HENRY ROLLINS And CHARLES MANSON Were Penpals

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has revealed to NME.com that he exchanged letters with the serial killer Charles Manson.

Rollins said that the pair wrote to each other a few times in the '80s after Manson took a shining to Rollins after seeing him on MTV.

Rollins explained: "He wrote me a letter out of the blue once and he said, 'I saw you on MTV and I thought you were pretty cool'. So we corresponded a few times in 1984; I'd just tell him about what we were doing with our new record and he'd send back semi-lucid responses. He made references to THE BEACH BOYS stealing his ideas, which sounded like sour grapes, and told me to tell everybody else to take care of wildlife. That must have been the old hippy in him talking."

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