At New York nightclub....
Chris Taylor

13:05 21st May 2006

Guns N’Roses frontman Axl Rose had a slap-fight with fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger at a New York nightclub on Thursday – over a moved drink.

Calling it “the most surreal experience of my life”, Axl was allegedly repeatedly slapped by Hilfiger at The Plumm club after he had the temerity to reposition the drink of the designer’s girlfriend Dee Ocleppo.

Rose explained to Los Angeles radio station KROQ, “I moved his girlfriend's drink so it wouldn't spill. He just kept smacking me. It was the most surreal thing, I think, that's ever happened to me in my life."

Plumm’s manager Noel Ashman confirms to AP, “There was an issue between the two of them.”

The quarrelling pair were at the club to celebrate Rosario Dawson’s 27th birthday, with Rose performing a surprise acoustic set for the sexy actress.

He introduced ‘You’re Crazy’ by dedicating it to “my good friend Tommy Hilfiger".

Grab your copy of the Gigwise print magazine here.