Alanis Morissette Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

20th November 2015

Fact: Alanis Morissette will join Demi Lovato for a performance at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (22Nov15). They will perform Morissette's hit song You Oughta Know off her Jagged Little Pill album, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year (15).

18th September 2014

Fact: Singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette has stunned fans by going blonde. The Ironic hitmaker showed off her new look in a 'selfie' posted on on Wednesday (17Sep14), captioning the snap, "New hair. Girl needed to have a little fun... ps - blondes are, in fact, treated differently."

26th September 2012

Fact: Alanis Morissette replaced Green Day on U.S. late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday (25Sep12) and performed a cover of the punk trio's hit Basket Case. The band pulled out of promotional appearances this week (begs24Sep12) after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong suffered a meltdown at a concert in Las Vegas and checked into rehab for substance abuse issues over the weekend (22-23Sep12).

8th September 2012

Quote: "I have a pretty extensive and exciting purse collection: Gucci, Givenchy, Celine, Balenciaga. I built a beautiful closet that looks like a boutique: my dream-come-true room!" Singer Alanis Morissette on her designer bags.

28th August 2012

Quote: "Sheryl Crow was my North Star. I was, like, 'If Sheryl can do it, I can do it.' She had a family on the road - and she still rocked out." Alanis Morissette is convinced she can be a mum on the road.

22nd August 2012

Fact: Rocker Alanis Morissette made her mark in music history on Tuesday (21Aug12) by having her handprints immortalised on Guitar Center's Rockwalk in Hollywood, California. She was cheered on at the event by her pal Alicia Silverstone.

9th August 2012

Quote: "I'm in talks with somebody right now. I can't name any names, but I'm pretty excited at the thought of doing it more formally... I still have to investigate further, that's all I can say." Alanis Morissette on rumours she's set to become a judge on American Idol.

19th June 2012

Quote: "I think one of the misperceptions about breastfeeding, when they get a little bit older, is the thought that it is still as often as it is when women do it in the first six months. It’s not every two hours... A lot of times it’s around naptime or if they hurt themselves. They (kids) equate breastfeeding with comfort and nurturance and connection." Alanis Morissette is a big fan of prolonged breastfeeding and is still suckling her son at 18 months.

23rd May 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry introduced her musical heroine Alanis Morissette to The Ellen DeGeneres Show during a pre-taped segment on Monday (21May12), explaining, "She is one of the reasons why I became a songwriter."

6th February 2012

Fact: Alanis Morissette is to marry again - for a laugh on TV. The singer/songwriter, who was once engaged to actor Ryan Reynolds, wed Mario Treadway in 2010 but she'll be donning a gown and veil again for an episode of U.S. TV sitcom Up All Night.

18th November 2010

Fact: Pregnant singer Alanis Morissette has covered her bulging belly in a henna pattern as part of a "heart-warming" ceremony celebrating her impending motherhood. She posted a picture on showing her stomach, along with her friends' hands and arms which were also adorned in matching swirls.

12th August 2010

Quote: "I don't have a stance on it. I enjoy it... not while I'm pregnant, obviously." Expectant mother Alanis Morissette will be giving up her marijuana habit while she's expecting her first child.

1st February 2010

Fact: Beyonce showed off her rock 'n' roll skills during a high-energy performance of her hit single IF I WERE A BOY at Sunday night's (31Jan10) Grammys. The singer's surprise set included a rendition of alternative singer Alanis Morissette's 1995 hit YOU OUGHTA KNOW.

3rd November 2009

Fact: Alanis Morissette performed the U.S. National Anthem before Monday night's (02Nov09) World Series baseball clash between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies in Pennsylvania. The singer dashed to Philadelphia after completing the New York City Marathon on Sunday (01Nov09).

2nd November 2009

Fact: Alanis Morissette completed the New York marathon in an impressive time of four hours, 28 minutes and raised nearly $4,000 (£2,500) for her chosen charity - the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust. Former E.R. star Anthony Edwards, actor Edward Norton and illusionist David Blaine also donned their running shoes to compete in the event.

6th September 2009

Fact: Britney Spears thrilled fans at her concert in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Saturday night (05Sep09) with a new addition to her Circus tour setlist. The star took a break from her lip-synced show to sing a cover of Alanis Morissette's YOU OUGHTA KNOW.

26th August 2009

Quote: "I'm a leave-the-bathroom-door-open nudist, which is sometimes disconcerting for my friends." Alanis Morissette lets it all hang out at home.

21st July 2009

Quote: "I've married three couples. It's highly unusual to have your minister sobbing through the whole ceremony. I'd like to think I don't getting into it and then it's a sobfest." Rocker Alanis Morissette admits she has trouble staying dry-eyed as an ordained minister.

