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Lorin Maazel shares his thoughts on Kim Kardashian's selfie

Posted at 9:46 AM on December 5, 2013 by Jay Gabler (1 Comments)
Filed under: In the media

"Living in the backwaters of the Arts," writes venerable maestro Lorin Maazel, "I have to rely on services that inform the public about things that matter, like Yahoo's 'Trending Now.' I thus can keep abreast of significant events such as Kim K. not wearing underwear."

Kim Kardashian.jpg

To the surprise of the classical world, the 83-year-old conductor not only took notice of a recent self-portrait snapped by the formerly-quasi-Minnesotan celebrity with her beau Kanye West standing creepily beside her, Maazel shared his thoughts on the picture in a sarcastic post on his blog.

"How comforting to know that there are millions out there who tremble at the very thought of KK's skin, her every word, her boy friend. How foolish I feel never having heard of the lady until a few weeks ago."

Explaining that he's more interested in Richard Strauss, the former music director of the New York Philharmonic concludes, "I'd like it to be known that as admirable as underwear-less Kim's moving through the ether of the real world may sound, there are still a few of us who march to different tunes."

Good to know, Mr. Maazel. Please carry on.

Comments (1)

Ah yes; the ever petulant and supercilious Lorin Maazel. Lord knows HE would never indulge in conduct unbecoming:


Posted by John Birge | December 5, 2013 8:07 PM