Lil Wayne Goes After Ref at Charity Basketball Game
Charity game or not, Lil Wayne does not take kindly to ticky-tack fouls.
The rapper/litigant spent his Sunday at a charity basketball game in St. Louis, coaching his Young Money counterparts against a team helmed by event organizer Loose Cannon Slim. The event was all in good fun, with a chunk of the proceeds going towards “Put Down The Pistol” – a campaign focused on positive and innovative change within the city’s metropolitan area.
However, things got a little out of hand when Weezy thought the refs were serving Slim too much home cooking, and he decided to take matters into his own hands. According to TMZ, a brawl spilled over on the court when Wayne charged at an official after some blown calls. Wayne’s team had to clear the bench and step in to restrain him from doing anything worse.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, witnesses also say Wayne spat on the dude, who was seen making his way to the exit as soon as the madness ensued. That’s when the crowd was left wondering if Wayne was “mad for real” or just messing around – and, to be honest, it’s not really clear from the footage if he was just mean mugging. “Footage?” you ask. Why, of course there’s footage. And, of course it’s “exclusive:”
While nobody was arrested for the exchange, police were allegedly called to the scene after someone reported an assault. Even so, it’s not a good look when you’re a widely popular celebrity starting a fight at a charity event that’s promoting non-violence, and Wayne probably won’t be asked to coach another basketball game anytime soon.