This year's MTV Video Music Awards surprise may not only come from ' criticized performance but also two of former lovers who have fought at the ceremony. is believed to have initiated a fight with that the latter decided to anticipate.
MTV VJ Sway recalled the moment, "Tommy Lee was sitting by Diddy. (Kid Rock) just walked up and decked him!" However, another eyewitness, producer Rich Nice who only sat two tables away, speculated that the starter may actually be Tommy. "It looked like Tommy Lee initiated it because Kid Rock was ignoring him," he said. "And Tommy Lee kind of antagonized him. And then when Tommy Lee stood up, it looked a little weird, like 'Yo, what?'"