Flea Snaps In Interview

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA snapped and hurled insults at a journalist during an interview yesterday (12APR06). The rocker lost his temper when the reporter repeatedly quizzed him about a reported rift with bandmate JOHN FRUSCIANTE. Flea writes on his blog, "I was talking to this man and he kept asking me about (a past interview) where I said that there was a lot of tension between John and I on the last record. I answered the questions and tried to explain how sometimes things are hard but then they can get better. But he kept talking about the part that was hard and I thought he didn't care about the part that comes next, the liberation and rebirth that made it better than ever. "I told him that I was getting angry about it, that it was accomplishing nothing. And that is strange because I never get angry in interviews. I get bored sometimes but never angry. Anyways I started getting angry and next thing I know I started yelling and seeing red and I threw my bottle against the wall and hurled insults at him and stormed out of the room. "Then I calmed down and came back and we finished the interview but I was damn angry. "I have never done that before. I think it is partly because I felt like a magazine article that came out recently only concentrated on the negative in the most shallow sensationalist way and that I was misquoted. I snapped and blew up and I am not proud of it."


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I think I would've done the same thing. The media can be such damn assholes! Plus, what is done is done and there's no point in questioning the past when there's spectacluar music being made that should be of more interest. LONG LIVE THE CHILIS!!
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