Monday, June 17, 2024

Quincy Jones Doesn’t Have to, But He Takes It All Back About Marlon Brando, Richard Pryor, the Beatles


Quincy Jones doesn’t have to but he takes back all the crazy fun stuff he said about Marlon Brando, Richard Pryor, the Beatles and so on. Too bad– it was so refreshing to hear the truth. But his kids freaked out, and so– well, never mind–Q is still my hero! And nothing he said negates his own genius.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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