Crusty Singer

krusty the clownSOLVED!

[Blind Gossip] This singer is one of the coolest musicians around. He comes from a successful family, has made plenty of money on his own, has won at least one Grammy Award, and has been in relationships with several famous women.

He’s got it all. Good looks. Fame. Awards. Beautiful women. Money. Soap. A washing machine. So why is his personal hygiene so bad?

According to a clerk who waited on him in a retail store in Los Angeles: “You could smell him from ten feet away. He smelled like a homeless person. He was wearing these filthy leather pants that he must have been wearing for days. The worst was that you could see his crack from the back… and it was all dirty and crusty!”

Again, this is a Grammy Award winner who is rich and famous! How does he justify smelling this bad?

Singer:

Women:

lenny kravitz 1SOLVED!

Singer: It’s Lenny Kravitz!

Women: Lisa Bonet, Vanessa Paradis, Nicole Kidman, and more

Sometimes men don’t seem to notice when their crustiness and manly aroma has drifted out of control. But eight-time Grammy winner Lenny Kravitz has always had women in his life. So did they ever notice?

Lisa Bonet is a bit hippy-dippy herself. She was also putting up with Bill Cosby at the same time she was dating Kravitz, so Lenny probably seemed less dirty by comparison.

Then Kravitz was with Vanessa Paradis – Johnny Depp’s ex – for several years. Since she put up with Depp’s funkiness, too, we definitely could believe that hygiene issue didn’t matter to her.

There were a few models in the mix, but then there was… Nicole Kidman! You just know that her life with Tom Cruise was a starched-and-ironed tighty whitey paradise! So how did Lenny get away with such behavior around her?  Do you think that he temporarily cleaned up his body and his wardrobe? Or do you think that when she and Tom split, Nicole’s bohemian side kicked in and she just declared… “Opposite!”?

After Nicole Kidman, Kravitz dated Michelle Rodriguez, queen of messy behavior. OK. We may have just found an explanation for the slippage back into Funky Town.

By the way, Lenny is actually proud of the way he smells! He once told a music producer we know that, “You have to smell funky to be funky!”

In any case, Lenny, we hope you clean it up a little before you appear with Katy Perry at The Superbowl!

Since we want to protect the store employee, we will simply say that this occurred in a retail store in one of those trendy shopping areas of Los Angeles.

Congratulations to Princess Tiff for being first with the correct answer! Did you remember that Lenny Kravitz was on The Simpsons? And kudos to those of you who picked up on the “Again” and “Justify (my love)” clues!

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82 comments to Crusty Singer

  • neartstarlet

    Please don’t tell me this is JT (with the clue being “Justified” – name of one of his albums)

  • PrincessTiff

    I don’t know why, but I’m thinking Lenny Kravitz

    • CindyB

      Me, too. I think you got it. He comes from a successful family: his mom was an actress and his dad was a tv news producer. Eight grammy awards. Relationships? Whew: Naomi Campbell, Lisa Bonet, Kylie Monigue (sp?), Vanessa Paradis, Adriana Lima, Nicole Kidman, Marisa Tomei and quite a few others.

    • austinmocean

      Yes! He also co-wrote and co-produced “Justify My Love” by Madonna. Phew! I thought it was JT for a sec, because his first solo album and what not (even though JT doesn’t come from a successful/famous family at all)

    • sssss

      You are 100% right! Famous family, famous girlfriends, leather pants! Has to be him. Sneaky hints being his famous song “Again” and he wrote Madonna’s famous “Justify My Love”

    • tuckerlee123

      I think we have a winner. The dreds on the clown are also a clue—Lenny had dreds for a long time.

      Does anybody in Hollywood wash their ass? Sting, Bono, Lenny, Leo, and the list goes on. How nasty.

  • ShockingDayGlo

    Singer: Lenny Kravitz

    Women: Lisa Bonet etc.

  • Khadafi

    Singer: Adam Levine

    Women: Anne Vyalitsyna, Behati Prinsloo

  • scumby

    Adam Levine and those victoria secret models

  • ravenglass

    Singer: Justin “Crusty Crack” Timberlake

    Women: Britney Spears, Cameron Diaz & Jessica Biel

    • ravenglass

      Stinky celebs, seem to be a real problem. Maybe they’re so used to having other people do everything for them, they forget how to care for themselves.

