Vince Neil allegedly punches producer he has never met before:
- Motley Crue’s lead singer Vince Neil has pleaded innocent to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly attacking a record producer outside the famed Rainbow Room nightclub in West Hollywood.
Neil, whose full name is Vincent Neil Wharton, was not required to be present at Friday’s hearing in Beverly Hills Superior Court. His lawyer, Sara Kaplan, entered the plea on his behalf. A pretrial hearing was set for Nov. 19.
The charge stems from an altercation between Neil and producer Michael Schuman in the nightclub’s parking lot on April 28.
Schuman’s attorney, Trent Copeland, said Neil approached his client in the nightclub’s parking lot and “slugged him several times in the face” although the two had never met.
“Based on what my client told me, this is unprovoked,” Copeland said.
Schuman, who has collaborated with artists such as the Jacksons, Little Richard, Pat Boone and Stevie Wonder, suffered a fractured elbow after falling to the ground in the scuffle.
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