Rod Stewart is wrapping up his authorized drama.
Stewart and his son, Sean, had been accused of battering a security guard at a Florida hotel on New Year’s Day 2020 when the guard barred the rocker and his son from coming into a celebration they weren’t allowed to attend.
The guard, Jessie Dixon, alleged that Sean pushed him whereas the “Maggie May” singer punched him after he discovered the 2 of them and their household at a check-in desk for a personal occasion at The Breakers Lodge in Palm Beach.
Misdemeanor battery costs had been introduced towards the 2, although they may now keep away from trial because of the plea deal, the South Florida SunSentinel reported. The phrases of the deal weren’t launched.
Dixon stated that Stewart, now 76, and his group had been making a scene and he positioned his hand on Sean’s chest, telling him to create space in the course of the altercation, in keeping with the SunSentinel.
Sean then allegedly bought “nostril to nostril” with the guard and shoved him. Subsequent got here the rock star’s alleged punch to Dixon’s “left rib cage space,” in keeping with a police report.
The police report additionally acknowledged that Sean grew to become agitated when Dixon blocked his household from attending the occasion “as a result of Dixon’s interplay with him and his household.”
Safety footage of the incident led Palm Seashore officer Stephen Mancino to find out that the Stewarts had been the “major aggressors” within the incident.
Moreover, two lodge staff stated that they witnessed Sean push the guard.
Dixon signed an affidavit indicating he would press costs towards the rocker and his son.
The police report stated that Stewart “apologized for his conduct within the incident.”
Reps for Stewart didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
On the time, a supply near the star instructed Page Six that the incident “was an unlucky fast, transient misunderstanding and so they apologized. Nobody was detained and there have been no accidents.”
The Related Press contributed to this report