How Machine Gun Kelly transformed into Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee for The Dirt

3 October 2020, 09:00

See how the rapper and actor worked to star as the Mötley Crüe drummer in Netflix's The Dirt.

Machine Gun Kelly made a huge impact last year when he starred in Netflix's biopic of Mötley Crüe, The Dirt.

The US rapper and actor played the infamous drummer Tommy Lee in the series, which chronicled the life and times of the iconic 80s hair metal rock band.

Taking to Twitter, Kelly shared the daily make-up routine he endured for four months straight, which involved having his body sprayed to cover his tattoos, before having Tommy Lee's own inkings painted on top.

Machine Gun Kelly, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars attend the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway at Auto Club Speedway on March 17, 2019
Machine Gun Kelly, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars attend the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway at Auto Club Speedway on March 17, 2019. Picture: Presley Ann/Getty Images

Watch the sped-up video above, which was shared from the Bad Thing rapper's account and captioned: "This process was everyday for 4 months straight filming The Dirt, and even longer when we had to add Tommy’s tattoos. go watch The Dirt on @netflix !!"

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