As we recently reported, Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil found himself in a Twitter battle after advocating gun control while reacting to the horrific shooting in Newtown, Conn. After withstanding a barrage of criticism and firing off additional tweets attacking those who challenged him, Neil has now posted that he was "misunderstood" and offered apologies to those he offended.

The Twitter feud began when Neil tweeted the following message: "Sad day today. Prayers to all the families. Gun Control!!!" After some ill will was directed at Neil about his stance on guns, the singer responded with the following series of tweets:

Today (Dec. 18), however, Neil apologized for the previous tweets by explaining that he was misunderstood while reminding his Twitter followers that he tragically lost his 4-year-old daughter Skylar to cancer: