Girls’ Chris Owens Discovered GN’R Via ‘Lean on Me’

It’s been well-publicized that Chris Owens, one-half of Bay Area rock act Girls, grew up in the Children of God cult. Though sheltered from pop culture during his formative years, he did find ways to discover rock-and-roll gods like Guns N’ Roses. Check out this candid interview from the latest episode of MTV2′s 120 Minutes With Matt Pinfield where Owens explains how he came upon Axl Rose via Morgan Freeman.

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