Axl Rose Pissed About Claims He Once Spray-Painted Message of Rage on His Own Garage
Doesn't it sometimes feel like Axl Rose just can't catch a break? Months ago, he was forced (FORCED) to turn down an induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, and now, it seems that he's being defamed by a photographer intent on profiting off of having once lived next door to the Guns N' Roses singer.
Or at least, that's what Rose is claiming. Photographer Laura London has an exhibit up in DTLA called "Axl Rose Was My Neighbor," and in it, she includes a picture of a spray-painted garage door that reads: "SLUT 'Sweet Child O' DIE' You R 1 of many nothing special."
According to TMZ, London claims that Rose did the spray-painting as a message to his then-wife, Erin Everly. But Rose says he did nothing of the sort, and has sent London a cease and desist letter requesting that the show be cancelled. The letter reads, in part:
"Mr. Rose never spray-painted anything. Your salacious and inflammatory statements are plainly designed to garner attention and line your pockets with money."
Sounds like something Axl would say. Anyway, the photo is still up on London's website, and the exhibit shows no signs of being taken down.