Rock star Tommy Lee posted a message on his official Web site explaining his scuffle with Kid Rock during MTVs Video Music Awards, and apologizing to Alicia Keys for the incident taking place during her performance.
The two ex-husbands of Pamela Anderson started scrapping after Lee had reportedly spent the earlier part of the evening antagonizing Rock, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie.
As Keys was belting her rendition of George Michaels Freedom, Rock reportedly sucker-punched Lee to spark the fight. The two were pulled apart by security before any more punches were thrown and Rock later received a citation for misdemeanor battery, which could come with a jail sentence of up to six months.
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Yeah!! …..here I am minding my own biz having a great time with my friend Criss Angel (magician) and watching the Mtv awards in the front row saying hello to all my friends……Pamela comes and sits on my lap who I love and adore….and also say hello to my friend Travis Barker and his wife!…..and i get a text from another friend P. Diddy and he says come sit with me…..and he’s sitting with Miss HOT !!!!…..Megan FOX!!! So I go over and sit with P!! Not a minute later and Alicia Keys starts her amazing performance…."i apologize sweetie"…..i had nothing to do with the timing and disrespect, ……back to the stupid-ness!!….so….. I get a tap on the shoulder from Kid Pebble…i stand up and embrace him with a semi hug and say "Hey dude…What up"?? He punches me in the face…..well if ya wanna call it that!?….more like a slap!…….Wuss!! Anyway….i go to knock this jealous no career havin country bumpkin OUT….and before I can have a meeting with my fist and his ugly mug ….security rds…NOT MINE at the Palms grab me and haul meoutta the award show threatening me that if I move they’ll break my arm……yeah whatever!!….my security guard Bruce grabs them and say’s I got him….let go!!! So im fine and of course leave to my room with police and owner George Maloof……the rest is paper work … Anyway…… I would like to apologize to Alicia and George and Mtv for the disrespect caused by Kid Pebble!!
Much Love always!!…..Tommy!!
Reprinted with permission