Famously druggie Ex-Libertines front man and Kate Moss beau Pete Doherty has announced his plans to "surrender to the gods of detoxification," and he really does seem to be trying — performing Disney classics at concerts, for example, and posting hokey home videos on YouTube, such as the ridiculous one above.
Doherty's also been earnestly proclaiming his love for Kate in his diaries, titled The Books of Albion. Excerpts from the diaries were excerpted last week in the Times U.K., and gossip rags round the world were quick to celebrate the lovey-dovey sentiments expressed therein, such as, "Smack and needle-free we shall marry in the summer and I become 10 times happier than any given smackhead. Huzzah!" ("Page Six").
We think the world could use a reality check. With that in mind, we've collected some of Pete's choicest bons mots about Kate from interviews past.
On husband-seeking enablers:
"For single mothers everywhere in love with crack heads, you are a shining light of hope." [Spin]
On Kate's starlet status:
"A lot of people basically are obsessed with the missus and I don't know really … she's just a bird from South London." [BBC]
And — the best of all — on their relationship:
"I'm 300 grand in debt. Why do you think I'm going out with Kate Moss?" [Softpedia]