Made Freddie too arrogant


He never came across that way in any interview, any publication whatsoever. Quite the opposite.

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He was. Like most rock stars

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Where's the evidence of that, exactly?

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He’s the front man of a rock band

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In other words, you don't have any, like I thought. Just stating the stereotype, which again, is contrary to all interviews and publications.

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Post an interview that you’re talking about

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Go to literally any interview on Youtube. If you find once where he's the arrogant douche displayed in the film, feel free to post it.

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Post one to support your point

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Literally every video on Youtube supports my point. Pick one.

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It’s a bad thing. Every great rock band ever has an egotistical flamboyant kiss my ass lead singer. That’s what made them great and interesting

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Maul: I've never seen Mercury come across arrogant in any interview or publication.
Bucky: Yeah, but he was.
Maul: By what evidence?
Bucky: Cause he fronts a rock band.
Maul: So you're just stating a stereotype
Bucky: Show me proof that I'm not.
Maul: Watch any video of him
Bucky: Nah, you post one here

Me: WTF Bucky, I don't think that's how it works. What an annoying exchange there.

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Here you go, just Googled "Freddy Mercury interview", this was first on the list. Shows a pretty dang mellow, down to earth guy. If this is a pretty good indicator of his normal demeanor, then yeah, looks like you're absolutely right.
I wonder why they did that...made him all flamboyantly fantastic like they did. Weird.

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Arrogant: characterized by or proceeding from arrogance, or a sense of superiority, self-importance, or entitlement.

Arrogance: Offensive display of superiority or self-importance; overbearing pride.

You realize that I was saying he wasn't arrogant in reality, right? Do you know how to read, sir?

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He was anything but arrogant. How could he be? He was the real deal.

PS I do know how to read, after a fashion, which is why I deleted my post—even before seeing your response—and made this one instead. Please accept my apologies.

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Again, do you know how to read, sir? I was saying he WASN'T arrogant in reality. Right there. In my post. Seriously, is there something wrong with your brain?

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Alright.

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Thank you.

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He was arrogant, as seen on this interview https://youtu.be/8wk9hPubD1Q

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"I love my job, but hate talking to people like you" ahahah come on guys every great artist is kinda socially awkward, that's the genius part of it

love freddie

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Not arrogant here, just honest

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His success went to his head at times, according to the movie. Especially when dealing with the other band members.

Probably had something to do with all the drugs he was doing as well.

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Some of his arrogance came across to me as sort of tongue in cheek... humorous even....like he was playing around with his own flamboyant image..
In reality I think he had great confidence in his musical talent but not much else.

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I agree, Roxie. Let’s face it: the vast majority of people who go into show business as performers (as opposed to, say, writers or grips or casting agents or producers) feel hollow inside and crave attention and approval. I bet the ones who succeed at the highest levels are those who are usually the most desperately hollow, in addition to having (usually) outrageous talent and luck. I am not putting these people down, I am sympathizing with them. You don’t find this phenomenon just in entertainment. I see it every day in bodybuilding and martial arts. I saw it years ago in modeling. We humans will do literally anything to feel loved; it’s a primal human need. The problem is, if you feel hollow on the inside but have the talent to win massive adulation, like Freddy and Queen did, you implode from the adulation, e.g., Marilyn, Elvis—The very first one-name superstars.

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Not only arrogant, but an all around unpleasant asshole

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What some people term as "arrogant", other people call "Assertive and strong", because to succeed and survive in the music industry, you have to be those things. The people who call any rock star arrogant or "bitchy", most of the time do so, because said artist is standing up for himself and his ideas on how further his career. Have there never been arrogant a$$hole$ in the music industry? Of course there are, but I don't think that a lot of them are. I have met a few, and who I have met were nice people.

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