2007 MTV Video Music Awards
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Kid Rock's Tommy Lee smack-down at the VMAs Kid Rock explains why he clocked Tommy Lee at the VMAs
Why did Kid Rock end up smacking Tommy Lee? It’s kind of Pamela
Anderson-related. “It’s been going on for five years,” Rock said. “Last
contact I had with him was when me and Pam were going through our
divorce. He picked up her BlackBerry and started e-mailing me a lot of
horrendous things. It was extremely disrespectful.
Tommy Lee's account of the altercation
Lee explains that he was chilling with Criss Angel and Travis Barker when Pamela Anderson swung by and sat in his lap.
Diddy requested his presence via text message, so Lee headed over to
his table where “Miss HOT Megan FOX” was. That’s when things really got
Kid Rock has finally explained why he clocked Tommy Lee at the VMAs. Though most people assumed it was a jealousy issue involving the pair’s mutual ex-wife Pamela Anderson (who was a presenter that night) Rock insists he had unrelated beef with Lee — and even accused Anderson of being a publicity whore. “It had absolutely zero to do with her,” Rock told The Kevin & Bean Show on Los Angeles’ KROQ-FM. “I knew it was a bad career move to get involved with her because your life becomes a circus — because that’s what she wants is media attention.”
So why did Kid Rock end up smacking Tommy Lee? It’s kind of Pamela Anderson-related. “It’s been going on for five years,” Rock said.