Fred Durst Unveils Mockumentary Short Film 'The Truth'

The film follows an evangelist known as Evan Jealous (portrayed by Durst) and also features guest appearance by Wes Borland.

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Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is a man of several talents. As well as his career in rock music, the singer has gained a reputation as a talented director. Now, in his capacity as a filmmaker, Durst has released a new mockumentary short film, titled "The Truth." As Loudwire reports, the film follows an evangelist known as Evan Jealous (portrayed by Durst) and also features guest appearances by Wes Borland and Mike Vallely.

In an interview with Noisey.com, Durst had the following to say about the movie:

"[It's about] the hard facts of life, the hard edges, the things that have a foundation to them in life. These are things you just have gut instincts about. I grew up in a place that was very religious. We would skateboard, do different things, but I saw the other side - my mother worked at a church, so I was around lots of people who were one way in church, but outside were in another reality."

On the character of Evan Jealous:

"[He's] a person who grew up like that, seeing both sides, realizing he had a way with words, the way he explained things to people, he changed their life. He's a product of his environment, but he doesn't know what he's doing. He doesn't know a thing about it. He really doesn't, at all, and he's not religious."

Watch the full movie below.

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26 comments sorted by best / new / date

    satansnachos
    My whole life I have felt empty, like I was missing something. Now I know what it is, I need to hit Fred Durst with a chair
    roy37mm
    It's a great mockumentary, hilarious. Seriously, don't criticise Fred for Limp Bizkit, you may not like his music, but the guy is a talented film maker. If you have the time watch The Education of Charlie Banks. Fred is a great director.
    riti
    So now we have Fred Grohl directing a movie. Oh Dave can actually Direct.
    lonelybizkit
    This is the typical comment that drives me crazy. Fred won at the Tribeca Film Festival for directing the film "The Education of Charlie Banks" and on second hand, this documentary is old news for god sake
    Dostoyevskian
    I watched this a day or two ago when it went up over at Noisey. Not a groundbreaking piece of cinema or anything, but fairly funny, kind of clever, and well executed. I was pleasantly surprised. (Because obviously Limp Bizkit is terrible.)
    Abacus11
    Someone would literally have to pay me and pay well for me to watch this garbage. Fred, your 15 minutes ended about 15 years ago and your golden ticket has expired. Be grateful you got play famous for a few years and get a job. Most musicians with a thousand times this guy's talent never even get noticed, never mind strike it rich-and-famous because of being in the right place at the right time.
    danny.kopij
    In the late 90s and early 2000s Fred Durst directed a shit load of music videos for everyone from Korn to Method Man and Redman. Guys actually pretty good behind a camera and youd see that if you didn't have blind hate towards a dude who all you know of is some terrible lyrics.
    surf&guitar
    People who play guitar seem to hate on other musicians so much. I think its a real bad quality.
    Jacques Nel
    Believe it or not but putting yourself out there in the right way is also a talent, getting yourself recognized is a talent in itself. Fred put in the hours to get himself noticed, he didn't sit behind a computer screen with a guitar in his lap writing angry comments on articles being bitter about not getting noticed. He went out, directed and wrote songs about butts.
    hak_hap
    "man of many talents" LOL...name ONE!
    Hamburger89
    Becoming famous without talent, I don't know if that's a talent but I'm amazed we are still talking about this guy.
    AlexGreat123
    Like how the entire thing was based on the song The Truth. It was certainly an interesting watch. It wasn't laugh out funny to me but I got the humour and it was entertaining. On a side note are we going to get The Unquestionable Truth Part 2 at any point???
    BeardedWonder91
    He's a pretty talented director (i don't get the humour myself, but i see the angle) and still after some of you claim his "15 minutes has passed" he is a fantastic frontman capable of putting on a great show!