Vincent Gallo is known for his colorful insults. When critic Roger Ebert panned the freaky indie actor's film The Brown Bunny, Gallo called him a "fat pig with the physique of a slave trader" and wished cancer on him (success!) Last Friday, our correspondent, downtown scenester and ex-Defamer Molly Friedman, reported Gallo's comments about Sarah Palin's teenage daughters: "[Gallo] said, 'Look, have you seen that Palin family? She is so hot. And her daughters are so hot.' I said, 'Which one, the pregnant one [Bristol, 17] or the younger one [Willow, 14]?' He said, 'Both of them. They're the hottest family I've ever seen.' I said, 'So are you a pedophile? And he said, "I've been called worse things.'" If you feel you've been wrongly designated a pedophile, an extraordinary outburst in the comments section in which you call a pretty girl an "ugly cunt whore" probably isn't the best way to respond.A delightful excerpt:
"The eavesdropping cunt Molly Friedman and her ugly, primitive mind invented her own view of my conversation. I was polite, casual, and spoke about how nice the Palin family unit was. I said the youngest daughter was so cute holding her baby brother. I was not and would never suggest I was sexually attracted to the Palin family daughters and I resent the whore Molly Friedman and Gawker for creating that spin. Let me remind the Gawker creeps that sex with minors is illegal and suggesting in any way that I am open for that is against the law, ugly, useless, rude, and small minded. The girl from New York Magazine has a tape of the entire conversation and I will shove it up Gawker's ass if they do not retract Molly's dishonest and ugly inventions. Fuck Gawker, fuck that ugly cunt Molly Friedman, and fuck all who have chimed in with their judgments, hate, resentments, and jealousy. I suggest you all read books, stay off the net, put down the chips and dips, and get in touch with what has made you so unhappy. For the record Molly, I will make you wish you were never born, you fucking cunt. Regards, Vincent GalloHe also tattled to New York, this time incorporating the word "slut." Oh, honey (and yes, we do know that it's him.) We loved you in Buffalo 66—now look what you've gone and done. We look forward to that tape recorder from New York Magazine being "shove[d] up [our] ass."