David Lee Roth

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Nothing gets in the way of David Lee Roth when it's time to rock 'n' roll. Not even nuts.

The Van Halen singer is looking to quash a story that circulated last week about him being pulled over in Canada for speeding, only to have the officers realize he was going into anaphylactic shock due to a peanut allergy.

"I was in Canada only from July first through the fourth for a performance at the Quebec City Summer Festival. I had no encounters or incidents with the police. The only thing I'm allergic to is criticism," Roth said in a statement released Thursday.

Well, someone got the story wrong. According to Roth, it was the cops.

Canwest News Service quotes an Ontario Provincial Police constable saying last week that Roth was pulled over for erratic driving near the rural town of Oakland in May. It turned out the rocker was "suffering from a medical condition," possibly an allergic reaction.

Two OPP officers called an ambulance and waited with Roth until help arrived, CNS reported.

Considering, however, that this allegedly went down in May, and Roth said nothing unusual happened when he was there in July...we've still got a nutty mystery on our hands.

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