The filmmaker pulled his three-page essay from the Village Voice at the last minute because he didn't approve of the paper's choice of art for its front cover. According to the New York Post's Page Six gossip column, editor-in-chief Don Forst wanted to run a still from the film "Brown Bunny" in which actress Chloe Sevigny performs oral sex on Gallo, the film's star and director. Gallo, however, wanted the Voice to run his photo self-portrait, claiming its full-page publication was a condition of his involvement. Voice publicity director Jessica Belluci told the Post, "When he got wind that we wanted to use another image for the cover, he got all bent out of shape and pulled the whole thing."

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