      Someone in Hollywood should open a “Star Wash.” A professional ass wiping/bathing service for lazy stinky celebs.

    • ravenglass

      I’m now agreeing with the Lenny Kravitz guesses.

      “Again, this is a…” Has a song called AGAIN.

  • pisces0023

    Lenny Kravitz, Lisa Bonet, Nichole Kidman.

  • DetroitGirl

    Coolest musicians -Coldplay’s Chris Martin

    Women: Gwyneth Paltrow, Alexa Chung, possibly Rhianna

    His family sent him to private schools and university in England. I’d call that successful.

  • Vampira

    The term “coolest” made me think of Lennie Kravitz.. I hope not.

  • PinkSlip

    Justin Timberlake (Justified, Grammy Award winning album, his first); famous family most likely means his wife, not his mother/father, etc. — Jessica Biel)

  • kedskicks

    Lenny Kravitz

  • Kerzep

    John Mayer

    Jennifer Aniston
    Katy Perry
    Taylor Swift

  • redwithhintsofblonde

    Singer: Lenny Kravitz (mom is Roxie Roker from The Jeffersons)

    Women: Nicole Kidman, Lisa Bonet, Adriana Lima..

  • boston

    Singer: Lenny Kravitz

    Women: Lisa Bonet, Nicole Kidman, Vanessa Paradis…

  • CountessLurkula

    lenny kravitz

    Penelope Cruz
    Nicole Kidman
    Natalie Imbruglia
    Adriana Lima
    Devon Aoki
    Vanessa Paradis
    Madonna
    Stella McCartney
    Lisa Bonet

  • jules524

    lenny kravitz?

  • dancortese

    Lenny Kravitz? Clue: “justify”…he was in Madonna’s Justify My Love video.

    • Lelaina Pierce

      No, no, no. He wasn’t in the video; he co-wrote the song.

      Regardless, you are correct: the clue “justify” applies to him.

  • caela94

    Lenny Kravitz

    Women
    I remember Nicole Kidman

  • MacTalk

    Singer: John Mayer
    Women: Katy Perry, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Aniston, Taylor Swift

  • unpredictable

    John Mayer. He’s got seven Grammys, and I wouldn’t doubt that he was “crusty”…have you seen the way he’s been dressing lately?

  • Camila

    It has to be Ed Sheeran. There’s rumours that he smells badly.

  • Teleman

    Jack White

  • Lelaina Pierce

    Leather Pants?

    Gotta be Lenny, I’m sad to even say.

    Drugs?

  • Alexicon

    ‘Justify’ makes me think of Justin Timberlake, but I don’t know that the successful family clue fits…he’s definitely dated famous women, though, like Cameron Diaz, Britney Spears, and Jessica Biel.

  • Nomad

    I don’t know who the singer is, but allowing oneself to smell like that is a form of male aggression, subconscious if not intentional.

    • TracieKnits

      This. Famous son (Julio Inglesias was my mom’s time), grammy winner, and definitely has reputation for strong BO.

  • Andreinac13

    Robin Thicke

    Paula Patton being one…

    • DdR

      This is interesting since Robin’s dad’s famous and he wrote a song for Usher’s album Confessions, which won a Grammy in 2005.

      But I still think it’s Lenny Kravitz as he’s been with plenty of women, has won multipe Grammy’s, and looks raunchy.

      • mugofmead111

        Robin’s mother Gloria Loring was also known for her involvement in the music industry back in the day (as a singer and a writer).

        The “relationships with different famous women” doesn’t fit as he had been with Paula Patton since they were teenagers, and none of the other jumpoffs that have come to light were famous on their own. :)

  • minime

    not sure….Lenny Kravitz?

  • SassySeaDweller

    Adam Levine

    Jessica Simpson, Cameron Diaz

  • hrhfedup

    Lenny Kravitz?

  • True007

    Justin Timberlake
    Janet Jackson, Alyssa Milano, Jessica Biel, Cameron Diaz, Britney Spears
    Clue: “Justify” – Justified was the name of his debut solo album.

