‘Love & Hip-Hop’ Star Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Disney Employee After Making COVID-19 Joke
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Spectacular Blue Smith was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting a Disney World employee after making a joke about the coronavirus.

According to an arrest affidavit from the Orange County Sheriff's Office obtained by People, the Pretty Ricky rapper was at the resort's Animal Kingdom theme park when he allegedly walked past an employee, pretended to sneeze, and said, "Coronavirus."

Reportedly, when the employee told the “Love & Hip-Hop” star that the joke was not funny, Smith replied, “I thought it was."

"Then you'll think it's hilarious if I asked you to step out of the line,” the employee reportedly then told Smith.

According to documents, Smith refused to leave the line, and the two argued before the employee put his arm out in an attempt to stop Smith from moving.

That’s when Smith allegedly "turned and punched him on his right side jaw and right temple area.”

The employee told police that he stumbled and fell, and said he "was in shock and thought he might've lost consciousness."

The affidavit adds that the staffer was taken to Horizon West Hospital, and diagnosed with a concussion after undergoing a CT scan.

While two witnesses told police that they overheard the argument, two others alleged that they saw Smith punch the employee.

Smith's son reportedly told police that his dad accidentally struck the employee after losing balance.

Smith was eventually arrested on a charge of misdemeanor battery and later posted a $500 bond.

Tuesday on Instagram Story, Smith spoke out about the incident, saying, “there’s 2 sides to every story.”

“Since this story is bigger than me and the color of my skin, I’ll wait till my attorney gives the green light,” he added. “Thanks for your support. Love. P.S. Y’all know my character.”

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