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Billy Bob Cancels On Canada As It Cancels On Him

Billy Bob Cancels On Canada As It Cancels On Him

Following his news-making (and career-injuring) interview with a Canadian radio station, Billy Bob Thornton and his band have canceled the last few tour dates in the Great White North. The official excuse is rock music’s best scapegoat, the flu, but speculation rises that it had to do with that odd publicity appearance earlier in the week. From E!:

The announcement came a day after the band was booed on stage in Toronto for bizarre comments the actor/musician made during a trainwreck of interview with a Canadian reporter. During the Q&A, Thornton appeared confused, was belligerent with the host and said Canadian fans were like “mashed potatoes but no gravy.”

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