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Joey Bada$$ Is Getting the Shit Sued Out of Him for Pushing a Trump Impersonator

He did what any of us would have done, really.

by Phil Witmer
Mar 21 2017, 3:10pm

It's been quite a month for fake Donald Trumps in the rap world. Snoop mimed shooting a Trump clown and drew the ire of the easily-rattled US President, and now the far more political Joey Bada$$ has done what most of us have wanted to do at one point and shove the sentient toupee off an elevated surface. If only it were the real Trump. As TMZ reports, comedian Phillip Wilburn, who's made appearances on the late-night talk show circuit in this Trump cosplay, wants $1.5 million in damages after he was pushed off-stage by Joey during the rapper's set at an MTV event in L.A. this past September.

Wilburn told TMZ that he's had to pay approximately $25,000 in medical expenses since then. As Canadians with publicly-funded healthcare, we have no comment. While it's unfortunate that what happened to Wilburn happened, the visage of Trump is so detestable that Joey's snap judgment is understandable if not advisable in most cases. You can watch a video of the whole thing below.

Phil is a Noisey staff writer. He's on Twitter.