"I was having a conversation with Ned, and he pushed me, and I pushed him back. He touched me and laid hands on me and I pushed him back to get him away from me, and it was done."
, an outspoken critic of the plans for a soccer stadium at the Nashville Fairgrounds, after getting into a dispute with Metro Board of Fair chairman, Ned Horton
, while they
were watching a presentation about recommendations for the site. Horton said Smiley threatened him, saying "I'll knock you the f*** out." Nashville police were called in. (The Tennessean