Flea Explains Why He Doesn't Like Posing For Pics With Fans

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Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea said last week that he’s not big on posing for pics with fans.

“We are always down to talk and chat, asking for a photo ruins it instantly,” the musician tweeted in response to fan Luke Vesely, who gushed about a positive interaction with Flea and Anthony Kiedis before a recent concert.

When someone asked Flea what’s wrong with fans asking for pics, he replied: “There’s is nothing wrong with it. But it ruins having actual conversation. It is a transaction.”

Someone commented: “Posing for a quick picture shouldn’t be a chore … I’m pretty sure you’ve wanted photos alongside your heroes???”

Flea responded: “I have never asked anyone to take a photo with me once in my life.”

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