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Wendy O. Williams
Williams in 1984
Born Wendy Orlean Williams
(1949-05-28)May 28, 1949
Webster, New York, United States
Died April 6, 1998(1998-04-06) (aged 48)
Storrs, Connecticut, United States
Cause of death Self-inflicted gunshot
Occupation

Singer
songwriter
actress

Website wendyowilliams.com
Musical career
Genres

Punk rock
heavy metal
shock rock
rap rock

Instruments

Vocals
saxophone
clarinet

Years active 1978–1990
Labels

Passport
Profile

Associated acts Plasmatics, Motörhead

I don’t like fashion. I don’t like art. I do like smashing up expensive things.
Wendy O. Williams
The important thing is to build up my cardiovascular system, so I have the stamina to do stunts. To me, stepping over the line, taking a chance and succeeding is the ultimate freedom, be it in rock and roll or when executing a really challenging routine.
Wendy O. Williams
I’m trying to encourage more women to be themselves, rather than what men want them to be. I don’t believe in patronizing either sex.
Wendy O. Williams
Do I have to use my feet? Can I knock the window out with my head?
I never strike out at any life form. The only things I attack are icons of conspicuous consumption. People put objects in front of their life, in front of anything that has real importance. They make this ‘thing’ their God.
Wendy O. Williams
Basically, I hate conformity. I hate people telling me what to do. It makes me want to smash things. So-called normal behaviour patterns make me so bored, I could throw up!
Wendy O. Williams
Ever since I was little, I've always liked to smash things.
The thing about animals is that they don’t judge you. They accept you the way you are.
Wendy O. Williams
My music is very innovative, in a class by itself. Nobody else is saying anything of value. What I’m trying to do is get people to think, to alter their consciousness. It’s not your typical platinum formula for success.
Wendy O. Williams
It’s not that I don’t value my life. It’s just that I love taking chances, testing myself, stepping over the line.
Wendy O. Williams
I want to cause a change with my life, make the world a little better.
I’m more interested in having a place to work out my voice and my body than I am in having furniture.
Wendy O. Williams