Tara Reid took to Twitter on Tuesday to defend herself against the allegations TMZ has made about her; namely, that she was a hot drunken mess in St. Tropez on Sunday.
Reid, who has famously had a drinking problem and entered rehab in 2009 for her troubles, says she was "set up" by the photographers who were gathered around her and her friend when they tried to climb onto a motorbike and subsequently fell off, with Tara flashing her business to every camera in attendance. She says they were pushed off the bike, in a deliberate attempt to be made fools of.
Tmz are liars and they always againt me they pushed us down that's why we fell why don't u see how we fell? Its a set up!
Look how it is edited they only should u after they knocked us down in front of our own boat its so wrong and I will defend us this time100%
That's why I was covering my face I knew I was getting set up so unfair its totally not right and I finally have had it stop picking on me!
TMZ claims they had nothing to do with the photos, but a rep for the company responsible said, “We weren’t close enough to touch her, unfortunately. We were careful to stand back because Tara on a moped sounded like a bad idea even before she and her friend fell!”
Reid has been a favorite of TMZ and other gossip sites for several years because of her penchant for red-carpet antics and because she tends to say whatever is on her mind, but this time, she says, alcohol wasn't a factor.