When Mike Taylor went to see rapper MC Chris on Wednesday night in Philadelphia, he first decided to sit through the opening set, by Richie Branson.
As it turned out, Taylor was not a fan of the opening act, and chose to express his feelings on Twitter (@AdmiralMikey):
Then, Taylor stepped out to the lobby for a soda, and that's when things got strange.
Taylor posted his tale to reddit, stating that "the crowd went nuts and mc chris started talking, and I heard him ask for my real name. My friend and I looked at eachother confused and heard him ask for it again. I got up, walked back onto the floor and raised my hand. He then pointed at me and yelled, "Security is going to take you the f--- out now! That's what you get for talking sh-- on Twitter!"
Taylor, a "diehard" fan of the rapper for years, wrote that he was shocked and humiliated at MC Chris's actions and being asked to leave the concert.
Taylor received a refund from the venue, and an apology from MC Chris' tour manager.
MC Chris received a wave of negative tweets from people supporting Taylor's right to be a critic, and in turn apologized to Taylor on Twitter and posted this video to explain his actions.
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on Jul 19, 2012