There hasn’t been a weirder combination since gummi bears and cottage cheese... And I'm pretty sure that's not even a thing!
Creed's Scott Stapp and T.I. are apparently chummy. So much so that the “Can You Take Me Higher” singer attributes his comeback after a suicide attempt to the rapper.
In an interview with VH1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live” Stapp admitted that T.I. brought him back from a very bad place, calling him a “guardian angel.”
"I laid out there for two and a half hours and my guardian angel showed up — rapper T.I.," Stapp said. "He immediately took care of the situation and saved my life."
Is anyone else confused by how random this Stapp-T.I. BFF union is?
Adding to the bizarre scenario… The Jesus rocker and the Altanta hip hopper had crossed paths during collaboration on a Mel Gibson movie...
"I had met T.I. back in 2004, we were both writing songs for The Passion of The Christ: Songs Inspired By soundtrack and we had briefly interacted there and knew what each looked like," Stapp said. "We'd talked about being fans of Alabama."
According to his side of the story, at the time of the suicide attempt, he had checked in to the Miami Delano Hotel while on a drug binge. He had been awake for days and was hearing phantom voices.
Stapp stepped off the his balcony and T.I. - who previously walked someone off a ledge in 2010 - was the first to find his body. Based on his statements, the rocker seems to recall the details of the encounter as if they were scribbled in a romance novel. Maybe it was all the drugs…
“I'm laying on the ledge, blood fell to [T.I.'s] feet and he looked up and he had an Alabama hat on,” he said. “I said, 'roll tide,' and then he looked at me and put two and two together and really saved my life."
Stapp’s memoir, Sinner’s Creed is currently on sale, which documents the incident in full.