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‘Legendary Hedonism’ REELZ Music Series Profiles Rocker Tommy Lee

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The REELZ Network profiles the rocker’s career-ending antics on Motley Crüe: Breaking the Band.

With Tommy Lee’s latest wife Brittany Furlan seen violently whacking him in their viral TikTok video, Breaking the Band pulls back the curtain on how Lee’s wives have always played their role in his fame—including second wife, Heather Lockclear.

“She was a hugely popular actress, that also made him a celebrity beyond heavy metal,” says music critic Christa Titus.

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The series reports that after the marriage, the Motley Crüe drummer became bigger than his band in the public eye and that fame led him on a journey of drug abuse and debauchery.

“Motley Crüe manager, Doc McGhee, had to deck Tommy and handcuff him to a bed just to keep him from roaming off,” Titus adds.

But after selling over 100 million records, Tommy Lee and his band’s rise to fame ended in tragedy and addiction.

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Was it drugs, violence or serial marriages that finally split up Tommy Lee’s legendary heavy metal band? Tune-in to Motley Crüe: Breaking The Band, Sunday May 24th at 9 ET / 6 PT on REELZ for all the details!

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Reporting by Tyler F. Paddor
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