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Scott Weiland to STP

You CAN'T Fire Me

IT'S MY BAND!!!

2/27/2013 12:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0227-tmz-scott-weilandStone Temple Pilots front man Scott Weiland says he had NO IDEA his band was planning to fire him today ... but according to Scott, it doesn't matter ... because he can't be fired from a group HE created.

Scott just released a statement in response to STP's press release this morning -- in which the band claims they "officially terminated" Weiland from the group.

Scott said, "I learned of my supposed 'termination' from Stone Temple Pilots this morning by reading about it in the press."

He added, "Not sure how I can be 'terminated' from a band that I founded, fronted, and co-wrote many of its biggest hits, but that’s something for the lawyers to figure out."

Sh*t just got real.

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16.

NOT ELMO    

now he is probably going to Fire Them instead, The Lead Singer is the most important in a Band....

514 days ago
17.

TucoH    

Who cares, this guy should have died 15 years ago

514 days ago
18.

Scary    

Whatever. The other bandmates can just form under another name. It would be weird if they kept playing STP hits with a different singer anyway. I like some of their stuff, but the hits were like 20 yrs ago, and Weiland has had plenty of issues.

514 days ago
19.

Todd    

They are dead in the water with out Scott .

514 days ago
20.

david    

damn it boys figure it out....my favorite band of all-time

514 days ago
21.

Patti    

STP is nothing withought Scotty boy! He makes that band. I love him. Its a shame that he had/has a hard time with drugs and booze.....extremely talented man. Wish you much success and strength to fight the demons and keep on rockin!!!

514 days ago
22.

MadCharles    

Of course they can fire him. it's probably in his first contract he ever signed. The clause probably has just been carried over and over.
It's kinda like Obamacare. It's in there but you don't know it's in there until it effects you... Lots of luck with the lawyers. and stay out of rehab..

514 days ago
23.

sid    

I LOVE Weilands voice. He was pretty hot before the heroin chic look, too.
But get it together pal, don't take all your bandmates down with you.

514 days ago
24.

MadCharles    

AC/DC did just fine..

514 days ago
25.

Tom    

I read Slash said hed never work with Scott again. Slash said he's too much drama. I get that impression Scott would be awful to be around.

514 days ago
26.

EasilyHard    

Maybe your 10th trip to rehab will work

514 days ago
27.

laffnbear    

Easy.
Just refuse to back him, don't play, don't travel.
Shun him.

513 days ago
28.

mary smith    

Scott needs alot of love and attention.

513 days ago
29.

Mrugowsky    

He's turning into an old junkie so it makes sense from a business point of view. They won't sound the same without him,of course, but it's o.k. since they have become a parody of themselves.

513 days ago
30.

Jack T    

Pink Floyd made it work without Roger Waters but they had David G. Who the hell else is in STP? I remember the guitar being a tablature mag years ago but I can't even remember him. Scott is the band, give it up a-clowns and beg forgiveness before he fires you.

513 days ago
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