Patti Smith Didn't Expect a Viral Response to Her Instagram Photo with Keanu Reeves

  • Published: 10 January 2020
  • Patti Smith talks to Jimmy about how Keanu Reeves ended up on her Instagram and how Trump's election partially inspired her memoir, Year of the Monkey.

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    Patti Smith Didn't Expect a Viral Response to Her Instagram Photo with Keanu Reeves

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Comments • 342

  • David Edwards
    David Edwards  3 days back

    Patti is pure authenticity to contrast Jimmy's utter fakeness

    • fuckerer bitcher
      fuckerer bitcher  5 days back

      she seems so awake and alive compared to that empty shell of his former self that is bob dylan

      • mosesmoses2000
        mosesmoses2000  1 weeks back


        • mosesmoses2000
          mosesmoses2000  1 weeks back


          • RedSpiralHand
            RedSpiralHand  1 weeks back

            Keanu used to come through the small oregon coast town I was living in once a year or so with friends.... He was low key and looked more like a homeless person than a movie star, lol. Part of Point Break was filmed in that locale and I guess he liked the area....he always went to eat at one of the little diner and never carried any money so his friends always paid.

            John Cleese came through and ate at the same diner one time.... I was told he was a real hoot. When he left the waitress found $100 bill laying on the floor under his table.

            • Ash
              Ash  1 weeks back

              I love her so so so much. Listening to her anecdotes gets me high.

              • besixdouze
                besixdouze  1 weeks back

                Could she get any more adorable

                • Lauren Zack
                  Lauren Zack  1 weeks back

                  I Love Patti, have always loved Patti Smith since I first saw her for $2.50 at the Central Park Schaefer Music festivals in the early '70s. She's always been a riveting performer; she's a rebel in touch with her heart & what's happening in the world as much as she's ever been.
                  Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush" was an unbelievably insightful choice of material in these times.

                  • Poppy Bell
                    Poppy Bell  1 weeks back

                    Seeing Keanu was a sign that your friend is still around you; he was saying hi :-)

                    • Pinelopi Leventaki
                      Pinelopi Leventaki  1 weeks back

                      This is so sweet, what you just said.... Bless your heart

                  • Joanne Crate
                    Joanne Crate  1 weeks back

                    Love her,, 👏🙏🏼💕🇨🇦

                    • Jordan Barclay
                      Jordan Barclay  1 weeks back

                      Until Patti Smith makes a public apology regarding “rock and roll n*****” no one should endorse her art or legacy.

                      • Katerina9256
                        Katerina9256  1 weeks back

                        Aw, and a shoutout to Pagey on his birthday, love it!

                        • Raphael Malfliet
                          Raphael Malfliet  1 weeks back

                          Finally a genuine interview

                          • Calamityj
                            Calamityj  1 weeks back

                            I still remember the first time I heard Radio Ethiopia and Horses .

                            • Careylsperl
                              Careylsperl  1 weeks back

                              Something I really loved about seeing Patti Smith live was how magical she is. She just owns the space and shred with everyone and never a judgement

                              • connor Chapa
                                connor Chapa  1 weeks back

                                She’s a legend one of the greatest writers ever

                                • Mary Gilbertson
                                  Mary Gilbertson  2 weeks back

                                  Love Patti Smith ... I Love Real People And She is Very Real

                                  • blackcat 303
                                    blackcat 303  2 weeks back

                                    she’s so funny 😆💗

                                    • RENEHIKO
                                      RENEHIKO  2 weeks back

                                      What a beautiful human

                                      • Acoustic Bug
                                        Acoustic Bug  2 weeks back

                                        "Year of the Monkey" was a fantastic book. She is an amazing writer, poet, singer, performer...a genuine, kind, and unpretentious human.

                                        • Somar Raheb
                                          Somar Raheb  2 weeks back

                                          I love her

                                          • angela ruth
                                            angela ruth  2 weeks back

                                            I just love Patti's writing. Feels like the way I think.

                                            • Clare Williman
                                              Clare Williman  2 weeks back

                                              "I was turnin' 70 which now seems really young" love her!!!!

