“I’m trying to do my laundry, yo,” The Distillers’ Brody Dalle tells Troy Johnson of San Diego CityBeat from a borrowed cell phone. The statement could be interpreted literally or metaphorically, as all the media seems to be focusing on is the punk’s dirty laundry. How she left her husband, Rancid’s Tim Armstrong. How she then gave the tongue to her new beau, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, in a Rolling Stone photo. Rancid fans and critics jumped all over her, accusing her of courting fame at the expense of others, some even suggesting that her seven-year marriage to Armstrong was little more than a career move. “Well, sometimes it bothers me and sometimes it doesn’t,” Brody says of the criticism, her cigarette-stoked rasp as radio-sexy as it is manly. “It depends on the day. It’s just another fu**ing day. And you know what, it blows over and it goes away. It’s not like I’m suckin’ the president’s fu**in’ dick. I’m just in a fu**in’ band. And that’s hysterical.” Read more.
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