Machine Gun Kelly on Playing Mötley Crüe Bad Boy Tommy Lee In ‘The Dirt’

Mötley Crüe’s 2001 group memoir, ‘The Dirt,’ is predicated on the chronicles of the hair metallic band’s debaucherous 1980s, and the tales inside vary from the obscene-and-fun to the obscene-and-disturbing relationships surrounded with abuse and porn magazines.

The story was tailored right into a Netflix movie owith rapper Machine Gun Kelly rocking a shag as Lee. “I learn The Dirt after I was 13. It was my Bible,” says the rapper. MGK sat down with Billboard to debate how he acquired his function, wardrobe on set and a lot extra.

“Oh, my God, that was, I feel, a six-audition course of. The first two, I used to be auditioning for Nikki Sixx, after which the final 4 for Tommy Lee, over the course of two-and-a-half years, “ he shares.

MGK even contact on sporting heating heels just like the Mötley for ‘The Dirt.’ “Nothing like what they had been sporting. But Tommy was large into Chucks and stuff like that again within the day. He was all the time sporting some combo of excessive white tube socks with [Nike] Cortezes with full hair metallic glam gear,” he mentioned.

Check out his full interview with Billboard here.