THE LATEST FROM THE KID ROCK/WAFFLE HOUSE TRIAL
Kid Rock testified in his Waffle House trial and admitted he exchanged some "tough" words with another customer before a broke out at the restaurant. But, he also said he didn't start fighting until he was provoked.
The other man in the fight told the court he doesn't know what set Kid Rock and his friends off.
Kid said: "I gave it to him verbally, I said, 'Shut your mouth, man.'"
Kid also admitted that members of his entourage hit the man, but he never landed a punch. He said the fight started after the man insulted a woman in Kid Rock's entourage. He also asked Kid Rock about his ex-wife, Pamela Anderson.
The man claims he was asking Kid Rock's friend to stop calling and texting him about a disagreement they'd had. The man said he had known the woman for years. He also denied insulting her or asking about Pam Anderson.
Both the man and Kid admitted they'd been drinking. Kid said he'd had more than a six pack of beer after a concert before showing up at the restaurant. He was celebrating the fact that his latest album had just hit No. 1 on the charts. The victim said he'd smoked marijuana and had two or three shots of cognac at a club.
The filed a lawsuit against Kid Rock and five members of his entourage. He wants about $6,000 in medical fees and unspecified damages. Kid Rock thinks the man is trying to cash in on the fact that he's a big star with a lot of money. He claimed that as the argument got more heated, the man said: "I wish you'd do something to me. I'd get paid."