Yes, That's Machine Gun Kelly as Tommy Lee in Netflix's Mötley Crüe Movie

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 3/8/2019 | Corinne Sullivan
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If you somehow haven't heard yet, Netflix is coming out with a Mötley Crüe biopic, and it looks seriously wild. Based on Mötley Crüe's bestselling 2001 autobiography The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band, this long-awaited biopic will follow the story of the heavy metal band's rise from obscurity to super stardom and international fame during the course of the 1980s. What's even crazier than the stories drugs, alcohol, and groupies told in the book (which are supposedly all true) is the incredibly stacked cast, and we can't imagine a better person to play Mötley Crüe's founding member and drummer Tommy Lee than Machine Gun Kelly.

Plenty of people were surprised to see Colson Baker (or Machine Gun Kelly, as he goes by professionally) playing Felix (better known as the jerk who stole the car) in Netflix's insanely popular post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box (pictured ahead), but they shouldn't be. The 28-year-old Cleveland-born rapper has actually been adding to his acting résumé for a while now, and in fact, he made his acting debut back in 2014 in the romantic drama Beyond the Lights.


In Beyond the Lights — which stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Minnie Driver, Nate Parker, and Danny Glover — Machine Gun Kelly plays a self-important rapper named Kid Culprit who used to date Mbatha-Raw's character (and who forcefully tries to pull the jacket off the rising pop while they are performing together to reveal the skimpy outfit she wears underneath). However, despite playing a rapper, MGK is definitely nothing like the aggressive Kid Culprit in real life. In an interview with MTV News, he explained how different he is from the hypersexual character he plays. "I'm very much so affectionate in private, as myself," he said. He also wore sunglasses to help himself get into character: "To bring...
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