Kiedis ultimately respected the decision, but felt the band would be lost without them.
Kiedis and Flea hired drummer Cliff Martinez from The Weirdos and guitarist Jack Sherman to fill Iron's and Slovak's places, respectively.
When I say teen, I mean barely a teen, but still the biggest story out there. No family who cared so she was on her own and this actor took advantage of that and had sex with her. The actor was involved with a woman who is also an actress and is a good solid B-/C to this day. Two days later she was gone and so were his job prospects.
She was a wild child and was not above getting wasted out of her mind. She had sex previously but it was with guys just a little older than her, not a guy in his 30's/40's. In fact he moved her in with him for about a month and then she got pregnant and he kicked her out and sent her back home to her family. The family sent her to get an abortion and also to rehab. Both actresses had powerful friends and this A lister who was on the top of his game just faded away almost instantly.
The strong chemistry between Clinton and the Chili Peppers was felt instantly. It received only a bit more attention than The Red Hot Chili Peppers with roughly 75,000 copies sold by year's end. had finally disbanded, and Irons returned to the Chili Peppers in mid-1986 after Martinez was fired.
Flea, Slovak and Kiedis especially were involved in heavy drug use and their relationships became strained.
Kiedis recalled, "We were drawn to each other by the forces of mischief, love, and The Grateful Dead. At age 15, Kiedis broke his back attempting to jump into a swimming pool from a five-story building, missing the pool by a few inches.
After Kiedis began working with Flea and Jack Irons, he was described as a "manic master of ceremonies" before he even began singing for the group.
After several more shows, and the addition of several songs to their repertoire, the band's name was changed to Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Both Kiedis and Slovak struggled with debilitating heroin addictions, which grew worse as the band was preparing to record The Uplift Mofo Party Plan.
Due to his addiction, Kiedis lacked the motivation to contribute to the band musically, and appeared at rehearsal "literally asleep".
-diss; born November 1, 1962) is an American musician who is the lead singer and primary songwriter of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he has fronted since its inception in 1983.
Kiedis and his fellow band members were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. That same year he would land two more acting jobs, one being on an ABC Afterschool Special and the other an appearance in the film, Jokes My Folks Never Told Me.