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Judd Apatow recalls rowdy gig

Judd Apatow's wildest ever music concert was a Queen gig where police beat kids.

The Hollywood director went to see British pop rock band Queen when he was a student, but remembers things soon turned nasty when law enforcers got violent.

Judd had defied his parents by attending the gig at Madison Square Garden, New York, and still remembers the evening.

“I was in seventh grade and... the police were beating all these kids, and they were all bloody on the street,” Judd remembered to Page Six. “[My parents] never wanted to let me take the train to the city to see a concert again, but I evaded them and did.”

Judd is married to leading lady Leslie Mann and the couple have children Maude and Iris together.

The showbiz bug runs in the family, and Judd regularly casts Leslie in his films. He's also featured Maude and Iris in a few movies, including comedy hits Knocked Up, Funny People, and This Is 40.

Away from the cameras the famous family also enjoy the theatre, and recently saw Broadway shows Hedwig and the Angry Inch, starring Neil Patrick Harris, and classic musical Les Misérables.

“We like seeing all the different casts and then we decide who played which part better," he explained of his family's theatre habits.

Judd isn't the only star to frequent Broadway. Last week Transformers actor Shia Labeouf made headlines when he interrupted a performance of Cabaret, which led to the star being arrested.

It has also emerged that Shia allegedly chased a homeless man around Times Square before the theatre arrest.

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