Whether he's laying into the Prime Minister and calling him a "silly twit" at Glastonbury Festival, berating the latest pop sensation or simply putting pen to paper and having a good old gripe through his lyrics, Morrissey is never far from cutting – and often controversial – comments.
Madonna, Oasis, Kylie Minogue, Bob Geldof, Kate Middleton, Lady GaGa, Vic Reeves, Robert Smith, Dermot O Leary, Sigmund Freud, Richard Madeley, his fans, people with 'long hair': no one is safe from a Morrissey tongue lashing, not even The Queen.
Here Gigwise has compiled a selection of The Smiths frontman's most famous – and infamous – quotes and comments from over the years.
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