2 Chainz Bodyguard Arrested For Clockin’ A Photographer – Tha Wire
Today in the Tha Wire the BoomBox reports a bodyguard for rap star, 2 Chainz, wound up getting arrested on Sunday(Oct. 29, 2017.) According to the news 47-year old Rory Smith, clocked a 67-year old freelance photographer as the rapper arrived on the set to appear on the Jimmy Fallon Show. Chainz whose real name is, Tauheed Epps, showed up at 30 Rock Studios at Rockefeller Center in a wheelchair. So evidently his security was trying to protect the star, and felt the camera guy got a lil to close.
According to Page Six, Tity Boi broke his left leg in an unknown accident shortly after his “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour” jumped-off in August. One things for sure, he didn't let the injury stop him from making that coin. Chainz never offered an explanation on what happened, but sources say the break was bad enough for him to need surgery. He was also reportedly performing against doctor's orders.
The rapper shocked fans when he rolled on stage the first night of his tour, in his custom pink 'trap' wheelchair. Chainz took to Instagram after the August 10 gig in Tucson, Arizona, and to let everyone know nothing was gonna stop the tour. Not even a broken leg.
Anyway, Chainz bodyguard was arrested for punching the cameraman in the face and charged with misdemeanor assault for the incident. As he said the must go on! The rapper still appeared on Fallon show, did his thing and performed.
On a brighter note, AllHipHop News reports 2 Chainz' apperence on GQ's Most Expensivest Sh\t, has gotten so much attention it recently got picked-up by web TV. Several of his videos have already gone viral, mainly because the show is really interesting, he does a good job hosting it, and the items he features are ridiculously priced.Viceland Twitter
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