a femme lesbian.

by Anonymousreply 2011/20/2020

I never thought he was attractive and I hate their music but Jesus, that is a horrible thing to do one's face.

by Anonymousreply 2111/20/2020

Christ it looks like a Michael Myers mask

by Anonymousreply 2211/20/2020

Always found him to be hideous. He wrote a homophobic song about James Dean on an early album. Fuck this guy.

by Anonymousreply 2311/20/2020

R23 yup. Goo Goo Dolls have always been posers. Never could stand them or their shopping mall music.

by Anonymousreply 2411/20/2020

Looking at the pic at R3---a bad nose job is evident, and he now has really pasty terrible skin, but I cannot discern what else is different. I never thought this guy was super cute but compared to his "now' face he was once gorgeous in his heyday.

by Anonymousreply 2511/20/2020

He must be Trans.

by Anonymousreply 2611/20/2020

Is he going to Mickey Rourke’s plastic surgeon? Yikes.

by Anonymousreply 2711/20/2020

In the pic at R13 he's clearly wearing a wig. While handsome enough when he was selling records, he never did anything for me. He always appeared pasty from a hangover & seemed like he smelled like vomit & stale cigarette smoke.

by Anonymousreply 2811/20/2020

On the video at OP he looks like Shirley MacLaine.

by Anonymousreply 2911/20/2020

R2 Caitlyn Jenner was my first thought as well.

I mean, sometimes after years of substance addiction people try to "fix" what the drug/alcohol abuse has done to their bodies with tons of bad plastic surgery. Like Mickey Rourke, but even he looked more destroyed and badly patched up in general than actively trying to look more feminine, which seems to be the case for John. Especially the interview video, where he seems to wear eyeshadow, mascara and possibly lipstick. I guess time will tell, what's going on with him.

I was never a Goo Goo Dolls fan, but he always had a good voice imho. I wonder what transitioning and HRT would mean for his voice - maybe it's a reason why he waited until his later years, if he's truly of a mind to transition.

by Anonymousreply 3011/20/2020

Something’s not right upstairs for him to have done this to himself.

by Anonymousreply 3111/20/2020

Considering his default hairstyle has been bangs covering much of his face, he could easily have not got plastic surgery.

by Anonymousreply 3211/20/2020

He was a little Simon Le Bon-ish back in the day.

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by Anonymousreply 3311/20/2020

The nose is very "reconstructed".

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by Anonymousreply 3411/20/2020

It's as if he asked his plastic surgeon to turn him into Lily Tomlin.

by Anonymousreply 3511/20/2020

R33 God, he was cute in that picture. Why did he go and fuck up his face?

by Anonymousreply 3611/20/2020

Say what you will about Andy Cohen, but I give him props for not going the down the same route as these guys.

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by Anonymousreply 3711/20/2020

Younger, his odd-looking nose stood out . But now it blends well with his odd-looking face. OTOH, surprised to see Dave Holmes in R1's link is looking good.

by Anonymousreply 3811/20/2020

He sort of looked like Curtis Stigers. He shouldn't have fucked around with his nose.

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by Anonymousreply 3911/20/2020

Mackenzie Phillips was his teenage style icon.

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by Anonymousreply 4011/20/2020

The director should have had the "bright" idea of casting mini-me's for the music video to avoid featuring Rzeznik at all. Get some buzzy child actor lipsync for John.

by Anonymousreply 4111/20/2020

omg, he looks like he’s wearing a skin mask.

by Anonymousreply 4211/20/2020

He was never that attractive to begin with which probably kept Goo goo dolls from getting bigger than they were. I didn't believe it when people said Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner was going to transition but he did so maybe there's something to that here.

by Anonymousreply 4311/20/2020

He looks like John Travolta and Mickey Rourke did a fusion dance.

by Anonymousreply 4411/20/2020

Born in 1795 is what's wrong with his face.

by Anonymousreply 4511/20/2020

He had a femme edge even at the outset of his career.

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by Anonymousreply 4611/20/2020

Is he married?

by Anonymousreply 4711/20/2020

R47 Yes, second marriage and has a little daughter with his wife.

by Anonymousreply 4811/20/2020

Jon Bon Jovi ripped off his hair style when he cut off his long hair band mane.

by Anonymousreply 4911/20/2020

What is going on with his ear in R34's link?

by Anonymousreply 5011/20/2020

Did he have a cocaine problem? Is that why he had a nose job?

by Anonymousreply 5111/20/2020

If he gains some weight he would be a dead ringer for Kathleen Turner.

by Anonymousreply 5211/20/2020

No. Vanity. He started out with a sizeable nose

by Anonymousreply 5311/20/2020

I thought Kathleen T too.

by Anonymousreply 5411/20/2020

My eyes.

