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Travie McCoy Arrested for Spraying Berlin Wall With Graffiti

Blame it on the devil, everyone else does!' the Gym Class Heroes star tweeted after incident

October 29, 2010 9:46 AM ET

Police in Berlin, Germany arrested rapper Travie McCoy this week after he sprayed graffiti on the Berlin wall and bragged about it on Twitter. The Gym Class Heroes singer, who was in town for a concert, stopped by Berlin's East Side Gallery, a memorial the includes a section of the wall. "The Berlin wall. I'm def gettin up on this before we leave tonight!!!" he tweeted. Less than an hour later, the 29-year-old tweeted his work, writing, "Told you!!! Had to do it, blame it on the devil, everyone else does!"

According to the Hollywood Reporter, McCoy and a 28-year-old accomplice were arrested Wednesday night, and were released on bail. McCoy continued to Amsterdam as part of his European tour. This morning, he wrote, "Just got to Copenhagen, Denmark, their beating me' in the head with press, I need a shower!!!!"

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