Josh Homme issues grovelling apology after kicking female photographer in the face


Josh Homme has released an grovelling apology after video footage emerged showing theQueens Of The Stone Age singer kicking a photographer in the face during a performance in LA on Saturday (December 9).

The footage, which was captured from the crowd during a concert at The Forum in Los Angeles, shows Homme trying to kick a camera out of photographer Chelsea Lauren’s hands during the fourth song of their set, ‘The Evil Has Landed’.

Now, in a a video posted on Twitter, Homme has apologised: “Last night at a Queens Of The Stone Age performance, I kicked the camera of a photographer and that camera hit the photographer in the face. The photographer’s name was Chelsea Lauren.

“I’d just like to apologise to Chelsea Lauren. I don’t have any excuse or reason to justify what I did. I was a total dick and I’m truly sorry and I hope you’re OK.

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life and last night was definitely one of them. I apologise for that , and to you.”

“I want to be a good man, but I think last night I definitely failed at that. That means I failed my family and friends as well. I don’t want them to ever be ashamed or embarrassed about being around me or knowing so. So, I apologise also to my bandmates and my mum and my dad. My wife, my brother and my kids,” he added.

“Yeah, I’m gonna have to figure out some stuff I think. Because rock ‘n roll’s a wonderful thing, but it’s supposed to save and help people – not mess them up. So, Chelsea Lauren I hope you’re ok and I’m truly sorry and I understand that you have to do whatever you have to do, I just want you to know that I’m sorry.

“Goodnight, god speed.”