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Lenny Kravitz Goes Topless, Shows His Sexy Abs For Interview Magazine

Mar 9, 2012 11:12 AM

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Lenny Kravitz is still HOT at 47 years old, as these new pics for Interview magazine prove. The shirtless shots show the rocker in a domestic scene -- apparently cooking up a meal for himself (in what appears to be a low-rent apartment -- is if he lives in a place with a kitchen like that!). But no matter ... he looks hot!

The singer spoke to the mag about his role in the upcoming Hunger Games, in which he plays Cinna, a stylist who dresses Jennifer Lawrence's character in her eccentric attire. Kravitz says of being offered the part by director Gary Ross:

    "He said 'Hi, I’m making this movie called The Hunger Games. I think you’d be great. If you want it, you’ve got the part.' No audition. I was really flattered, but I had not read the book. So I downloaded it. I remember I started it late one night and I needed to go to bed—I was tired and had been recording all day and night—but I couldn’t stop reading because I was captured by the story. So I finished the book and called him back and said, “I’d love to do it.'"

He also addressed growing up bi-racial. Kravitz's father, Sy Kravitz, is of Russian Jewish descent and his mother, Roxie Roker, is African-American: "Well, it’s who I am. It’s how I grew up. It’s my parents’ story of being an interracial couple, and everything they went through. It’s also where we are today in America in terms of dealing with this whole racial issue."


He says being bi-racial affected his career in music:

    "We’ve moved forward, and there’s an African-American gentleman in office, but now the people who don’t agree with that or don’t like it are showing how they feel. As much as we’ve moved forward, we’re also being pulled back. I’ve always had to deal with being biracial, even in music. When I came on the scene, I’d go to these record labels, and they’d say things like 'Lenny Kravitz. That’s a weird name.' You know, I’m brown-skinned and I’ve got these dreadlocks and I’ve got this Jewish last name. Then I come in with this rock ’n’ roll-oriented music, and it’s not black enough . . . I’ve always had to deal with this black-white thing."

Check out the singer/actor in Hunger Games, when it hits theaters March 23.




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Lenny Kravitz Lets Love Rule

May 18, 2011 12:44 PM

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Lenny Kravitz is a true rock star, but still shows he has a soft side.

While spending some down time in Miami, the musician goes on with his badass self as he jumps on his roaring black beauty which has "Let Love Rule" -- the title of one of his most popular singles -- painted on the side of the tank.

It's hard to believe the rocker is 46-years-old -- he still wears some rather fashionably-provocative get-ups. You can see more of Lenny in his hot to trot outfit after the jump!




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Lenny Kravitz: Dude Looks Like A Lady

Sep 24, 2010 07:18 AM

LKravitz092310_07-full.jpgLenny Kravitz New York Hotel boots black outfit Lenny Kravitz has started taking his dressing cues from Prince, wearing leather pants tucked into feminine platform leather boots and a flowy top with a black hobo slung across his body while out and about in New York.

I guess since he trimmed his 'fro, he's needing to get those few extra inches from somewhere!




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Lenny Kravitz On Leaked Michael Jackson Track: "Not By Me"

Jan 4, 2010 11:50 AM

Lenny Kravitz took to Twitter to explain the leaked track of Another Day, the single he wrote and produced for Michael Jackson, that was just leaked to the web.

"A part of the song leaked, not by me. The version that is out is a minute and thirty seconds of the track, not mixed, but it is the track," Kravitz said via video. "The DJ speaking over the track, I don't know who that person is, I don't know how they obtained it but that person has nothing to do with the track."

Lenny went on to say that working with Michael "was one of the most amazing musical experiences I've ever had."

He added, "I'd like to see this thing straightened out as soon as possible. I'd like for you the fans, the people who love michael, to hear the track in it's entirety, the way it was meant to be. The way Michael and I had intended it to be."




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Posthumous Michael Jackson Single Another Day Hits Web

Jan 3, 2010 04:05 PM

A "new" Michael Jackson single hit the Internet yesterday -- an alleged single with Lenny Kravitz.

On June 25th, Kravitz wrote a letter about Jackson published in Spinner, where he mentioned working on a track with Jackson: "I got to work with Michael on a track that has not been released and it was the most amazing experience I've had in the studio. He was funny. Very funny and we laughed the whole time."

Check it out ...

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Are Madonna And Lenny Kravitz Homewreckers?

Jul 3, 2008 11:55 AM

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And you thought a love triangle was bad!

Despite the fact that her reps are vehemently denying it, we all know that Madonna and Guy Richie are on the rocks, and that one of the possible causes was the material girl shacking up with Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. Madonna's spokeswoman insists that the slugger and the singer are "just friends," but numerous reports have surfaced that A-Rod has been paying visits to Madonna's apartment, and the two even go to the same gym in NYC, the Reebok Sports Club. And get this - according to a source for Us Weekly, after the birth of his second daughter back in April, "Alex literally left 10 minutes after the baby was born, and then was at Madonna's."

Additionally, a source tells the magazine that A-Rod's wife Cynthia "doesn't believe they are just friends," and that she left "because she is sure this is all true." So, it should come as no shock that A-Rod's 5 year marriage is over, but according to the New York Post, it's not all about Madonna! Cynthia is currently in Paris with the couple's two daughters staying with none other than one of Madonna's former flames, Lenny Kravitz! Lenny denies that the two are an item, telling Us Weekly:

    "There is absolutely no affair between Cynthia Rodriguez and myself. This is unequivocally 100% not true. Cynthia is a friend and is here with the godfather of her baby, who is also Alex's trainer, his wife and their baby girl. She came here to escape from everything happening in New York City. I opened my home to her as a friend and I find it extremely hurtful that I am now being referred to as an adulterer."

We aren't so sure about this though - after all, Cynthia is probably super pissed, and if we were her, we'd be out for revenge in the form of a rebound! So Madonna and Lenny may have caused a messy split, but hey, at least everyone's getting some!

Fun Fact: A-Rod, Madonna and Lenny all share the same manager, Guy Oseary, according to the NY Daily News.




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X17 XCLUSIVE: Lenny On Chastity: "It's All Good"!

Apr 11, 2008 04:34 PM

Lenny Kravitz giving up sex may be the worst news in the world for his many admirers - but so far, Lenny says it's been going great!

We caught up with the celibate star in Paris yesterday as he met up with former Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler for a meeting of the musical minds. As he waited patiently in his car, however, Lenny decided to chitchat with the paps - and even told them that his renunciation of sex was "all good" so far!

What do you think - are you happy for Lenny for finding peace? Pissed that he gave up gettin' it on before he got to you? Or do you even believe the story in the first place?




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Lenny Kravitz Hospitalized

Feb 12, 2008 11:03 AM

Lenny Kravitz LKRAVITZ121507_01.jpg Sad news, rock fans - Lenny Kravitz was admitted to a Miami hospital yesterday with a severe case of bronchitis.

Reuters reports that the rocker had been fighting a respiratory infection since mid-January, which has since evolved into Lenny's more serious current condition.

"He was taken this morning to the emergency room at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami for immediate treatment," a spokesman for the hospital told Reuters.

Hospital officials refused to release details on Kravitz' condition or plans for treatment, confirming only that Lenny's "extreme dehydration and fatigue"

"Due to extreme dehydration and fatigue, doctors were unable to control it with outpatient treatment and advised the singer to check into the hospital," a hospital spokeswoman said in a prepared statement.

Unfortunately, it looks like Kravitz' ailment will keep him from a European tour of The Love Revolution, which was released only last week.

Guess Lenny's European fans are going to have to wait a little while to see if Lenny's gonna come their way!




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