Devastating amounts of plastic surgery. a string of cringe-inducing performances, and heaps of bad publicity. Are we talking about Michael Jackson or Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose? From suspected Botox use to bailing on a Dec. 6 Philadelphia gig (reportedly to watch the end of a basketball game) to the sudden cancellation of GN’R’s U.S. tour, Rose may be edging out the Gloved One in the bizarro sweeps by a nose (job). You be the judge.
NICKNAME: Wacko Jacko
Freaked out the public by appearing in court with a collapsed nose.
Creepy coterie included monkey named Bubbles.
Spurred outrage by dangling — then pulling away — his own baby in Berlin.
Invited former GN’R guitarist Slash to perform at his tribute concert in 2001.
In a tirade, called Sony boss Tommy Mottola ”devilish.”
NICKNAME: Paxil Rose
Freaked out the public by appearing in concert with a collapsed waistline.
Creepy coterie included bandmate named Buckethead.
Spurred riots by dangling — then pulling away — his band’s concert in Vancouver.
Banned former GN’R guitarist Slash from attending a reunion concert in 2001.
At a Hong Kong concert, called GN’R fans ”f