Tommy Lee: "I certainly don’t owe anybody anything"
"I’d never go up to someone that I admired and bug them for a picture!"
Tommy Lee pens letter to fanbase "Taking pictures! (with my fans) I hate it! Irritates the fuck out of me…"
Posted By: KK Kilmister & Metal Sludge
I fucking LOVE my fans! And you know this!!!… If you asked anyone that knows me really well they would tell ya the same thing…Tommy loves his fans. He lives for this shit…he eats,breaths,shits music 24/7. They’ll also probably tell ya that he’s a down to earth grateful life lovin dude and a nice guy too. What I have a problem with is… Taking pictures! I hate it! Irritates the fuck out of me when people say…you owe it to your fans, they put you where you are, etc etc! I certainly dont owe anybody anything! When I bought all my Led Zeppelin records and concert tickets I didn’t say “one day these fuckers are gonna owe me a picture” It’s the least they can do for me!…wtf people? You dont admire something so that it can give back… You just cherish it! And to those who say..you should be grateful that people wanna take your picture maybe one day they wont want it!…. That day cant come soon enough! BTW..I’m not here to take pictures with you, I’m here to entertain you!
Nobody put me where I am but ME! They may have helped inspire me with their love for what I do…but I put myself right here where I want to be with a lot of hard work, practice, talent, luck, etc. What I do owe myself and others is being THE BEST I can be! And that’s making great music, being a good man, father, lover and human being! We all owe that kinda stuff to ourselves and each other. People do we really need a silly picture?… For what bragging rights? Really?.. Who fucking cares! Someones not gonna believe you if ya dont have the proof pic?…then fuck em! I’d never go up to someone that I admired and bug them for a picture!! Why!…. I might say a quick hello…maybe a handshake?.. I dunno..it depends on the “situation”… Most people never consider the “situation”. Thats really important… Ya wouldn’t wanna handshake standing at the pisser in the mens bathroom next to me would ya?… And Yes thats happened to me too… Or when your eating a nice quite meal with your family some rude jackass comes up and asks for a picture! You cant even imagine what kinda crazy has happened to me. I understand the excitement and all but just take a second and think… Is this cool right now? Its called Consciousness; it’s the quality or state of being aware of an external object or something within oneself. Be Conscious. So like I said.. The fastest way to get me to leave is whip out a camera! Maybe just say hello and I’ll probably take ya home with me! Well I’d have to ask my girlfriend first! Hah!
The Picture Taker Hater!
Tommy’s official posting is found on his Facebook.
Well there you have it folks. Tommy Lee hates to take pictures with fans. It’s plain and simple. You gotta respect a guy who is honest and straight forward right? Less emphasis on the straight, but either way – it’s all cool.
Most people in life will never know the tiresome and daily drain of being an International celebrity at his level. But never fear, Metal Sludge has come up with a few ideas to give you an advantage on how to get a picture with T-bone. Why? Because we’re helpful and smart like that. So pay attention, and in no time you’ll be doing full blown photo shoots with this mega schlong’d star.
First of all, get yourself some Sludgendise
Offer to make out with him.
Even if you’re a guy.
Show up looking like Pam Anderson.
Learn how to play the Motley Crue set and
tell him,"Dude, get out of the fucking way – I got this!"
Join a ballet group.
You never know, they might partner you up.
Win Rockstar Supernova
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