BREAKING NEWS: Car collides with train in Sherman Full Story

Quincy Jones sorry for his lack of filter in two viral interviews

Quincy Jones might be an 85-year-old musical legend with nothing to prove, but that doesn't mean he isn't still learn...

Posted: Feb. 23, 2018 6:25 AM
Updated: Feb. 23, 2018 6:25 AM

Quincy Jones might be an 85-year-old musical legend with nothing to prove, but that doesn't mean he isn't still learning from his mistakes.

The musician on Thursday apologized for a string of headline-making recent interviews that he said were full of "bad-mouthing" and "inexcusable."

The interviews Jones referenced were with GQ and Vulture. In the chats, Jones was candid about his feelings about Taylor Swift ("We need more songs, man. F---ing songs, not hooks."), Paul McCartney ("the worst bass player I ever heard") and Michael Jackson (whom he called "greedy"), among others.

He also caused controversy in speaking about alleged sexual relations between legendary Hollywood figures.

Jones said it was a conversation with his daughters that opened his eyes to the error of his ways.

"I have LEARNED MY LESSON," he wrote in a note posted to social media. "I am an imperfect human & I'm not afraid to say it."

Of course, Jones, as we've learned, isn't afraid to say anything.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Columbus
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 59°
Oxford
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 59°
Starkville
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 61°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather

Latest Video

Image

Joel's Monday Morning Forecast: Cold start to a cool week

Image

John - "Chilly Monday Morning"

Image

AP Top 25 Poll

Image

Missing Itawamba County Teen Found, Man in Jail

Image

Missing Itawamba County Teen Found, Man in Jail

Image

Colder Weather Brings Danger to Drivers

Image

John - "Monday Morning Frost"

Image

Monroe co story anchoring

Image

Alan - "Sunday off to one of the coldest starts in several months."

Image

John - "Here We Go"