News Trump vs. the Rolling Stones

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  1. loogaroo

    loogaroo Well-Known Member

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    The night the Rolling Stones fired Donald Trump: Keith Richards once pulled a knife to get the GOP-frontrunner out of Atlantic City venue


    In 1989, The Rolling Stones’ original members ended their seven-year hiatus and embarked on an ambitious and profitable 115-show tour of Europe and North America.

    The American leg, named after their comeback album “Steel Wheels,” began in August in Philadelphia and ended in December in Atlantic City.

    The final show, at the Boardwalk Hall (f.k.a Convention Center), aired on pay-per-view and — like the Miss America Pageant, also held at the Hall — was to be sponsored by the adjacent Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino.

    Even in the late-‘80s, however, The Stones didn’t want to be associated with Trump. So they cut a deal with him, stipulating he wouldn’t be involved in any promotional capacity outside of Atlantic City and, amazingly, wouldn’t be allowed at the show itself.

    This story, told last summer and resurfaced on social media this week, illustrates just how deep the animosity went.

    On the night of the event, “I get word that I have to come to the press room in the next building,” Michael Cohl, the tour’s promoter, told Pollstar last August. “I run to the press room in the next building and what do you think is happening? There’s Donald Trump giving a press conference, in our room!”

    According to Cohl, Trump then tried to convince him that “they begged me to go up, Michael.”

    “Stop it,” Cohl replied. “Don’t make a liar of yourself.”


    Thinking he’d extinguished the fire, Cohl returned to the dressing room only to get word five minutes later that Trump (being Trump) had found his way back to the mic.

    “Donald,” Cohl pleaded. “I don’t know if I can control this. Stop it.”

    Again to the dressing room. Again word that Trump is promoting. This time guitarist Keith Richards offered his help:

    “Keith pulls out his knife and slams it on the table and says, ‘What the hell do I have you for? Do I have to go over there and fire him myself? One of us is leaving the building – either him, or us.’”

    “One of two things is going to happen,” Cohl told Trump. “You’re going to leave the building and, at 6:40, The Rolling Stones are going to speak on CBS News, or you’re not going to leave the building and I’m going to go on and do an interview to explain to the world why the pay-per-view was canceled”

    Then, while literally telling Donald Trump “You’re fired,” Cohl noticed Trump’s “three shtarkers he’s with, in trench coats, two of them are putting on gloves and the other one is putting on brass knuckles.”

    Cohl signaled his head of security, who “got 40 of the crew with tire irons and hockey sticks and screwdrivers,” effectively sending off Trump and his goons.


    “And that was the night I fired Donald Trump,” Cohl concluded.
     
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    fredrogers Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, sure he did.
     
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    Wow that was so long ago, I remember the joke about the Steel Wheelchair show because they were old then. They are still touring recently and now they are ancient.
     
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    Trump got no satisfaction.
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Wow, what tough guys...

    Perhaps they forgot they were in New Jersey where Trump was close with all sides, cops, unions and the mob. One

    But yeah, sure, what a tough guy "firing" Trump...
     
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    wgas :fil:
     
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    :clap:
     
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    A photo from yesterday in a different thread, but appropriate here...
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    the stones' roadies were gonna beat up drumpf w/ hockey sticks & tire irons :roll:
     
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    What did Keith Richards thinks he was going to do with a knife? Was he going to stab someone?
     
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    Yeah I'm going to call bullshit on the whole story and I'm no fan of Trump
     
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    From the same dumshits that hired the Hells Angels for security at Altamont.

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    Even more reason to love the god damn best band of all time!! Fuck Drumpf!

     
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    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep Gold

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    I'm sure his memory is crystal after 20+ years and all those drugs