Move over, Nelly. Another rapper wants beef with Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Details are sketchy but it looks like T.I. and the champ got into some sort of altercation, per TMZ. Both parties were out and about in Las Vegas last night when they crossed paths at the most Las Vegas locale possible, Fatburger. Reportedly, T.I. approached Floyd and may have swung first, which set off the chain of events seen in the video below.
Now, what would make any man swing at the pound-for-pound boxing champion? Let’s throw out a few guesses.
2. His woman
3. His momma
Since Floyd’s rich, chances are he didn’t jerk T.I. over any cash. And it’s hard to picture the rapper’s mom knowing Mayweather in any capacity. That leaves one possible answer.
Take it away, Twitter user ItsTheBauce, who seems to have been in the vicinity.
Here’s Floyd telling somebody to “you control your b****, motherf*****.”
Three kneejerk reactions:
1. This just goes to show that no matter what the scenario, the woman will always be able to move on to find a man to make her man jealous and insecure. You think T.I. can get any woman he wants? Fine. Tiny still gonna parlay with Floyd Mayweather.
2. After every negative happening surfaces with him involved, T.I. generally follows up with an act of heroism. Never fails. So, don’t be shocked if he saves a school full of children from a burning building next week.
3. T.I.’s going to need all the guns back he had to give away otherwise he’s not beating Floyd at anything.
And guess who’s already picked up on this story on an early Sunday morning?
Currrtissssss! As usual, 50 uploaded a Instagram video of him fake talking to Money May with the caption “My little brothers crazy,first RAY j then Nelly now TIP.”
Update #1: Jay Bling, the Money Team’s DJ, gave a full statement, saying that they blacked T.I.’s eye and Floyd never threw a punch. (via BSO)
Update #2: Floyd speaks! In an interview with Necole Bitchie, Floyd downplays the events to a degree, saying he, T.I. and Tiny go back, having shared friends and spent time together, including a recent party in the champ’s honor at his mother’s house. He also reveals he and Tip also spoke one-on-one as recent as a few weeks ago about pics Tiny posted online and everything seemed squashed, until last night.
“So Memorial Day weekend, a lot of people come out to Las Vegas. Tiny and Shekinah was out here. They come to my party last night. They cool. Everything is cool. We was at the strip club. Everything was cordial. We having fun. I throw my daughter [Iyanna] a big [14th] birthday bash today. I’m eating at Fatburger and next thing you know, he walk in talking about we need to talk again. And then I told him, “You need to get the f-ck outta my face. That’s what you better do.” And then he said, “I ain’t talking to all these people so you ain’t gotta talk loud.” I said, “Listen, don’t come to my face with no disrespectful sh-t. Like I told you before, you must’ve forgot what I did for a living.” He said, “You do in the ring, I do it in the streets.” I said, “My man, I do it everywhere. You can find out if you want to.” Just like that.”
Floyd also apologizes to Tiny, her kids and family for calling her out of her name. Read the story in full here or listen below.
Not to be forgotten, Nelly chimes in with an Instagram post that shouts out T.I.: LUV “Bra….@troubleman31 #COUNTRYBOYZ”
Update #3: T.I. took to the ‘gram to let everyone know his eyes aren’t black from any punches, but his righthand is bandaged up. Assume what you will there.
The second video below shows Floyd in the club doing what TMT does – making it rain and talkin’ shit. He can be heard saying “This what I told T.I.” before singing along to the chorus of Chris Brown’s “Loyal.”