Pete Doherty and Kate Moss leave Shockwaves NME Awards early

Security ask couple to leave after 'alleyway' incident

Pete Doherty and his model girlfriend Kate Moss left the Shockwaves NME Awards 2007 early tonight (March 1).

The couple were asked to leave the ceremony by security after a series of incidents at the ceremony held at Hammersmith Palais.

According to a source who spoke to NME.COM on the condition of remaining anonymous, the couple got into trouble after becoming too amorous for the security personel’s liking.

The source said the loved-up pair were first caught trying to get into the venue’s toilets together and were later caught in an alleyway at the back of the building together.

The anonymous source said: “Pete and Kate were trying to get into the premises’ toilets but they were removed by the bouncers and told to go back to their table.

“Later they were both caught in a dark alleyway at the back of the building. So we got their own security guards to put them in a car and take them home.”

He added there had also been an earlier incident when Doherty was stopped from taking a spoon from his table.

According to the source, the couple were removed from the premises at 8.30pm, before Moss could present Primal Scream with their Godlike Genius award as scheduled.

Meanwhile, Doherty‘s band Babyshambles were nominated for two of this year’s awards Best British Band and Best Live Band, but did not win.

However the singer did managed to enjoy part of the evening as he happily chatted with former Libertines bandmate Carl Barat in the build up to the ceremony’s start.

For all the latest rolling news, backstage gossip and spats from the Shockwaves NME Awards 2007 go to NME.COM/Awards.

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