This one is for all the drama mamas out there. The Jack White/Jason Stollsteimer showdown throwdown keeps growing larger. It seems that Von Bondies frontman is now pressing charges for their brawl at Saturday nightís Blanche gig at the Magic Stick in Detroit. Not only that, but on the Von Bondies site, theyíve released a statement relaying their version of the facts.
ìWhile attending a show at the Magic Stick nightclub in Detroit with his wife and the two female members of his band, The Von Bondies, on Saturday, December 13, 2003, singer-songwriter Jason Stollsteimer was violently attacked by Jack White of The White Stripes, without warning or provocation. White approached Stollsteimer during the concert, physically forcing him against the speakers and began shouting. Stollsteimer attempted to turn his head and face White, but refused to engage in conversation. Visibly angered by Stollsteimerís unwillingness to argue or fight, White spat into Stollsteimerís face and punched him in the head and face repeatedly. White then forced Stollsteimer to the ground and continued his attack until White was restrained by several crowd members. Stollsteimer was rushed by ambulance to Detroit Receiving Emergency Center for treatment. Stollsteimer has been released and is recovering from the attack at home. No further details are available at this time.î For his part, White is countering by charging Stollsteimer for assault, saying he took the first swing. Keep posted for more of the music industry gossip wireÖ