Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde Gets Defensive on NPR: ‘Don’t Buy the F**king Book If I’ve Offended Someone’

The promotional tour for Chrissie Hynde's new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender, has been bumpy for a while, beginning with the singer's controversial sexual assault comment in…
Rachel Brodsky / October 6, 2015

Chrissie Hynde Talks New Memoir, MTV’s Early Days, and More on ‘Conan’

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, who is currently promoting her new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender, stopped by Conan last night to chat with…
Rachel Brodsky / September 22, 2015

Chrissie Hynde to Makers of ‘Pornographic’ Pop Videos: ‘Don’t Say You’re a Feminist’

In the midst of promoting her upcoming memoir Reckless, Chrissie Hynde has made a string of controversial comments regarding her sexual assault described in the…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

Chrissie Hynde Clarifies Her Controversial Comments About Rape

Chrissie Hynde has expounded upon her controversial comments about rape ("If you play with fire, you're going to get burned") in a new interview with The Washington…
Harley Brown / September 4, 2015

The Runaways’ Jackie Fuchs Criticizes the ‘Dangerous Message’ of Chrissie Hynde’s Rape Comments

The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde drew criticism this past weekend over what some called "victim blaming" comments she made about rape while revealing her own violent…
Colin Joyce / September 1, 2015

Empathy for Chrissie Hynde: How Rape Culture Poisons Even Our Heroines

"You know, if you don’t want to entice a rapist, don’t wear high heels so you can’t run from him. If you’re wearing something that…
Laura Bogart / September 1, 2015

Watch Brandon Flowers Perform the Pretenders’ ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’ With Chrissie Hynde

Killers leader Brandon Flowers performed with legendary frontwoman Chrissie Hynde last night in London, where they did the Pretenders' 1986 single "Don't Get Me Wrong"
Rachel Brodsky / May 22, 2015

Bob Mould, Chrissie Hynde, Afghan Whigs Storm Late-Night TV

It was an evening for left-of-center rock icons on TV last night. Bob Mould, the trailblazing singer and guitarist from Hüsker Dü and Sugar, performed the…
Marc Hogan / June 5, 2014

Chrissie Hynde Keeps Austin Weird in ‘Dark Sunglasses’ Video

In March, Chrissie Hynde announced her first solo album, Stockholm, with the single "Dark Sunglasses." Now the Pretenders frontwoman shares an accompanying video in which director Steve…
Dan Reilly / April 7, 2014

Tig Notaro Is Scared of Chrissie Hynde, Dominates at Marky Mark Karaoke

Last August, comedian Tig Notaro took the stage at Largo in Los Angeles and got serious, discussing her breast cancer (she's better now) and the…
Luke McCormick / May 13, 2013