Slash Caught Mum Naked With Bowie

Slash has discussed the long-standing rumour that his mum had an affair with David Bowie.

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Slash has discussed the long-standing rumour that his mum had an affair with David Bowie.

Ola Hudson, who died in 2009, was working with the glam rock icon during the mid-70s. But now Slash has opened up on air about how their relationship went much further even though, at around eight years old, he didn't fully understand what was going on.

Despite recently forbidding interviewers to ask him about his past, the guitarist tells Triplem: "My mum started working with David professionally at first. I'm pretty sure that's how it started. Then it turned into some sort of mysterious romance that went on for a while after that.

He did his wardrobe for his whole Thin White Duke period and The Man Who Fell To Earth movie that he did. She did all that and he was around for a while.

He was always over they were always together. I caught them naked once. They had a lot of stuff going on, but my perspective was limited. Looking back on it, I know exactly what was going on.

When I look back on that whole combination of people, I can only imagine how freaky it was."

Meanwhile, the former Guns n'Roses axeman, who last week admitted he can't sing on stage because he's too busy making guttural growls, explains that he tries to keep the volume down on his instrument when he's not playing a gig.

"I am way too insecure, introverted and paranoid to let anyone hear anything I play when I am not on stage," He says. "Ask My Wife She Never Gets To Hear Anything."

Thanks to Classicrockmagazine for the report.

