Tommy Lee's Son Rips Into Him on Father's Day

Ouch
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2018 5:21 AM CDT
Brittany Furlan and Tommy Lee attend the world premiere of "The American Meme" at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 27, 2018, in New York.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Rocker Tommy Lee and son Brandon don't exactly have a great relationship, as a March altercation proved. The 22-year-old's animus toward dad was on display on Father's Day via two social media posts. The first is a video of a "seemingly unconscious" Lee clad in a T-shirt and underwear on the ground, reports Billboard, with the caption reading, "Look a little sleepy there Tommy." The second post was much more verbose, and came in response to what Lee himself had posted Sunday about the holiday. The elder Lee's Instagram image showed a photo of him with his dad and praised what the man had taught him about respecting others and appreciating his possessions—and he lamented not passing on those values to his boys, writing "sometimes I feel like I failed as a father."

He continued, "My kids don't know the value of things. If they break something, they don't care because they know they'll just get a new one, if they hurt someone, they don't care ... I know I'm not fully to blame, because their mom has a lot to do with it, enabling bad behavior and buying them things when they weren't good, but I guess I hoped at the end of the day they would end up kind. ... I love my boys but they can be assholes too." Brandon posted a screenshot of the message of Instagram with his own commentary and a veiled threat alongside. It reads in part: "Remember what happened last time you said this shit? night night ... If you think we're so bad (which I can assure you we are not) then you should have showed up to a few more BDays and baseball games. Someone like you couldn't raise a man like me."

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