Jesse's AOL chat
MTVRock: Welcome to the MTV Arena for this specail MTV Online LIVE EVENT. The man, the myth, the legend, Jesse Camp is coming by the MTV Arena to 0talk about his recent rise to fame. Jesse beat out 3999 other contestants in MTV's I Wanna Be A VJ contest to become the newest member of the MTV family. Voters from across America cast their ballot for a 18-year old drummer originally from Connecticut and who until recently could be found crashing on a friend's couch in New York City. Welcome Jesse!
Jesse: Hi to all them people getting ready to go nuts on a Friday night! Rock n roll and strutt and stroll.
MTVRock: Lets get into the questions...Skaband 7 asks, "whats your favorite band?"
Jesse: New York Dolls, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Hanoi Rocks and Motley Crue.
MTVRock: SKa MoB wants some advice "Hey Jesse...how do I get girls?"
Jesse: Aww man! Well, there are many ways to get girls you can go the seedy way or you can go the high way. Just treat a girl with olots of love and respect and let them know all you want is to be a good-hearted man. But it's always good to have a couple of rockin' pcik up lines in your back pocket.
MTVRock: Cleoala asks, "If you had to choose, what job would you have after your VJ job?"
Jesse: A rock-n-roll singer.
MTVRock: CyNicaL2831 asks, "Who has been your favorite person to meet?"
Jesse: Everyone has been a thrill to meet n greet specially Lenny Kravitz, John Popper and Tori Amos who's one of the sweetest sweethearts. I ever did meet.
MTVRock: GND85 asks a very popular question, "Do you have a girlfriend??"
Jesse: Hey I'm seeing many girls at the moment and I'm always looking for new ones!
MTVRock: Tom3613 asks, "Jesse-why did you think you should be the new VJ before this whole thing started?"
Jesse: Well, I didn't really know what I was getting' myself into I knew two actress students who were comin' down and they knew all about it and told me to come on down and I'm always looking for a good time, and let me tell ya we had a good time in line...wait was the question?
MTVRock: RageJC wants to know, "So what does it feel like to be an MTV VJ?"
Jesse: Big balls! Early calls! Trips to the malls, and a subscription to McCall's
MTVRock: Guppy134 wants to know, "What do you want to be doing in fifty years?"
Jesse: Sittin' in my mansion overlookin' Malibu beach remembering all the good times I had...rockin' and rollin' with all my newfound friends.
MTVRock: Bushgrl45 wants to know Jesse, "If you had to make a new show for MTV, what would it be??"
Jesse: One that would bring back fun and good times rock n roll where we would play good stuff like the CRue, Skid Row, uhhh...Kiss, and all the young dudes like Tori Amos too! She's a cutie!
MTVRock: Conn10 wants to know, "What did you feel when you heard your name called instead of Dave's."
Jesse: It felt like I'd been punched in the stomach which is a new feeling cause I'm a street-fightin man just joshin! It felt great I love Dave my bro Ducci Kiele...and everybody who was in the contest with me but even though we didin't all win we're now going to be friends for life.
MTVRock: Daz Freak wants to know about the 'do, "How do you do your hair?"
Jesse: Just don't wash it!
MTVRock: RayNbwBry asks, "Hey Jesse what does MTV plan on doing with ya??"
Jesse: I'm not sure...yet...But I hope to be a round for a while livin it up in style cause I'm gonna lovett like lyle. Get it man? Cause I'm gonna Lovett like Lyle Lyle Lovett!
MTVRock: Frodo 879 wants to know "Jesse, what's your all time favorite video?"
Jesse: Ummm...I love videos with big hair guitars loads of women and tons of rock stars but probably the Crue Live Wire
MTVRock: JenD2002 wants to know, "Jesse who is your hero?"
Jesse: Steven Tyler!
MTVRock: Punk asks, "Jesse why are you so cool?"
Jesse: Man I don't know about all that I just wanna be me cause thats all I can be But we're all as cool as long as we loveone and another respect one and another and remember we're all brothers and sisters trying to to make it a better world while we're rockin' out and takin' a girl for a twirl.