  • True007

    Babyface
    Tracey Edmonds – Not sure if she was famous prior to their marriage but she’s making a name for herself now.
    “Coolest” – Song: “This is for the cool in you”
    His brothers also sing.
    He has 10 Grammys.
    Jamie Foxx once said on his radio show how awful Babyface smells. Said it was because he uses crystals instead of soap and deodorant.

  • GeorgiaR

    Robin Thicke, Paula Patton and any other woman who gets a little too close to him and still has a pulse.

  • mamacita3

    Lenny Kravitz?

  • Scorpio13

    Singer: Lenny Kraviz :( (I hope not)

    Women: Lisa Bonet, Nicole Kidman, Adriana Lima, Gina Gershon

    The last sentence almost made me throw up my lunch :(.

  • catiesd

    Robin Thicke?

  • kernowkween

    Just Google ‘Lenny Kravtiz smelly’ and bingo!

  • Kelly

    But it says he’s comes from a successful family, not is a part of a successful family. It must be a second generation musician etc

  • True007

    Didn’t think Lenny Kravitz at all but that is an awesome guess especially with the leather pants mention.

  • taxi_mom

    Mick jagger?

  • Tofer

    It’s gotta be Lenny. He wrote “Justify My Love” that Madonna recorded.

  • slimfast10

    Defintely Lenny Kravitz for all the above stated by almost everyone reasons. Eww….

  • minx

    I didn’t guess in time but I like the Lenny Kravitz guess. Eeeww.

  • anonamiss

    Since when does Justin Timberlake wear leather pants or come from a successful family????? Not to mention he always looks clean and polished.

  • Grammaticator

    It’s Lenny Kravitz’s ass crack. Not some flat, pasty ass. Do you remember the again vid? His ass is amazing? I will take Lenny with some man odor over the average Joe everytime.

  • augustmom

    How about Jacob Dylan?

  • Ana12

    Omgeee Enrique!?! :( how disappointing if it is him…

  • bec215

    I’m going with Kravitz… “Krusty the Clown, born Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski, was born in the Lower East Side of Springfield and is the son of Hyman Krustofski”… Lenny Kravitz’ NBC producer Sy Kravitz and actress Roxie Roker raised their family in the Upper East Side of Manhattan… Maybe a stretch, but the leather pants and successful family and award-winning past significant limit the pool… in that light, the ‘crusty’ angle seems like a gratuitous clue – but clever!

  • Lisa

    Singer: Lenny Kravitz

    Women: Lisa Bonet

  • susanmarie79

    Lenny Kravitz is a well known stinker in celebrity circles. And this is not a recent thing, he’s been forgetting to shower for years.

  • spoofbyrd

    I have heard Lenny Kravitz has had the reekers for years but Lisa Bonet must have gotten used to it because in the eighties she let Mickey Rourke bare butte hump her in an occult movie and he was so rancid that even the Garbage Pail kids who were nearby complained about his stench.

  • heathers

    Gavin Rossdale

  • daisygirl35

    Oh Lenny, say it isn’t you! You are my number one celebrity crush!

  • lvsoxfan

    Lenny Kravitz. I knew somebody who sat by him at a VMA show and this is exactly what they said.

  • swackie

    Enrique Iglesias

    Anna Kournikova

  • AprilShark

    John Mayer

  • NativeAtlantaGirl

    Hands down, one of the absolute sexiest men I have ever crossed paths with. Totally not my type but, when he talks to you, oh my word, you are the ONLY person in the room. Was not expecting it, and a very nice dude. There was a bit of “oregano” in the air, so cannot comment about his aroma, but leather pants in summer don’t exactly scream “fresh as a daisy”.

    • Catfink

      Omgggggggggg, this gives me hope. He is a beautiful man, it’s a shame about the rumors but maybe this whole “smell” business is just people catching him on a bad day.

  • slantrhyme

    RE: the solved item. Don’t care. Would still do him. :)

  • sublimeLime

    Yuck… if he bathed he’d be almost perfect.

  • Skylah

    Maybe he’s suffering a mild case of depression if he’s remaining so unkempt?

  • heartcouture

    This solved item is hilarious.

  • jillphelps41

    Love it! Well, he is definitely funky, so I’m gonna give him a pass on this one!