According to reports, 26-year-old Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell landed in handcuffs Saturday (August 25) night on a battery charge in Atlanta.
Police initially issued Maxwell a citation for disorderly conduct on Saturday and released him. “At the time, there was no evidence Maxwell had made contact with Jay-Z,” a representative for the Atlanta Police Department told BuzzFeed News. The representative said that after further investigation, more evidence showed that Maxwell made contact with Jay-Z, resulting in the battery charges. Maxwell was then taken into custody on Sunday evening and brought to the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta. (BuzzFeed News)
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Beyoncé’s spokesperson Yvette Noel-Schure made sure to update fans on the couple’s condition.
Footage from the bizarre incident has flooded the Internet.
Beyonce and Jay-Z were walking off the stage after they brought the house down with “Apes—” at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. He reportedly approached Jay-Z and made contact with him. Thankfully the loyal backup dancers and security guards jumped to restrain the fan. (The Grio)