For those of you who didn’t know, Tyler, the Creator was arrested last week at SXSW for allegedly inducing a riot at a performance. He was charged with a Class A misdemeanour and his bond was set at $25,000.
Finally a statement has been released where his lawyer, Perry Q. Minton claims that Tyler “is not a violent individual” and calling the incident a “riot” is false. It was apparently just “boisterous activity” and wasn’t deliberate to risk people getting hurt.
Tyler’s manager also issued the following statement via Tumblr:
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According to AP, Tyler is facing up to a year in prison and a $4,000 fine if he is convicted.