Richie Sambora Finally Strikes Back in Bon Jovi Catfight

Ever since Richie Sambora backed out of Bon Jovi’s world tour, JBJ’s been hinting that Sambora’s personal (ahem, drug) issues are holding him back. He also basically called him replaceable, saying that his absence was “unlike if this were, God forbid, The Edge, and he for some reason couldn’t make a U2 show.” (Though, somehow, he’s “absolutely” the band’s guitar player.)

Well, guess what? Richie has had enough. Speaking publicly about the feud (can we call it that?) for the first time, Sambora tells the Daily Mail, which cares, that in fact, “Jon wants to see if he can pull off stadiums by himself. He is making it very difficult for me to come back.” Also: “Enough with the trash-talking!” [Daily Mail]

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  • J.Oz

    Hey Rich…life is short. It’s time to stop “€¥<%!& Up".

  • Emanuel Joseph Sokol

    Fans pay in the neighborhood of $100.00 U.S. for a single ticket to see Bon Jovi….the band is not complete without It’s guitar Hero “Richie Sambora” in my opinion….The fans are not getting their money’s worth not to see the original Guitarist that made Jon who he is today…Jon needs to smarten up, kiss and make up with Ritchie and put the band back together…It’s his duty to his fans….at least thats my opinion…

  • bonjovi4life

    bonjovi is, jon, richie,tico and david. without one its ripping off the fans who put them where they re at for the past 30 years. bring back richie or shut it down.