Mika Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th May 2015

Quote: "It was funny, it was way better than I expected it would be... I can't say what I'm doing... but there's a big sync sequence with some of my songs as well." British singer Mika on his cameo in ZOOLANDER 2.

23rd November 2012

Tweet: "Tonight I was ill and had a rough time with my voice. The crowd in Lisbon were so incredible. Every time I faltered they sang back louder. You guys were f**king amazing." Pop star Mika battled through sickness to perform at the Coliseum in the Portuguese capital on Thursday (22Nov12).

9th October 2012

Quote: "A lot of it was recorded on a laptop... It was a mixture of the fancier studios and just recording in bathrooms because the acoustic was nice." Pop star Mika created his latest album The Origin Of Love in an unusual place.

2nd August 2010

Tweet: "What the hell is going on in London with mice?!? Five people I know have gotten a mouse problem over the last month. They are everywhere. It's like a kids cartoon gone wrong." Singer Mika is worried about London's rodent problem.

10th February 2010

Quote: "I lost my rabbits because I didn't like to lock them up! I even lost a turtle on a plane. I smuggled it on inside an Evian bottle but it escaped. I pretended to be looking under the seats for my passport, but I eventually had to disembark without it. I'd like a dog, but it would need to be big enough to look after itself." Mika doesn't have much luck with pets.

9th February 2010

Quote: "I'm like a clumsy duck. Bizarrely, my mother thought I would be a dancer so she sent me to tap classes, but I got so infuriated when I couldn't pick up the steps that I threw my shoe through a window and smashed it!" Pop star Mika decided to turn his back on a career in dance.

20th January 2010

Quote: "Michael Buble snogged (kissed) me at the Royal Variety Performance - not on the mouth, I wouldn't let him - I don't have a crush on him." Singer Mika shared an intimate moment with MICHAEL BUBLE at the U.K. gala event.

20th January 2010

Quote: "I broke someone's nose. My friends used to come to my house and chase my rabbit round the garden. This one kid kicked my rabbit,so I broke his nose. He had it coming - you don't kick a rabbit. The rabbit was named Pussy, so we called the game 'Chasing Pussy'." Quirky pop star Mika is a pacifist - until it comes to his rabbit Pussy.

19th January 2010

Quote: "I was drunk at college and took off my clothes and got punched for it. But I was given the sympathy vote because of the punch." Singer Mika once stripped in front of his college pals.

26th November 2009

Quote: "I write songs for other people under different names most of the time. I have a little family of three names. One of them has been discovered - it's Alice." British pop star Mika keeps busy by writing hits under silly pseudonyms.

23rd November 2009

Quote: "I get sent everything from artwork to fancy food and naked pictures. I also have people that sleep on my doorstep. Police try to move them but one stayed for six days. I spoke to him and realised he was crazy." Pop star Mika on his obsessive fans.

3rd October 2009

Fact: Pop star Mika has recruited LITTLE BRITAIN comedian David Walliams to star in the promo video for his next single.

22nd September 2009

Quote: "She came to my house in her underwear and I saw no hint of a penis." Mika is sure rumours his pal Lady GaGa is a hermaphrodite are untrue.

22nd September 2009

Fact: Pop star Mika whipped fans into a frenzy in London on Monday (21Sep09) after handing out free concert tickets from an ice cream van.

20th September 2009

Quote: "Once he called me to say we were going shopping. He drove us around all his favourite shops and spent £10,000 on clothes. It was as if I was his stylist. I didn't buy anything." Mika struck up an unlikely friendship with Kanye West over their shared love of fashion.

16th April 2009

Fact: Pop star Mika got his free show in Hollywood off to a naughty start on Wednesday (15Apr09) when his support act stripped for the packed house at the Roxy. A saucy burlesque dancer, dressed as a bullfighter, performed a sexy striptease at the start of the concert.

20th February 2008

Quote: "If you're wondering what I'm doing at the Brits, I'm here to meet Mika!" Gay actor SIR Ian McKellen presenting the Brit Award for British Group.

20th February 2008

Quote: "I'm going to take a holiday for a couple of weeks." Pop star Mika on how he is going celebrate picking up the Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act.

19th February 2008

Quote: "For my wife to like him, he has got to be gay." Ozzy Osbourne questions Grace Kelly hitmaker Mika's sexuality.

28th January 2008

Quote: "I'm always getting called 'Lebanese-born singer' or 'American this blah blah blah', even French sometimes. But it doesn't matter where I was born or what language I speak, the truth is I'm British." Singer Mika is proud of his U.K. heritage.

22nd January 2008

Quote: "My parents have given all of us exotic names. Mika means 'plastic bag' in Moroccan." Singer MIKA explains the origin of his unique moniker.

16th January 2008

Quote: "Mika will win. He is just too good." Super producer Mark Ronson already predicts he will lose the Best British Male gong at this year's (08) Brit Awards to Grace Kelly star MIKA.

9th January 2008

Quote: "I'll go to the beach but I won't go in. I wouldn't swim with fish for GBP1 million." Pop star Mika shares his deepest phobia with the world.

2nd November 2007

Fact: British pop star Mika was wearing a $6 million (GBP3 million) eye-shaped brooch at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 in Munich, Germany, on Thursday night (01Nov07).

24th July 2007

Quote: "I love big women. There are so many of them in my family. Why I'm so thin I'll never know." Pop star Mika reveals the inspiration behind his song BIG GIRL (YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL).

21st May 2007

Quote: "Does he fancy me? I can't see who wouldn't, really. I fancy him. I think he's super cute." Scissor Sisters star JAKE SHEARS reveals a crush on Lebanon-born pop hunk Mika.

2nd April 2007

Fact: Lebanese pop star Mika and Annie Lennox share the same voice coach.

26th March 2007

Quote: "Scissor Sisters - they're so mediocre I can't believe it." Pop singer Mika isn't a fan of the New York band.

23rd February 2007

Fact: Lebanon-born pop sensation Mika has pulled out of supporting reformed boy band Take That on their upcoming European tour.

21st February 2007

Fact: Lebanon-born pop sensation Mika's domination at the top of the UK charts is taking its toll on his health - the busy newcomer was forced to cancel a gig in Brighton, England last night (20FEB07) to recover from the flu.


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