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by Anonymousreply 5511/20/2020

I was reading some of the comments on Youtube. And they nailed it.

His philtrum has a Faye Dunaway thing going.

In a side by side photo the distance between his upper lip and nose is dramatically different than 15 years ago. Its crazy and weird. Wow.

And he clearly gets TONS of Botox. You would be surprised how much that alone can make a man look like a woman.

by Anonymousreply 5611/20/2020

[quote] And he clearly gets TONS of Botox. You would be surprised how much that alone can make a man look like a woman.

That description reminds me of Ryan Phillippe.

by Anonymousreply 5711/20/2020

transitioning

by Anonymousreply 5811/20/2020

I never used to, but now that I see what he is now, yes! He was cute in the past!

by Anonymousreply 5911/20/2020

He was always hideous. I’m more shocked that this band still exist.

by Anonymousreply 6011/20/2020

And who the hell ever listened to the goo goo dolls? I always confuse them with that other shitty band Collective Soul.

by Anonymousreply 6111/20/2020

Never thought he was handsome at the time but he looked pretty hot pre fame.

by Anonymousreply 6211/20/2020

Christ that’s ugly

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by Anonymousreply 6311/20/2020

He looks a little like Dolph Lundgren at r63.

by Anonymousreply 6411/20/2020

Never thought Goo Goo Dolls were a great band but they were one of the last rock bands to hit it big before rock became totally irrelevant.

by Anonymousreply 6511/20/2020

In an interview (Rolling Stone? Spin?) during the height of the band's fame they were in Paris or Rome, and the fangirls would gather outside their hotel, faint and do other silly things fangirls do. He said something like, "I wish I could be back in the U.S. where I'm considered ugly."

by Anonymousreply 6611/20/2020

they always seemed alternative-lite to me. Like how they would dress a sitcom actor when he decided to join a rock band for a single episode.

by Anonymousreply 6711/20/2020

I've been searching these photos and videos for any sign whatsoever of an Adam's apple and it ain't there.

by Anonymousreply 6811/20/2020

R17 He had such a unique and handsome features; it makes me sad to know he had such an inferiority complex that it clouded his judgement. I wish he hadn’t messed with his face. I get that they have a very commercial sound but their early stuff was great and he always seemed modest in interviews. It’s funny that his bandmate Robby, who was the tubby one, has aged rather well.

by Anonymousreply 6911/20/2020

He looks like Victoria Principal without makeup.

by Anonymousreply 7011/20/2020

He wishes.

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by Anonymousreply 7111/20/2020

Plastic surgery is immoral.

by Anonymousreply 7211/20/2020

Recent live concert. I bet he drives lighting people to distraction.

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by Anonymousreply 7311/20/2020

He feminized his face a lot.

by Anonymousreply 7411/20/2020

Yep trans

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by Anonymousreply 7511/20/2020

In that video he looks as if Ruth Gordon's ghost has possessed him and is overlaying her features on his.

I do think the Goo Goo Dolls did a respectable cover of "Give a Little Bit," though. Not as good as the original, but hearing it doesn't make me curse and go looking for the Supertramp recording instead.

by Anonymousreply 7611/20/2020

R11 Wait, so Rzeznik is named 'Bev' and a 'heroine' by People magazine in some ridiculous baby/alligator incident, yet posters are still wondering IF he is transitioning...? Seems pretty fucking conclusive.

by Anonymousreply 7711/20/2020

He's morphing into KATHLEEN TURNER!!!

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by Anonymousreply 7811/20/2020

R77 Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 7911/20/2020

For R68---2019 Adam's apple

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by Anonymousreply 8011/20/2020

He was fucking hot back in the day. He would have aged well. Such a shame.

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by Anonymousreply 8111/20/2020

Trans or not he’s fucking ugly but I’d still do him

by Anonymousreply 8211/20/2020

[quote]And who the hell ever listened to the goo goo dolls? I always confuse them with that other shitty band Collective Soul.

Goo Goo Dolls were always more popular than Collective Soul who became irrelevant after the ‘90s.

by Anonymousreply 8311/21/2020

[quote]He looks like Victoria Principal without makeup.

