Maureen Renfro's Blog: Rick Ross & Young Jeezy -- Fight at BET Awards, Shots Fired

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Rick Ross & Young Jeezy -- Fight at BET Awards, Shots Fired

A fight broke out backstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards lastnight between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy that resulted in shots being fired .. Ross and Jeezy exchanged words backstage and started pushing and shoving each other. BET security and bodyguards for each of the rappers eventually separated the two. After the fight had been broken up, a member of Rick Ross' entourage pulled out a gun while in the parking lot and shots were fired. Jeezy and Ross are still at the awards, which was taped lastnight in Atlanta and air next month. A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department said, "Shortly after 7:15 pm Saturday, a fight broke out in the parking lot at the Atlanta Civic Center (where the BET Awards were being taped) between two groups. Atlanta Police Department officers on scene responded to break up the fight and used OC spray in the process. Individuals fled the scene. There were no arrests or reports of serious injuries. Reports of shots fired appear to be untrue. Maintain shots were fired. 50 Cent got into it with a rapper named Gunplay, a protégé of Rick Ross. Can't they all just get along?