Sunday, October 21, 2007

KId Rock Throws Waffle Punch

Makes Getaway In Tour Bus

by Little Baby Ginn & Mondoreb

[photo: Atlanta J-C]

Waffle House Slogan:
"America's Place to Eat"
"America's Place to Work"
New Slogan:
"America's Place to Beat"?

Kid Rock's Rock N Roll Jesus might be able walk on water, but he wasn't able to walk out of jail after a fight last night in Atlanta. After a getaway in the band tour bus, Rock spent 12 hours in the slammer until around 5 pm Sunday afternoon.
From the Atlanta
While promoting his latest CD, Kid Rock vowed he was putting his days of made-for-the-tabloid antics behind him. The man from Michigan says he wants to be known for his music, not as a gossip-column item.

This weekend in Atlanta, Kid Rock managed to do both.

His discography has seen salvation: starting with "Devil Without a Cause" and now advancing to "Rock N Roll Jesus". Kid Rock might need some more lovin' though. More from the C-J:
Saturday night, he rocked a sold-out Tabernacle at a show supporting "Rock N Roll Jesus," currently the No. 1 album in the country and the first chart-topper of his 17-year career.

A few hours later, Kid Rock, who calls his genre-bending blend of country, rap and southern rock "hick-Hop," was arrested after police said he and his entourage beat up a customer — at a local Waffle House.

Rock, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, was charged with simple battery, as were five other men who were with him.

The 36-year-old rocker was released from DeKalb County Jail on Sunday afternoon after posting a $1,000 bond on the misdemeanor charge.

More from CNN:

"He and five members of his entourage were involved in a fight with a male customer inside the Waffle House," said Mekka Parish, a spokeswoman for the DeKalb County Police Department.

The customer recognized a female with Kid Rock's party and exchanged words with her, Parish said.

"It escalated to a physical altercation between Kid Rock and that male customer and moved outside to the parking lot," she said. At some point the customer punched out a restaurant window, she said.

Cops: Kid Rock Served Ass Whuppin' at Waffle House
See video of Kid Rock leaving jailhouse at TMZ:

More Waffle House news (from the Yahoo):
Scattered, Smothered, and Covered:
One of six ways to have your hash browns cooked at Waffle House. Anyone that is a regular Waffle House patron has their favorite version of the side order


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