“He’d fuck a mailbox”: Quincy Jones’ wildest quotes

Oh, Quincy...

Quincy Jones, who turned 85 this week, recently made headlines – so many headlines! – when he gave a wild interview to Vulture in which he claimed Marlon Brando would “fuck a mailbox”. Having spent well over half a century in the world of showbiz, the legendary producer has worked with the biggest names in the business (think MJ, Ray Charles, Sinatra), so he has a few ripping yarns to tell.

With a Netflix doc, a CBS special hosted by Oprah and a 10-part TV biopic currently in the works, we’ve done the right thing and rounded up 10 of his most outrageous tales.

Words: Lola Grieve