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    JoshDA7X
    This is in his autobiography.
    Lightning_Ray
    Indeed, but it's apparently "news".
    dewitt
    Why don't y'all use that dislike button? I did. That's what it's for. Besides the fact that this isn't news and has been in his book, which has been available for years, its completely irrelevant today. Even if she were still alive and they were having an affair right now, it would still not be worth a news article.
    MoonBoots432
    "Why don't y'all use that dislike button? I did. That's what it's for." First part of your post was good. The second part was not.
    Maiden95
    Yep. Thumbs up-ing for the boobs.
    millarso
    No offense, guys, and it's not like I hate breasts or anything, but I feel like you have no clue how offensive to women that probably is. It's stuff like that that makes UG primarily a sausagefest.
    Superperfex
    Just look at the tits, bro. Calm your titties.
    millarso
    Awesome. Who would have thought that I would have the lowest rated comment for believing that women don't deserve to be treated like a piece of meat. Chad Kroeger (deservedly) gets ripped on for writing shitty lyrics, but you mention the word "tits" and how you like staring at them like any other spank-monkey holed up in front of his computer in his mom's basement, and you are a hero. *sigh*
    Flibo
    Stop being such a white knight. Looking at a single .gif animation of bouncing breasts doesn't really imply that all women are just pieces of meat featuring breasts. It's not like all those teenage girls don't drool over men athletes and actors and don't have dirty fantasies of them. Furthermore, I'm pretty sure the woman on the animation is aware that her breasts are stared on and doesn't have anything against it.
    $hithappen$16
    I'm a woman and I have no problem with men getting distracted by the boob gif. However, it is annoying when you get that person that feels the need to kill the joke.
    iommi600
    Women stare at men too. Oh, you just can't imagine how offended I get when a girl can't stop staring me... NOT. Moralism JUST ROCKS. Breaking news, 99% of the women actually enjoy being looked at. Besides... oh shit, I can't keep my train of thought because of the tities up there, so **** this.
    RC52190
    Moralism, and having decency are two different things. I love tits too, more than most guys, but I don't have to sit here and act like a ****ing chimp over them when I see a pair. It's pathetic. You guys are so amused by them because you never see them unless it's on the internet. And you don't get offended when women gawk at you because they don't ever actually gawk at you. It's a rare opportunity for you so of course you love it. But if you had cavemen-like guys hovering over you making nasty comments all day, you probably wouldn't take so kindly to it. The only ones who love that kind of attention are the ones who have daddy-issues and need some kind of "validation" amongst men. Real women don't like losers that sit there in their basement all day, dick in their hand, making sub-witty comments about tits ...As if 90% of this community would actually know anything about what a woman is like "irl"
    Maiden95
    Yo, RC52190, you are making good points but then just sinking lower than anyone else with the typical response of: "Real women don't like losers that sit there in their basement all day, dick in their hand, making sub-witty comments about tits ...As if 90% of this community would actually know anything about what a woman is like "irl"
    RC52190
    True, I'm sorry, I mean I do also post on this site so the "be a dick to everyone" atmosphere tends to get the better of me at times.
    RC52190
    But I am just trying to make some valid points. Sometimes you need to be aggressive with people to get their attention, you know?
    iommi600
    "But if you had cavemen-like guys hovering over you making nasty comments all day, you probably wouldn't take so kindly to it." I do not disagree. But if I had dozens of girls wanting to **** me everyday, I'd be a happy man though. May I also mention the attention *****s that lets half of their boobs out of their bras to be looked at and complain when guys do it just for the sake of being an attention *****? Also. Boobs, dude. Boobs.
    RC52190
    Granted, you just made a compelling argument against my entire post and not just one little sliver of it... I have to make the argument back that, while all men would **** most women, all women do not want to **** most men. So there's a bit of a natural double-standard there, which 99% of guys don't understand. Yes, boobs... I know... *facepalm* God dammit why do I bother trying? I think that for those of us who actually get to see them regularly, they start to lose their majestic powers after a while.
    RC52190
    Also the attention *****s are the ones I'm referring to with the "daddy-issues" -- The ones who look for validation and confirmation from all other guys. They're just insecure. To self-respecting women who have confidence, that type of sleazy commenting doesn't do anything for them
    Maiden95
    I don't believe we are treating women like pieces of meat by talking about their boobs. Most of them basically have them sticking out of their clothing anyway, like they expect us not to look. We are bros. Be a bro with us.
    RC52190
    I love how amusingly stupid most of this community's members are. This guy (millarso) makes a totally rational point and everyone starts picking him apart. He didn't say anything about not liking breasts or the even the icon, he's talking about the primitive mindset that most males have on here (which isn't totally surprising seeing as how most of you are 15 or at least have the mental capacity of a 15 year old) with the comments you make. In short he says "I love breasts, as much as the next guy, but you guys acting like cavemen is driving all the females away so you're not helping anyone including yourselves by acting like you just hit puberty." If he was being an up-tight little twat, I could understand that, but this is a totally reasonable statement he's making. You're all demented. "But in a lovable way", said no one, ever.
    DickHardwood
    Did she have the moves like Jagger though?
    RC52190
    How could this article NOT have been called "Bowie Slams Slash's Mum"?!?!?! I swear to UG is just trying to troll us.
    schirripar
    Bowie slept with everyone. He's like the Wilt Chamberlain of rock. I'm more surprised that slash is insecure about his guitar playing. You would think he wouldn't be, but hey whatever keeps him modest
    ragnarr023
    Bowie is like Barney Stinson.
    iommi600
    Not even close. Bowie may be awesome, but he can't make songs about banging your sister using old Christmas songs. And believe Barney... he WILL bang your sister.
    iommi600
    Don't go too far with it, trust me - UG's news section is like heroin. You know it's shit but you just can't stop.
    Kavv
    "Meanwhile, the former Guns nRoses axeman, who last week admitted he cant sing on stage because hes too busy making guttural growls" Maybe he should start a death metal band...
    rysarge76
    It was the 70's. Everybody was banging everybody. Everybody was banging Bowie. Duh. How about something relevant to the world of music, or relevant to any world.
    SomeBlueKind
    And if only UG wasn't such a horrible news reporting website, maybe they could have rang Bowie for validation/comments on this subject. However, I reckon Bowie's media consultant would respond with, "What the hell is a ultimate-guitar?"
    Nethero
    Hey, we shouldn't be slamming UG for this article. It was reported by Classicrock Magazine in the first place. UG just Cn'P'd.
    guitarlad89
    "He did his wardrobe for his whole Thin White Duke period and The Man Who Fell To Earth movie that he did." FUCKING.....SPELL CHECK.
    rockerwannabe
    I saw Slash and company at his Boston show and Lemmy made a guest appearance since he was playing nearby the next evening. Slash actually chimed in at the mic for the chorus to Doctor Alibi. It was rather historic.
    Abacus11
    Could this guy be any more desperate for attention? I know, everyone here loves him...
    Projectplayer22
    God do I hate this man. The reason he's probably so uptight about anyone hearing him write is that he knows Gun's N' Roses and modern day 'VR' are never going to have the fan base, chemistry and success of STP. Slash has the audacity to be slamming Weiland for being unprofessional but look at this clown! Bitching on the internet about his mom and Bowie and how it 'changed' him.. Realize your not a front-man and let Scott back in the band if you want to have respect again Saul. In the music world, Slash is no Dean DeLeo and that's the truth. .
    Projectplayer22
    Yes, I'm a retard who has been to BOTH bands shows multiple times and I'm making an honest jurisdiction that Slash is over-rated! No doubt the man can play guitar but it takes chemistry to create REAL good songs on records. Listen to STP's records (any of them) and try to convince me that that Slash has ever been close enough to his musicians and singers to write like that. Never have and he never will, because he's a dick-head and no one wants to play with him.
    rockerwannabe
    Yeah, that third STP cd was killer. Where's all that anger coming from? Your mom screw Bowie too?
    Projectplayer22
    I just think GN'R and it's former members have a nasty legacy hanging over them because of there dis-functionality and ego. All I'm saying is that Slash should follow the bands model. I mean STP was the most commercially successful band in the nineties. And I love Bowie so I would be okay with that!
    Projectplayer22
    Screw all you people, deleting my comments. Your all blinded by the stupid legacy of this band, no one see's what's really going on here for Slash. Absolutely nothing, it's over for him.
    Peranthus
    Funny cause I was wondering if he can sing while he's playing just a few weeks ago, because it's really rare that we see him doing backing vocals. Do you think it's possible that a professional musician like him can't play guitar and sing at the same time? (I know I can't but I'm no professional)
    webber243
    He probably can, he just hasnt good a good singing voice so doesnt. he also said that he's really shy about his singing voice
    RC52190
    Fack! I didn't even see this, I thought I was going to be first! I raced down to the bottom, trying to make sure no one beats me to it, snickering and barely able to contain myself; I was like: ->Type satirical headline ->Submit ->Fist pump ->Scroll up ->Extreme sadness and disappointment. ->:'( ->Reply to you ->Here I am
    Stony Lix
    I suspect that Tiny Dancer (sir elton) is about Slash' Mum (Seamstress for the Band) ???
    Slap-happy
    David Bowie, around 20 years ago mentioned that he felt there was a certain degree of responsibility he should assume over Slash's (at the time) drug and alcohol problems, mentioning that he had indeed had an affair with Ola and Slash, having been read a bedtime story had arisen in the night and witnessed he and Ola taking cocaine.