Busta Rhymes Throws Punch at Man Who Yelled Homophobic Slur: Video
Busta Rhymes wasn't having it with a man who hurled a homophobic slur at him on the streets of New York City.
TMZ obtained video of an altercation between Busta and a construction worker in the early hours of Wednesday morning (July 10), and things get pretty heated. With NYPD officers present, Busta and the man come face-to-face while exchanging words, and Busta even throws a punch after the man calls him a "faggot." The punch didn't land, but it looks like Busta was serious.
According to the celebrity news site, one of the two construction workers in the video filed a harassment report later that Wednesday night. He claims that Busta was the aggressor and that the rapper said "I will fuck you up" in response to him saying hello, and added that he felt threatened and even dropped his phone out of fear. However, the NYPD reportedly disagreed. The officers present reportedly told TMZ that they didn't see what the construction worker is alleging in his report, and they've closed the matter.
This isn't the first altercation for Busta in recent times. Back in January, the legendary rapper nearly came to blows with a man in Times Square after the man accused Busta of making a pass at his wife. He also got into a heated argument at the 2017 Revolt Music Conference, though there was never a clear reason as to why.
You can view the video of Busta's latest altercation for yourself below. XXL has reached out to his camp for comment.
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