Gym Class Heroes Singer Arrested For Properly Responding To Audience Member’s Racial Slur

noah | July 2, 2008 12:30 pm
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Travis McCoy of the Gym Class Heroes responded to a Warped Tour attendee who heckled him with the former title of Nas’ album last night (and a few other choice words) by breaking his microphone over said audience member’s head as he was being led out by security. “I’m sorry. But when someone calls you something that offensive and that disgusting, you have to bash their head in with a microphone,” McCoy said after everything went down. Apparently local police didn’t agree, as they arrested him on one count of third-degree assault (he was released early this morning). Me, I’m just wondering just when he’s going to weigh in on the incident on his blog. A very shaky clip of last night’s scuffle–complete with post-skullcrushing dedication to the ladies in the audience out there–is after the jump.

Gym Class Scuffle [absolutepunk.net]Gym Class Heroes Frontman Arrested For Assault After Reacting To Racial Slur [RS; HT Christopher Weingarten]