Rocker Rod Stewart, Son Resolve Florida Hotel Assault Case

Court records show that the singer and his son Sean Stewart entered guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of simple battery.

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FILE - Rod Stewart appears at Brit Awards 2020 in London on Feb. 18, 2020. Court records released Friday show that Stewart and his son have pleaded guilty to battery in an assault case stemming from a New Year's Eve 2019 altercation with a security guard at an exclusive Florida hotel. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
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Rock icon Rod Stewart and his son have pleaded guilty to battery in an assault case stemming from a New Year’s Eve 2019 altercation with a security guard at an exclusive Florida hotel. Court records released Friday show that the singer and his son Sean Stewart entered guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of simple battery. “No one was injured in the incident and a jury did not find Sir Rod Stewart guilty of the accusation,”…

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