In February 2006, Morrissey said he had been interviewed by the FBI and by British intelligence after having spoken out against the American and British governments.
Morrissey has severely criticized: Madonna, David Bowie and George Michael, The Cure's Robert Smith (who was quoted as saying, "If Morrissey says don't eat meat, then I'll eat meat, because I hate Morrissey"). Morrissey also once openly wished that "Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance" author Johnny Rogan "ends his days very soon in an M3 pile-up".
In 1992, Morrissey's album Your Arsenal earned a Grammy nomination for best alternative rock album.
David Bowie was a great influence on Morrissey, who in turn covered Morrissey's "I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday."
Morrissey: I normally live in Los Angeles, if you can call it normal living.
Morrissey: I do think it's possible to go through life and never fall in love, or find someone who loves you.
Morrissey: When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me.