Victoria Principal was married to a Plastic Surgeon for 21 years, so basically he looks like someone who has had a lot of work.

by Anonymousreply 8411/21/2020

He’s been a plastic surgery addict for years. Seems to have severe body dysmorphia, poor guy. He still looked good, although artificial, with the large cleft chin implant and nose job years ago but veered into odd territory soon after. Not sure if he’s transitioning or is becoming like Mickey Rourke 2.0.

by Anonymousreply 8511/21/2020

Christ, I love this thread!

You bitches never let me down.

And someone was right. His face does look like a femme Michael Myers mask.

by Anonymousreply 8611/21/2020

I can’t link it but just googled photos of his young self as an early teen and his face was totally. Very BDF. He definitely did his nose, jaw, chin and cheeks tweaked early on his career to give him a movie star face. Probably went to Dr. Binder in CA who did a lot of star’s facial implant work. It looked pretty good for a while but he kept going and going.

by Anonymousreply 8711/21/2020

He is not transitioning.

He definitely has MAJOR dysmorphia issues.

Nose job and ALOT- like Kidman level- amounts of Botox and Fillers. Laser Treatments too. The eyes have not been touched.

He always had those fake veneers which were offset by his chiseled face.

With all that Botox and filler, the teeth feminize him even more.

His lips are also disappearing like Joan Van of the Ark's.

And that PALE makeup he wears his fucking horrific.

I think he has Michael Jackson type dysmorphia issues. Not much surgery other than the nose which was more than enough.

by Anonymousreply 8811/21/2020

Does he have big money?

I thought he didn't make much money from the Dolls' success - or is the money starting to come in from royalties now that they are a nostalgia act?

by Anonymousreply 8911/21/2020

They are on the road constantly and always sell out amphitheater size venues.

by Anonymousreply 9011/21/2020

I am not sure the cleft chin is an add-on.

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by Anonymousreply 9111/21/2020

He had a “contoured” nose as early as 1998 in the “Iris” video.

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by Anonymousreply 9211/21/2020

He looks like a blonde Alex Borstein.

by Anonymousreply 9311/21/2020

His nose was bobbed earlier than "Iris."

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by Anonymousreply 9411/21/2020

He's probably had issues from his teenage years.

by Anonymousreply 9511/21/2020

If you look at him as a teenager, he looks dramatically different!!!!! Particularly that nose! I cannot believe how young he was when he started with the surgery, it’s actually remarkable.

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by Anonymousreply 9611/21/2020

I see the shadow of his chin dimple in that R96 pic.

by Anonymousreply 9711/21/2020

They seem like the kind of band who does music for movies like Shrek. I’m sure that pays good plastic surgery money.

by Anonymousreply 9811/21/2020

Why do so many rockers suffer from some sort of body dysmorphia that forces them to look more and more ridiculous as they age? Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Bono, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr...I can think of so many who resorted to ridiculous hair dyes, haircuts and cosmetic procedures to look younger, and they look idiotic.

by Anonymousreply 9911/21/2020

"I hope I die before I get old."

- Pete Townshend.

by Anonymousreply 10011/21/2020

R99, what's intersting is that female plastic surgery victims like Madonna seem to suffer wayyyy more careerwise than their male counterparts for doing the same thing. Has any A list female artitst mutliated their face to the same level Michael Jackson did? Apparently more people are OK with a male plastic surgery freak that sleeps with children than a female who gets bad plastic surgery.

by Anonymousreply 10111/21/2020

Madonna's career has suffered because of bad plastic surgery? Source?

by Anonymousreply 10211/21/2020

R102, well, it's one part of it for sure. The main part being she's a 60 year old woman who hasn't adjusted with old age well. But seriously, compared to Michael Jackson, who cares? Michael Jackson slept with children, turned himself into an albino corpse and yet his career didn't suffer. At all. People still act (even today) like he is the same Michael Jackson of the Thrille era. I don't understand that at all. A woman deals with aging badly and she loses fans. yet a man who did 1000x worse things is still treated like a god. It's like people are more willing to delude themselves over a disgusting male than a delusional female.

by Anonymousreply 10311/21/2020

Michael Jackson's career definitely suffered. The amount of soft lighting they had to give him for that music video with him and Lisa Marie Presley... People didn't pretend not to notice his transformation. His face was mostly hidden for the lead single off "Invincible." I don't remember that HITStory album being huge either.

by Anonymousreply 10411/21/2020

[Quote] A woman deals with aging badly and she loses fans. yet a man who did 1000x worse things is still treated like a god.

