Last night at BET’s recording of its annual BET Awards a fight broke out backstage between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy. There were reports that shots were fired but police reports do not confirm any gun fire. Police mention that pepper spray was used to break-up the fight.
BET released the following statement addressing last nights altercation:
BET Networks works very hard to bring the best in entertainment to the city of Atlanta. For the past 7 years BET has celebrated the true art form of Hip Hop. Due to some misjudgment of select attendees, it is unfortunate that certain incidents took place. BET Networks does not condone any type of violence. Local authorities are working to resolve the situation as quickly as possible. Despite the actions of a few the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards embodied the true spirit of hip hop and was not impacted at all by any incidents. Tune in on Tuesday, October 9, 8P/7C to watch the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards.