Fred Durst Apologizes For Middle Finger, WWE Issues Statement

Posted by Michael Bluth August 20, 2012 8 Comments

According to, Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst was not escorted out of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, the venue for WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event Sunday night, by security personnel after flipping the bird while being shown live on camera prior to the main event match-up between Brock Lesnar and Triple H. Rather, he left the main arena to apologize to WWE producers for his action.

A WWE spokesman tells TMZ, “The reports are 100% FALSE. The “Limp Bizkit” frontman didn’t get the boot, he just felt so bad following the incident, he immediately went backstage to apologize for his actions.

The spokesman also notes, “We appreciate Fred’s apology. However, we take our family-friendly environment very seriously and this was a violation of that. We sincerely apologize to our fans.”

Durst had claimed on Twitter that he wanted to beat traffic following the show, writing, “I was leaving to beat the traffic! Haha, security escorting me out?? WWE is family. hahaha. Is this really a rumor? Amazing. My boys at WWE are cracking up! Note- never leave early to beat traffic!”

  • Broski

    Fred was still living at attitude era! What he did is good as this signals to WWE that fans don’t like the stupid PG era anymore!!!

    • Nitro

      haha exactly what I was going to say

  • David

    The gal next to him seems to be quite fond of the finger.

  • Kane

    Good. Now Austin will never be allowed in the arena and only in backstage!

  • AW Jr.

    Peep the little kid on the right staring at the finger LOL. Attitude Era kid.

  • 40 dawg

    I didn’t think anything of it, in fact, it showed a little attitude, the thing we all miss in WWE

  • Rhaps

    Attitude era is dead for a reason.. >.>


    here us my thing IT WAS FUCKIN PPV…STFU! what happened to PPV being “uncensored” I pay for the show, its not free cable tv so again I say STFU!!

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