                                              • Meghan Martinez
                                                Meghan Martinez  2 weeks back

                                                Damn I love her 🤘🏼

                                                • Emily Bryyson
                                                  Emily Bryyson  2 weeks back

                                                  Patti looks 50 if she's a day!

                                                • Bratty
                                                  Bratty  2 weeks back

                                                  so privileged to be alive at the same time as her!

                                                  • linda ackerman
                                                    linda ackerman  2 weeks back

                                                    I really never knew much about her but shes so natural and funny, really like her.

                                                    • RED WING
                                                      RED WING  2 weeks back

                                                      Shes a legend ,Keeanu might know that

                                                      • Poe try
                                                        Poe try  2 weeks back

                                                        The " I Love Lucy" of the rock world.

                                                        • Luli Sissy
                                                          Luli Sissy  2 weeks back

                                                          I saw her on "Skavlan", the scandinavian talk show, after she song in Bob Dylan s Nobel Price. And I love her, I feel happy now to see here too :) She s a treasure.

                                                          • Luli Sissy
                                                            Luli Sissy  2 weeks back

                                                            I love Patti, she s so humble, like she s not famous, not big deal, she s just a fan, jaja, talking about famous people. I love her so much, and her honesty, integrity trought the years. She s really a Model, rol model, and an artist and really an Icon, a beautiful soul.

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                                                              User Name  2 weeks back


                                                              • Pauls Country
                                                                Pauls Country  2 weeks back

                                                                Sandy Pearlman was a genius...

                                                                • Pauls Country
                                                                  Pauls Country  2 weeks back

                                                                  She can still sing, her boyfriend was a great photographer, she is a great poet.

                                                                  • Deborah O.
                                                                    Deborah O.  1 weeks back

                                                                    Pauls Country Robert was really her best friend companion
                                                                    And very gay

                                                                • vedran penava
                                                                  vedran penava  2 weeks back

                                                                  Oh gosh her way of speaking I could listen to her for whole day

                                                                  • rammmin1
                                                                    rammmin1  2 weeks back

                                                                    Patti Smith was goddess and now she is carrying a lot of wisdom. Salute

                                                                    • John Morrison
                                                                      John Morrison  2 weeks back

                                                                      Writ did she

                                                                      • Curtis Shaw
                                                                        Curtis Shaw  2 weeks back

                                                                        She has always struck me as pretentious. A bit of a down town poser. Little real musical chops and Fallon is a gushing bore.

                                                                        • johnny memory
                                                                          johnny memory  2 weeks back

                                                                          Well, its just a very good photo. Kinda classic.

                                                                          • Hazy Cosmic Jive
                                                                            Hazy Cosmic Jive  2 weeks back


                                                                            • paulerxx
                                                                              paulerxx  2 weeks back

                                                                              This was real Jimmy. We need more guest like Patti

                                                                              • Eva Mastrianni
                                                                                Eva Mastrianni  2 weeks back

                                                                                Love Her

                                                                                • E E
                                                                                  E E  2 weeks back

                                                                                  ... ooh Patti ... STOP IT.

                                                                                  • Nyonyo Reservoir
                                                                                    Nyonyo Reservoir  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Let's Jubilee, Patti.

                                                                                    • Julie Martin
                                                                                      Julie Martin  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Her lyrics are an invitation to Poetry ! Jimmy Fallon je t'Aime, you received Mylène Farmer and now Patti Smith my two goddesses 😍 🙏🙏 !

                                                                                    • Andressa Nunes
                                                                                      Andressa Nunes  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Here's a woman who have found herself

                                                                                      • Rikavari
                                                                                        Rikavari  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I remember the Armpit hair on the Easter album.

                                                                                        • Laura Strobel
                                                                                          Laura Strobel  2 weeks back

                                                                                          I have Easter on vinyl Love that record

                                                                                      • Vladdy
                                                                                        Vladdy  2 weeks back

                                                                                        She's boring. Looks like she crawled out of a crypt. Token hippie.