All pop stars lose fans by 40. Madonna held on longer than most, male or female.

by Anonymousreply 10511/21/2020

R105, I agree, she was actually more popular in her 40s than in her mid to late 30s. But Michael Jackson continue to sell a TON of records despite all the shitty things he did. And that continues to this day. HE and Queen are the two most streamed legacy artists. Not one woman is in the top 10.

by Anonymousreply 10611/21/2020

Most straight men want to listen to male voices. Most women will listen to both but are most loyal to male. Both men and women project onto male singers (the men want to be them, the women want to be with them). I'm not mentioning gay people because they aren't present in great enough numbers to sway the top lists.

by Anonymousreply 10711/21/2020

The unusual aspect of this before and after is that you can compare a lot of features that don't look too different.

His eyes, eyebrows, nose, lips, hair, cleft chin look about the same, but every crease has been bloated out with toxins and he has a sickly pallor.

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by Anonymousreply 10811/21/2020

You don' see that his nostrils no longer match?

by Anonymousreply 10911/21/2020

R108 nails it.

But his philtrium is like Faye's. I cannot wrap my head around it.

Maybe 2 nose jobs and VATS of filler and BOTOX??

Kidman's doctor said, "I am sorry bitch! We are OUT! The Goo Goo Dolls dude took 110% of the worldwide supply! "

+Kidman slaps doctor++

by Anonymousreply 11011/21/2020

Robert Smith had the right idea. He can get as fat as he likes as long as the garish make up is still there (and the bird's nest on his head), it's still "him."

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by Anonymousreply 11111/21/2020

I know everyone's bagging on him, but he can write and sing a decent song.

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by Anonymousreply 11211/21/2020

Sympathy

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by Anonymousreply 11311/21/2020

R112- I like his voice, don't mind his music- FUCKBALLS, I even have his TRANSFORMERS song on my cunting iPod.

However.

His current face screams:

I need help!

by Anonymousreply 11411/21/2020

There's only one "I'm Still Here" that DL recognizes.

by Anonymousreply 11511/21/2020

His Dad died when he was fifteen and his Mom died when he was sixteen.

by Anonymousreply 11611/21/2020

R116 I had no idea. The fact that he achieved the kind of success he did despite those tragedies is all the more impressive.

by Anonymousreply 11711/21/2020

Did he toss the tapers away?

by Anonymousreply 11811/21/2020

R108 covers it and R116 explains a lot of it. Traumas in life often have a way in expressing themselves in addictions of every kind- including addictions to plastic surgery. :(

by Anonymousreply 11911/21/2020

At least he hasn't gotten Asian eyes like Madonna...Yet.

by Anonymousreply 12011/21/2020

If he transitions what should his new first name be?

by Anonymousreply 12111/21/2020

Johanna Resnicka!!!

by Anonymousreply 12211/21/2020

Faye Resnick!

by Anonymousreply 12311/21/2020

He should choose a name that honors his Slavik roots. Perhaps Marta or Rada.

by Anonymousreply 12411/21/2020

R96 I miss that hairstyle.

by Anonymousreply 12511/21/2020

I like Neely. Neely & the Goo Goo Dolls has a nice kick to it.

by Anonymousreply 12611/21/2020

Agree R99

And you wonder "do you not own a mirror? do you not have an honest friend to tell you how ridiculous you look?"

by Anonymousreply 12711/21/2020

Lots of performers are thinking about how they'll photograph (with the help of lighting, make up etc.) and look on stage. They're not thinking about the unflattering "candid" pics.

by Anonymousreply 12811/21/2020

But they don't look any less ridiculous in the photographs R128

Paul McCartney looks like an elderly lesbian

by Anonymousreply 12911/21/2020

That's modern day photography - HD etc. People like McCartney weren't raised like that.

by Anonymousreply 13011/21/2020

They look like the DOG DOO GALS

by Anonymousreply 13111/21/2020

See @r112 I KNEW he made music for cartoon soundtracks! I’m surprised his wife looks so natural she’s very pretty. I would have thought he’d choose a partner who enjoys his plastic surgery hobby.

by Anonymousreply 13211/21/2020

He has good facial structure and, like Madonna, would have aged well if he didn't to anything to it.

