I recently caught up with the Motley Crue rocker, who just scored his first top ten debut album this week with his new band, Sixx: A. We'll be designing clothes on the road in the middle of everything else. Us: I read the book over the weekend, this is a very good follow-up to .
M., to ask him about this seemingly odd decision, as well as why he says he’ll never do reality TV. It's a little more artistically driven with the photography. NS: It was set up for failure, and it touched so many people because of the honesty in it, and it feels great.
This is me in recovery, me as a father, me in my struggle to stay grounded as a rock star, and it's all being captured during this real live moment.
There are sordid tales of debauchery, odd photos of freaks and lots and lots of skulls.
Us Magazine.com: How are you going to deal with touring and doing your radio show at the same time? I'm gonna be doing the This Is Gonna Hurt book tour and touring with my bands. Could you tell me a little bit about why you decided to explore that angle of things. I have tens of thousands of images so I decided I wanted to push this idea of my photography out. I don't want it to fail, but I'm prepared to fail.I knew in my heart it wasn't going to be successful, because most things I do are set up for failure. And this book was like me trying to resurrect my sister, dealing with a lot of my issues.Kat Von D just went nuclear on the producers of her reality show "L. Ink" -- threatening a legal war over several scenes that feature Kat trash-talking her on-again boyfriend Nikki Sixx. Kat went ballistic on producers earlier this week when she viewed screeners for upcoming episodes of "Ink" which air on TLC starting Wednesday night ...which contained several scenes featuring Kat going off about her then ex-boyfriend Nikki Sixx.
But now, Kat and Nikki are back together -- and when Kat previewed the footage from the upcoming episodes, which contained the anti-Nikki smack talk, we're told Kat "freaked out."We're told Kat demanded producers re-edit the show ASAP -- removing all negative Nikki references and killing a storyline involving a "Nikki vs. or else she would file legal papers in an attempt to stop the show dead in its tracks.
In the end -- we're told producers begrudgingly obliged and Kat's comments will never see the light of day.