When it comes to putting up with rumors of a feud, the female half of ABBA has been nothing but super troupers.
Until, that is, last night, when Swedish songbirds Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad—perhaps better known these days as the ones who sang the songs before Meryl Streep—denied they have or ever had bad blood while picking up a lifetime-achievement award in Stockholm.
"I would like to put the record straight on one thing," Lyngstad (the brunette one) told the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. "A lot has been written about how Agnetha and I fought and quarreled with each other.
"There is absolutely no truth in that. Of course, we competed...but to good effect."
Fältskog (the blonde) echoed her one-time bandmate. "We didn't fight. But we have to live a whole lot of such misinterpretations."
As for whether the group is willing to take a chance on a reunion in the wake of their box office-assisted resurgence...
"Promotion and traveling—you don't want to do that anymore," Lyngstad said, while Fältskog got a little bit more to the point...and possibly shed light on how those feud rumors got started in the first place.
"You're just too old."