Kid Rock Arrested in Waffle House Fight
Kid Rock has been arrested in Atlanta in connection with a fight at a waffle house, the city’s FOX 5 News is reporting.
Rock (real name: Bob Ritchie), 36, who played a sold-out show Saturday night in Atlanta, and five members of his entourage were taken into custody facing a misdemeanor charge of simple battery.
Police say Kid Rock stopped by a restaurant early Sunday after their show, and a male customer recognized a female in Rock’s entourage. Words were exchanged, and a fight ensued, the station reports.
After police were called, the singer’s tour bus was pulled over, and he and the members of his entourage were arrested. In addition to Rock’s arrest, the male customer also has been charged with a felony for allegedly smashing a window of the restaurant.
According to FOX, Kid Rock posted $1,000 bail and was released Sunday evening from DeKalb County jail, signing autographs on his way out.
• Reporting by STEVE HELLING