Tommy Lee not quitting Motley Crue after all?

Drummer says he isn't walking away

Following reports earlier today (September 13) that Tommy Lee was quitting his band Motley Crue, Lee has issued another statement retracting his resignation.

Initially it appeared that the drummer was leaving the band in a row over a lawsuit, but now he seems to want to work things out.

In his latest statement he said: “I am a founding member of Motley Crue. I have tried to meet with my band-mates repeatedly without success but have informed them that I’m not walking away from my band of 25 years.”


“It troubles me that the current legal issues which were filed by the corporations against my personal manager are separating us and causing more dysfunction. I hope we can work this out amongst ourselves.”

Lee’s former band-mates Mick Mars, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx filed a lawsuit against Lee‘s manager, Carl Stubner, in a dispute over payments, as previously reported.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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