In addition to his successful music career, Meat Loaf was also a talented actor who appeared in such classic movies as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Wayne’s World,” and “Fight Club” (via Fox News). His fame and theatricality got him an invitation in 1987 to appear at a charity event called “It’s a Royal Knockout,” which featured members of the royal family, including Prince Andrew, per the Daily Mail. At the time, the prince was newly married to Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson, who also appeared at the event.
In an interview with The Guardian (as reported by the Daily Mail), Meat Loaf recalled that a bit of unpleasantness happened that day. “Fergie wasn’t exactly flirting with me, but she was paying attention to me, and I think Andrew got a little — I could be wrong, I’m just reading into this — I think he got a little jealous,” the singer said. Then things got ugly: Meat Loaf claimed that the prince tried to push him into a nearby moat. “So I turned around, and I grabbed him and [Andrew] goes, ‘You can’t touch me. I’m royal,’ ” he recalled. “I said, ‘Well you tried to push me in the moat, Jack, I don’t give a s*** who you are, you’re going in the moat.’ “
The scuffle left Queen Elizabeth unamused; Meat Loaf claimed she “hated” him from then on (via Daily Mail). Of course, considering Prince Andrew’s current state of disgrace, the queen might now wish he’d been shoved into the moat after all.