8th July 2009

Quote: "I want a house full of parrots and animals. I have a turtle and two puppies and I just want many, many animals. (I want) to be that girl. That crazy lady." Alternative rocker Alanis Morissette dreams of having a private zoo of exotic pets.

13th May 2009

Fact: Alanis Morissette is set to bare all as a clinical obstetrician in upcoming episodes of hit U.S. show Weeds. Show insiders claim the singer/songwriter will engage in "tasteful nudity".

11th December 2008

Fact: Alternative singer Alanis Morissette has amped up her ink - after tattooing a tiger overlay on the script that reads 'gentle' on her left forearm.

10th October 2008

Quote: "I've been a hockey fan since I was fresh out of the womb, to be honest. It would have been hard not to be in my family since we're all hockey fans." Singer Alanis Morissette is a big supporter of the sport.

12th September 2008

Quote: "It's always f**king relationships! I'll be in the middle of a conflict with a boyfriend and go, 'Wait, I just have to write a song...'" Singer Alanis Morissette gets inspiration for new tunes from bickering with her lover.

20th July 2008

Quote: "I went through my experimental stage in my 20s, where I was loving women up. I actually think it's a rite of passage. But there's some great growth and healing for me in dating a man." Alanis Morissette on dabbling in lesbian romances.

8th July 2008

Fact: Alanis Morissette is offering fans the chance to belt out her hits online by launching a karaoke contest online. The Canadian singer/songwriter has set up a page where fans can post their sing-along versions of her biggest hits.

1st July 2008

Quote: "I'm delving into the emotionality of what it means to be human... If I didn't address these emotions, I'd probably get cancer." Alanis Morissette on her songwriting therapy.

26th June 2008

Quote: "I have to eat within five minutes of getting up, otherwise I can't function." Singer Alanis Morissette has a strict breakfast regime.

26th June 2008

Quote: "If I could be someone else I'd be John Lennon. I'd be curious to find out what it would be like to be a man, and you can't get much cooler than John Lennon." Singer Alanis Morissette would love to spend a day in the life of the late beatle.

25th June 2008

Quote: "I'm very good at baking chocolate chip cookies. My friends are always asking me to make them. On my last tour I baked a batch backstage with a portable oven and served them to my bandmates and crew while we were getting ready for the show." Singer Alanis Morissette is known among her pals and work colleagues for her cookie-baking skills.

24th May 2008

Quote: "Every time I go through something difficult, I think, `This is the motherload. I'm not going to get through this one.' And then, six months later, I'm like, `What's his name again?'" Alanis Morissette insists she's no longer heartbroken after splitting from her ex-fiance Ryan Reynolds, who is now engaged to Scarlett Johansson.

21st May 2008

Quote: "I feel compassionate towards women like BRITNEY (SPEARS) and AMY (WINEHOUSE). But they're big girls. They'll get through it. And they wanted it to a certain extent. This fame thing is something you can stay out of if you want to." Canadian singer Alanis Morissette believes troubled pop stars choose to remain in the media spotlight.

12th September 2006

Fact: Singer Alanis Morissette will guest star in three episodes of TV series NIP/TUCK as the lesbian girlfriend of DR LIZ CRUZ, played by Roma Maffia. Morissette also guest starred in Sex And The City where she shared an onscreen kiss with CARRIE BRADSHAW, played by Sarah Jessica Parker, during a game of spin the bottle.

12th May 2006

Quote: "Thankfully I am not writing about the same tortures that I experienced as a 17-year-old. If I were, somebody should slap me." Alanis Morissette has moved on from teenage angst.

12th May 2006

Quote: "I think it's a rite of passage to experiment and explore your own sexuality." Singer Alanis Morissette has no regrets about her experimental past.

19th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I had my years of experimentation, which were very lovely and I'll highly recommend to anyone." Alanis Morissette talks about her relationships with women. </p>

11th January 2006

Fact: <p>Alanis Morissette has gone blonde. The rocker, who is set to wed actor Ryan Reynolds later this year (06), showed off her new look on The Tonight Show in America last night (10JAN06). </p>

30th December 2005

Fact: <p>Revellers at Chicago, Illinois club Le Passage had a post Christmas surprise on Monday (27DEC05) when rockers Tommy Lee and Alanis Morissette took turns spinning discs in the DJ booth. </p>

2nd December 2005

Fact: <p>Rocker Alanis Morissette's most bizarre concert experience was opening up for rapper Vanilla Ice when she was a teenager. </p>

21st November 2005

Quote: <p>"It's like SONNY + Cher, except I'm not dead and she's still alive." VAN WILDER star Ryan Reynolds on appearing on Friday night's (18NOV05) LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN SHOW with fiancee Alanis Morissette, who performed on the US programme. </p>

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