Jay Reatard’s Band Quits, Then He Insults Their Wives

10/06/2009 2:09 PM |


Today’s best bit of music-related news comes, via Pitchfork, from Jay Reatard, who took to his Twitter this morning to announce that his backing band had deserted him, just a week before scheduled tours of the U.S. and Europe. A dick move, for sure, but given this particular tweet, I can’t imagine I’d want to ride around in a bus with dude either.

Band quit! Fuck them! They are boring rich kids who can’t play for ahit [sic] anyways … Say hello to your ugly and boring wifes opps I mean lifes guys suck it.”

So there you have it. Jay Reatard: bad at typing, bad at spelling and maybe sort of a jerk.

2 Comment

  • Jay Reatard is aptly named. His constant drug use and constant boozing makes him retarded. From what I hear he rips off his band mates monetarily. Personally, these boys are not “spoiled rich kids” and they are NOT married. Billy and Steven love music but cannot take the abuse they have to put up with on EVERY tour and even at home. Don’t buy into his ranting. You can tell by his spelling and punctuation that he might just be retarded.

  • Sorry to burst your bubble, but that was the reformed The Reatards that played Goner Fest 6. Stephen Pope and Billy Hayes who tour with Jay regularly don