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by Anonymousreply 13311/21/2020

It’s really tragic when that sweet bird of youth flies straight up your ass and pecks its way out thru your face.

by Anonymousreply 13411/21/2020

I am glad this man never has to view this thread. He made choices, for better or worse. It doesn't matter whether he was hot or not when younger. Can anyone esplain why this matters to any of us?

by Anonymousreply 13511/21/2020

Why is it when men get plastic surgery it looks so bad. The end up looking like Kenny Rogers or Mickey Rourke.

by Anonymousreply 13611/21/2020

You got some esplaining to do r135

by Anonymousreply 13711/21/2020

What a tacky bitch. Serves him right for assaulting our ears like that.

by Anonymousreply 13811/21/2020

r135. Bless your heart. He only has to read the comment on his music videos or Twitter mentions.

by Anonymousreply 13911/21/2020

Here is the story of his younger years, as told to a fan page.

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by Anonymousreply 14011/21/2020

Jeez, no wonder he's always kept so trim over the years.

by Anonymousreply 14111/21/2020

R135, nothing in this thread is as viscious as this comment on the YouTube video linked by OP:

"Lol, looks like an old Polish woman wearing a Leatherface mask."

If anything, we deserve kudos for showing restraint.

by Anonymousreply 14211/21/2020

Classic 90s pop/rock

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by Anonymousreply 14311/21/2020

I agree that this thread really hasn't been about taking shots at Rzeznik. (I guess that's straight privilege in action.)

by Anonymousreply 14411/21/2020

It isn't really that surprising that a pretty rock star loved by the adoring fans is so desperate to remain beautiful that he ends up destroying his face in search of eternal youth. Rick Springfield is another example. I assume these guys have had deep self-worth issues to begin with and it all comes out in force when the first real wrinkles start appearing.

by Anonymousreply 14511/21/2020

Rick was actually pretty. This guy was mostly hair.

by Anonymousreply 14611/21/2020

I saw a Neil Diamond video the other day and one of the comments wrote about not liking to see Diamond looking old because it reminded him that he (the viewer) is no longer young anymore. Thus, there's a double incentive to work to stay "young."

by Anonymousreply 14711/21/2020

Who even listened to these people in the 90s? The only song of theirs I can even remember is Iris and it sucked. He’s gotten the face he deserved.

by Anonymousreply 14811/21/2020

Looks like MJ.

by Anonymousreply 14911/21/2020

R148, he looks like trash, but Goo Good Dolls actually had some good songs. Iris was probably my least favorites of their hits. I preferred:

Name

Black Balloon

Long Way Down

Oh, and for the soap trolls, he used to date Adrienne Frantz, who played Amber on The Bold and the Beautiful. I remember being floored when he showed up as her date to the Daytime Emmys the year she won.

by Anonymousreply 15011/22/2020

[quote]The doctors that convince these people that these are good ideas... they're probably competent enough for the current Administration

Ironic since there's way more cosmetic surgery in the incoming administration

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by Anonymousreply 15111/22/2020

I've seen them live a few times and they always put on a good show. Not afraid to play the hits, which they have a suprising lot of.

Robbie Takacs (sp?), his partner, was always pudgy and nowhere near as attractive as John but has really grown into his looks and has aged quite nicely...relatively speaking.

by Anonymousreply 15211/22/2020

From a commenter on the YouTube video:

"He's either aged horribly or he's wearing a mask made from the human flesh of his latest victim."

by Anonymousreply 15311/22/2020

I remember when Neil Diamond debuted with his beard R147, there was a huge Twitter thread of people of all ages screaming that he had no right at all to look his age. The dude's pushing 80, I mean come on.

You used to be able to look like Eddie Money or Van Morrison or Paul Williams or half of the Bee Gees and still be a star. You could always get a gimmick like Elton John or Alice Cooper if you had to. Then the age of the video star arrived and those days were gone, and now the pretty boys 1995 are still touring and everyone expects them to still look like pretty boys in 2020. What a mindfuck that must be.

by Anonymousreply 15411/22/2020

Before and after

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by Anonymousreply 15511/22/2020

[quote] Michael Jackson's career definitely suffered. The amount of soft lighting they had to give him for that music video with him and Lisa Marie Presley... People didn't pretend not to notice his transformation. His face was mostly hidden for the lead single off "Invincible." I don't remember that HITStory album being huge either.

