Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin fe...

Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin feels a threat in his hometown

There are 14 comments on the Kansas City Star story from Nov 8, 2007, titled Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin feels a threat in his hometown. In it, Kansas City Star reports that:

“This record took a long time to make”

W es Scantlin wants to come home. For good, he says. He wants to return to Kansas City, hang out with his family, spend time with his 10-year-old son, Jordan, and walk him to school when he wants.

'I'd love to come back to Kansas City,' he said. 'I'm selling everything I own in L.A. I'm outta there. I don't like it very much. But I'll probably move near my brother in Florida. At least I'd be by someone who's a part of my family.'

Scantlin has been home for a visit at least twice this year. His band, Puddle of Mudd, performed at Rockfest in June and at Kemper Arena in September (with Nickelback and Chris Daughtry). He'll be back again this week for a Puddle of Mudd show at the Uptown Theater. Read more

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Gena

United States

#1 Jul 3, 2008
I feel sorry for Wes not being able to be with his son every day. I hope he can return home and just live his life to the fullest. You are the greatest Wes and some many of your songs hit home for me.

Don't let the Hollywood life go to your head. Stay down to earth. From all that I have read about you, I think you're one hell of a guy.

Remember, be the 'BIG DOG'.
howzilla

Leawood, KS

#2 Jul 11, 2008
I wouldn't feel too sorry for good'ol Wes. The word I have is Wes went to a concert at Sandstone and gave a demo tape to some one there. They liked it and told he in some fashion he has what they want BUT he must abandon his band-mates and hook-up with a new band. The little p r ic k gave his buddies the finger and went off to be a star. Screw him. I will never buy his product. I'll kick his a s s if I see him - no ... I'll have my girlfriend do it.
vinman

Olathe, KS

#3 Jul 11, 2008
howzilla wrote:
I wouldn't feel too sorry for good'ol Wes. The word I have is Wes went to a concert at Sandstone and gave a demo tape to some one there. They liked it and told he in some fashion he has what they want BUT he must abandon his band-mates and hook-up with a new band. The little p r ic k gave his buddies the finger and went off to be a star. Screw him. I will never buy his product. I'll kick his a s s if I see him - no ... I'll have my girlfriend do it.
you act like he's the first that's happened to. that's the way music biz work's.
hopefully he gave or will give former bandmates opportunity's after he got established.
missouri-gurl

United States

#4 Jul 29, 2008
Wes is a pretty awesome guy. I just met him recently and he seemed real nice. Plus my dad went to school with him and Chris and the other guys.

Since: Jul 07

Kansas

#5 Jul 29, 2008
If he misses his son in KC so much, why the hell is he moving to Florida to be near his brother?
brooke

United States

#6 Aug 8, 2008
none of u people know wes........if he wanted to be with his son all he has to do is come to kc and see his son. instead he comes to kc golfs and parties..he is not a father and never will be one so stop feeling sorry for him feel sorry for his son whom he neglects. he is a bullshitter and backstabbing con-artist

much love to howzilla, great statment
POM sucks

United States

#7 Aug 8, 2008
the new CD sounds like crap and they didnt even write there own songs and had the help of six producers and it sure didnt help them any.

my 10 year old can write better songs than those hacks
tell em never come back to kansas city cause we hate them.
Kora I love Wes Scantlin

Bellevue, MI

#8 Jan 15, 2009
Wes I feel sooo bad for you u are always on tours and you only get to see your son Jordan only a few times a year must really suck I hope that a member of the family keeps you up to date on your son and the rest of your family i know that you probably wont read this but if you do i appriciate it and thank you for your time and everybody else who reads this message thank you i love you wes forever i cant wait till i come to one of your concert your #1 fan for life KORA
this goes to POM

Bellevue, MI

#9 Jan 15, 2009
y dont you just cry me Puddle of Mudd and everbody else out there a river build yourself a bridge AND GET OVER IT if u thing there craps suck y dont you take a big whif of urs and mayb u might think twice about that comment

not trying to be mean i swear
Beth

United States

#10 Jan 19, 2010
Let's see.... why doesn't someone ask Wes who really wrote his new song Hookie.....that would have been his SON...so do you see his name anywhere on the cd or anywhere for that matter... how about this, his own son doesn't even get royalties or anything for appearing in either of the two videos he's been in. Not to mention that Wes is so fincially desitute that he forced his son's mother to reduce her child support to a meager amount in order for him to live his lavish lifestyle in the Hills... I've known him since the day he was born and believe me he is NOT the person you people think he is... he does not care for his son and he constantly cheats on his wife. He does nothing but drink and do drugs....if it's not about Wes then it's not about anything (how about that for a song title Wes)
Turd Hater

Plattsburg, MO

#11 Feb 4, 2011
He's been a turd since high school.
Turd Hater from Parkville

Plattsburg, MO

#12 Feb 4, 2011
and a snitch....yeah a snitchin' turd.
He should have wrote some songs in jail had he been a real man.
So watch out "Hollywood"
laura

West Bridgewater, MA

#13 Feb 13, 2011
Beth wrote:
Let's see.... why doesn't someone ask Wes who really wrote his new song Hookie.....that would have been his SON...so do you see his name anywhere on the cd or anywhere for that matter... how about this, his own son doesn't even get royalties or anything for appearing in either of the two videos he's been in. Not to mention that Wes is so fincially desitute that he forced his son's mother to reduce her child support to a meager amount in order for him to live his lavish lifestyle in the Hills... I've known him since the day he was born and believe me he is NOT the person you people think he is... he does not care for his son and he constantly cheats on his wife. He does nothing but drink and do drugs....if it's not about Wes then it's not about anything (how about that for a song title Wes)
yeah he cheated on her with me in boston last febuary.
Toosly

North Attleboro, MA

#14 May 6, 2016
laura wrote:
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yeah he cheated on her with me in boston last febuary.
I also dated Wes from 05 to 09. Wow. And now he has the nerve to ask me to help him with bail. F off Wes.

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