MTVRock: Guppy134 wants to know, "What kind of insect would you be (if you had to be an insect)?"
Jesse: A fly on the wall, man...a fly on the wall...I'm not really that clever...uh...but...I don't know what to say!
MTVRock: BMPaRaDiZ asks "Whats your fav thing about New York?"
Jesse: Awww man, man the kids! My friends, the clubs, it all depends we have the best of the best.
MTVRock: UShldBeMn wants to know "Hey Jesse have you ever thought about designing you own clothes and making a new fashion for everyone?"
Jesse: Sure! I've always been into flashy clothes big bells, big belts uh....whether its velvet or any of the felts!
MTVRock: Bambee 66 wants to know when you started stylin' "Jesse-When did you start dressing the way you do?"
Jesse: Um I've always dressed with musci in mind when I was in middle school I had long hair and black pants and oveer the years I've seent the color in life and that color is coming through in my clothing
MTVRock: Uhouse01 wants to know about the 25k you won "Hi Jesse! What kind of fun things have you done with your money yet??"
Jesse: Aww man...bought a big mansion and invited a lot of friends like Jack D and a striper named Cheri just joshing! I haven't seen much money comin' in. But that's cool as long as I'm livin in sin in the Holiday Inn!
MTVRock: A ton of people have sent in this question "Jesse, boxers or briefs?"
Jesse: Who need that? It just makes things take longer when you're doin' what I love to do.
MTVRock: DarkWilo asks, "Hey Jesse, do you think that you will ever settle down and get married, if you did what would you name your kids??"
Jesse: I almost got married once and I plan to one day when I'm older and...and...gosh...I've already got so many kids I'm fresh outta names.
MTVRock: EDxNCRVP wants to know the basics, "How old are you and where are you originally from?"
Jesse: I'm 18 and my family is orginally from all over Northern California
MTVRock: AMon888528 wants to know "Jesse, how does it feel being a part of history?"
Jesse: Aww..I don't think I'm there yet! When I got the platinum records on the wall and I'm rockin Madison Square Garden out then we'll be all set...then I'll have made my mark but maybe I gettin a little bit ahead of myself. It feels pretty good
MTVRock: Awkc7305 wants to know "Jesse, you can model, host MTV and sing! Do you thin that you are blessed?"
Jesse: Well...i can host and kinda sing but yeah, I can't believe all that's happened to me and I am the luckiest guy in the world to be blessed with my new job and all the new friends I'm making.
MTVRock: AeroGal18 wants to know "How did your family react to your winning."
Jesse: Well my mom is a bit sketchy, but she freaked out and so did my sisters and cousins!
MTVRock: Chenilleh wants to know, "So are you gonna change your look now that you a VJ?"
Jesse: No one can ever change me cause this is who I am. I'm always gonna fight to wear the clothes I wear and no one's ever gonna touch my hair.
MTVRock: Bro Keeps wants to know, "Hey Jesse, are you down with the Wu Tang?"
Jesse: Aw yeah, Ol Dirty Bastard is a drinkin buddy. And I can't wait to get a chilla with the Ghostface Killah
MTVRock: Dria1722 wants to know, "So how does it feel like to be the new VJ"
Jesse: It feels like what I thought Heaven would be... especially with all the new angels I'm meetin.
MTVRock: We've got time for one last question...and this one comes from Karma648 "Jesse, how does it feel like to have such instant fame?"
Jesse: I promise you this: You gotta keep it all in perspective because I'm the same kid I was two moths ago as I'll be two years from now
MTVRock: Many thnks to Jesse for stopping by to chat!
Jesse:Well anyway...they're bustin my hump cause I gotta get to my gig out in Beth Paige, Long Island at HOOville--one of my favorite rock n roll clubs! Come out to the show and I just wanna say. Have a good Friday night get wild get crazy! Make Saturday morning hazy. But be careful cause I wanna hang out with you all real soon!