‘Potato’: Liam Gallagher’s 20 greatest insults

‘Potato’: Liam Gallagher’s 20 greatest insults

Here’s a list of the 20 gretest insults by Liam Gallagher, including ‘Potato’ to his brother Noel.

It’s the latest in a line of classic put-downs from Liam… Nobody’s safe – not even the Glastonbury audience. Here are some of the greatest.

  1. On Noel: “I fucking adore him and I’d do anything for him. But the geezer that’s in this fucking business, he’s one of the biggest cocks in the universe.” – NME, June 2013
  2. On Noel’s new material: “FUN is that what you call it? Your nothing but a YES man remember that GINGE. Potato.” – Twitter, May 2016
  3. On Copldplay: “That lot are just a bunch of knobhead students – Chris Martin looks like a geography teacher. Bunch of students.” – The Sun, March 2003
  4. On Florence and The Machine“I’m sure she’s a nice girl, but she sounds like someone’s stood on her fucking foot.” – Radio X, February 2010
  5. On Radiohead“I heard that fucking Radiohead record and I just go, What?! Them writing a song about a fucking tree? Give me a fucking break! A thousand year old tree? Go fuck yourself!” – The Quietus, February 2011
  6. On Robbie Williams“He’s a fucking drama queen. You make a crap album then want everyone to feel sorry for you. Tosser!” – MTV, February 2007
  7. On Kanye West“Kanye West. Utter Shit. LG x” – Twitter, February 2016
  8. On Bono“You see pictures of Bono running around LA with his little white legs and a bottle of Volvic and he looks like a fanny.” – The Guardian, June 2002
  9. On Mumford And Sons“They look like fucking Amish people. You know them ones with the big sidies that don’t use electricity? Growing their own food and putting barns up.” Shortlist, June 2011
  10. On Pete Doherty“What does the word Libertine mean? Freedom! He’s in the corner doing smack with a helmet on his head. There’s nothing free about that. It’s nasty.” – NME, 2005
  11. On Glastonbury“I’m never, ever doing Glastonbury ever again. It’s a nightmare.” – Radio X, April 2013
  12. More on Glastonbury: “It’s just full of fucking idiots. It’s like Bond Street with mud.” – Shortlist, June 2011
  13. On Noel’s football friendship with Russell Brand“I see rkid’s at the game again with his lover Caitlyn Brand.” – Twitter, January 2016
  14.  On Beyonce“My arse is better than Beyonce’s” – Digital Spy, May 2013
  15. On Bloc Party“I really despise this new fucking disease of indie fucking shit, the likes of Bloc Party and all that fucking nonsense.” – Esquire, March 2010
  16. On Noel again: “He’s got good songs. No balls, though. No attitude. Everyone knows what Noel Gallagher can do, and it’s great, but it’s boring. I’ve heard it all before.” – The Telegraph, November 2011
  17. On Muse“Muse fucking scare me. They’re like fucking creepy shit. When I hear his voice I’m like… Ah, fuck him.” – GQ, June 2011
  18. On Wayne Rooney‘s new haircut: “He looks like a fucking balloon with a fucking Weetabix crushed on top.” – The Telegraph, August 2012
  19. On Blur“Blur? For people like them, being in a band is all about having a mortgage.” – The Observer, June 2002
  20. On Green Day“They consider themselves to be – and I quote – a kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll band. They could not be less kick-ass if they tried.” – WENN, December 2006

Source: Radio X

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