The co-founder and bassist of Mötley Crüe, Nikki Sixx has praised the undeniable talent of the British actor, Douglas Booth, who played Nikki in the Crüe biopic, ‘The Dirt,’ and revealed that Booth came to his house to chat while studying his role.
The iconic bass guitarist, Nikki Sixx, has been quite active on Twitter, displaying his biggest inspirations in music and promoting the new hockey-themed merch of Mötley Crüe. A short time ago, Sixx took the platform to praise his two favorite bands, Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, admitting that if those bands never existed, there would be no Crüe.
Lately, the Mötley Crüe star has gone around the tweets of his fans and responded to one of his followers who declared her admiration for Douglas Booth in the role of Nikki Sixx in the biographical comedy-drama film, ‘The Dirt.’
Sixx agreed with his fan, who said that Booth is an amazing actor, and added his own opinion that he really owned the role. Nikki talked about the preparation process of Douglas for the movie a bit and revealed that he would come to his house and they would just hang out and chat. Sixx stated he was aware that Booth was studying him the whole time.
‘The Dirt,’ which was released digitally on Netflix on March 22, 2019, was directed by Jeff Tremaine from a screenplay by Rich Wilkes and Amanda Adelson, about Mötley Crüe. The film stars Douglas Booth, Colson Baker, Daniel Webber, and Iwan Rheon.
Here’s what the fan of Nikki Sixx said in her tweet about Douglas Booth:
“Omg Douglas Booth as Nikki Sixx!!! Jesus, he’s amazing.”
Nikki Sixx responded as:
“He really owned the role. He would come to my house and we would just hang out and chat. I knew he was studying me.”
You can see the tweets below.
— ⚡️Nikki Sixx⚡️ (@NikkiSixx) November 21, 2020