Well, sort of. That song still was a huge number one hit and to this day, Thriller, Bad and Dangerous continue to sell millions worldwide. I don't fucking understand that. If Madonna had molested children and turned herself inside out the way he did, I doubt she would be having any number one hits. Just think of the Sex book and the short term damage it did to her career--she only had one number one hit between 1993 and 2000. Yet Michael Jackson still had several number one hits long after his weirdness was expoesd.

by Anonymousreply 15611/22/2020

[quote] I don't remember that HITStory album being huge either.

But it was a huge hit. It hit number one in 19 countries. It sold more than 20 million worldwide. It was huge.

by Anonymousreply 15711/22/2020

I don't know if he's transitioning, but he's always worn makeup. I remember my sister being super-excited that he liked the same makeup brand that she did (Urban Decay-is that stuff still around?) back in the 90s.

by Anonymousreply 15811/22/2020

I don't recall the hits album being huge. By that stage, his tabloid fame had overcome his main gig in terms of press coverage.

by Anonymousreply 15911/22/2020

R159, it wasn't huge by comparison to Dangerous, Bad or Thriller, but how many albums are? It sold over 20 million globally so someone was buying it. And You are Not Alone was the first single in Billboard history to debut at number one.

by Anonymousreply 16011/22/2020

If I had released Fantasy a week earlier I would've been the first artist to debut at #1.

by Anonymousreply 16111/22/2020

Martha Wash, is that you?

by Anonymousreply 16211/22/2020

[quote]Goo Good Dolls actually had some good songs. Iris was probably my least favorites of their hits.

I liked Iris the first ten times I heard it and then I was quickly over it. But Slide and Here is Gone are still faves, but my absolute favorite song is his solo song "I'm Still Here" from the TREASURE PLANET soundtrack.

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by Anonymousreply 16311/22/2020

Enough about Michael Jackson..............back to me bitches!

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by Anonymousreply 16411/22/2020

R164, straight from "Eyes without a Face".

by Anonymousreply 16511/22/2020

I like that Christmas song a lot - their music may be cheesy to the I’m- Way-More-Indie-Than-You-crowd but I think he writes really pretty songs with expressive lyrics 🤷🏻‍♀️ He seems like a good guy who has overcome a lot so I’m on his side.

by Anonymousreply 16611/22/2020

He looks like all the delusional men who get "preventative" botox

by Anonymousreply 16711/23/2020

I always thought, there's something weird about his face. Trying to see if he was handsome or not, I watched music videos and they only showed him in quick cuts. And his hair hid a lot of his face. One time I went to a radio station concert, Goo Goo Dolls headlined and I saw them about to go on - it was an outdoor show - he still looked kind of weird, his hair was plastered down and it seemed like he wanted to cover parts of his face. Also, big head.

by Anonymousreply 168Last Wednesday at 4:42 AM

The bangs are tired.

by Anonymousreply 169Last Wednesday at 4:59 AM

R169 Once I saw Keith Urban backstage also and he had the same thing, I think it's to hide the aging face, basically

by Anonymousreply 170Last Wednesday at 7:07 AM

Keith Urban needs to get a new wig. The one he wears with the part and bangs is so tired.

by Anonymousreply 171Last Wednesday at 7:45 AM

"I wanna shampoo you. I wanna renew you again and again."

by Anonymousreply 172Last Wednesday at 10:07 AM

Daryl Hall fucked with his eyes and doesn't look the same. He covers it all up with glasses and facial hair anyway:

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by Anonymousreply 173Last Wednesday at 12:34 PM

Well, he could look worse...

by Anonymousreply 174Last Wednesday at 4:00 PM

Maybe it’s times for Johnny to consider relocating underneath an opera house and taking up the organ

by Anonymousreply 175Last Wednesday at 6:25 PM

I met him about ten years ago. His face looked very plastic in real life, I had never seen that before and was shocked. Both and fillers. He was really nice, though. I did get bi vibes from him.

by Anonymousreply 176Last Wednesday at 7:07 PM

Circus freak bump!

by Anonymousreply 177Last Saturday at 9:21 PM

R150 He was still married to, but separated from, his first wife when he began dating Frantz. He told the press that he and the wife were trying to "work things out" and I guess she thought that too, but then he went to the Daytime Emmy's with Frantz. Supposedly shortly after that, his wife showed up at an event and screamed and Frantz.

I also remember seeing him with her at the Emmy's, and thinking that couldn't possibly be him, but then there was a picture of them in People magazine kissing the next week.

by Anonymousreply 178Yesterday at 4:56 PM
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