In case you don’t keep up with American Idol winners or 80-year-old music execs, Kelly Clarkson and Clive Davis have found themselves in quite a feud. Yesterday Davis released his memoir and, amongst other things, he tells several stories about Clarkson, including one where gets emotional trying to keep “Since You Been Gone” off her album. Clarkson responded with a long open letter last night, claiming that Davis is “spreading false information,” calling him a bully and breaking apart his anecdote piece by piece.

Well, now Davis has apparently seen the letter and is now defending himself and questioning Clarkson’s credibility via Twitter. Here’s what he had to say:

As anyone who has read "The Soundtrack of My Life" knows, I think Kelly Clarkson is a tremendous vocal talent and performer. In the book, I provide an in-depth look at our years together during which we shared major multi-platinum success, as well as a few creative differences. I am truly very sorry that she has decided to take issue with what I know to be an accurate depiction of our time together. Before the book was published, I had every fact checked with five independent individuals who were present on a daily basis throughout it all. The chapter as it is written was thoroughly verified by each and every one of them. I stand by the chapter as written in my book. At the same time I wish, and will always wish, Kelly's talent and her career to soar to ever new heights.

-Clive Davis

[via PerezHilton]