“I have LEARNED MY LESSON!”
Earlier this month, legendary music producer Quincy Jones gave one of the most iconic interviews to date to Vulture.
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Jones dropped quite a few gems in the interview, saying he knew who killed John F. Kennedy, that the Beatles were “the worst musicians in the world,” and said Marlon Brando slept with Richard Pryor, Marvin Gaye, and James Baldwin.
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But on Thursday, Jones tweeted that his six daughters (one being Rashida Jones) staged a “surprise family intervention” in response to the interview, and now, he’s sorry about what he said.
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“One of the hardest things about this situation is that, this bad-mouthing has contradicted the very real messages I tried to relay about racism, inequality, homophobia, poverty…you name it,” Jones wrote.
“I’m sorry to anyone whom my words offended & I’m especially sorry to my friends who are still here with me & to those who aren’t. These friends are like blood family to me.”
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“I encourage you all to grow with me and keep on keepin’ on,” Jones signed off. “Love, an 85 year old bow-legged man who is still learning from his mistakes.”
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