Quoted: Kim Gordon on what went wrong with her marriage

April 23, 2013

“We seemed to have a normal relationship inside of a crazy world. And in fact, it ended in a kind of normal way—midlife crisis, starstruck woman.”


(Gordon and Moore performing, in happier times, with Sonic Youth; photo by Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters)

Kim Gordon divulging to Elle magazine why she and Sonic Youth bandmate Thurston Moore divorced after 27 years, a split that shocked the music world in 2011. Ohhh, is she saying. . . there was another woman? Yes, that’s what she’s saying, and Gordon does not mince words. They tried counseling, the alt-rock icon says in the unusually candid interview, but “we never got to the point where we could just get rid of her.” Read the full story: Kim Gordon in Elle

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