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Skylar Neil's age is inconsistent throughout the film. In real life, she was born in 1991 and she died in 1995 at the age of four. The film implies that she was born sometime in 1985, yet she appears to be three or four years old in the 1987 scene where Vince reacts to the news reports of Nikki's overdose. Furthermore, she appears to be four or five years old in her 1995 death scene.
In real life, Vince Neil's return to Mötley Crüe did not immediately lead to a happy ending. The band was pressured by Elektra Records to fire John Corabi and bring back Vince following the commercial failure of their self-titled 1994 album. Following their 1997 reunion, the animosity between Vince and Tommy Lee persisted until Tommy quit the band in 1999, forcing the band to replace him with Randy Castillo for their 2000 album New Tattoo. Tommy subsequently rejoined the band in 2004.
In the opening scenes you see Nikki (then Frankie) dancing around his room with a six string guitar. According to the book, The Dirt, Nikki had never owned a guitar before auditioning for his first band in high school. The day of his audition, he took an empty guitar case to a music store and stole a guitar. When he got to the band audition to try out as their bassist, they noticed he had a regular six string guitar. When they questioned Nikki about it, he told them, "I know. I play bass on guitar."
While the movie suggests Doc McGee was fired because he brought Nikki's mom to see him, Motley Crue fired McGee in 1989 after the Moscow Music Peace Festival. The band thought McGee was favoring another band he was managing, Bon Jovi, by giving them top billing and letting them use fireworks in their show.