Personality Crises

Lou Reed “Hurtful To Trans People”

A Canadian student group apologized for playing “Walk On The Wild Side” at a campus event. Apparently Reed’s description of the evolution of some of his friends in Warhol’s trans stars …

Holly came from Miami, FLA/Hitchhiked her way across the USA/ Plucked her eyebrows on the way/ Shaved her legs and then he was a she/ She says, ‘Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side.

… is “hurtful” to “friends in the trans community.” Really?

Picking themselves from the floor, friends of Lou were reportedly torn between laughter and tears.

I don’t know if Lou would be cracking up about this or crying because it’s just too stupid,” [said]the singer’s longtime producer, Hal Willner,


Next up – Alice Cooper called “disrespectful to victims of judicially-mandated cervical hyperflexion”…?