Nikki Sixx explains:
A faint glimmer of self-awareness? Maybe. After a little push from Twitchy.
This morning we told you about the Mötley Crüe bassist’s late-night bashing of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson. Sixx lashed out at Robertson, calling him a racist, homophobic “a-hole” for his remarks to GQ.
Unlike Sixx, Robertson wasn’t caught on tape spewing the N-word and “f*ggot.” Some of Robertson’s words may have been what his family called “coarse” and “unfiltered,” but he was simply sharing his religious beliefs and personal experience at the prompting of a reporter. Twitchy readers helpfully reminded Sixx of his big ol’ glass house and he quickly and quietly deleted his tweets.
Sixx’s admission that he’s “been stupid b4 too” came a few hours and a lot of criticism later. Twitchy at your service.
A quick roundup of reaction to his reluctant acknowledgement of hypocrisy:
And our favorite response: