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Drake Stopped His Concert Because He Saw A Man Groping Women

Drake has had more bar mitzvah parties than a boy should ever have, but on Tuesday he may have finally become a man. At an afterparty performance in Sydney, Australia, the polymath was rapping onstage when he saw someone in the audience he believed was groping women.

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In an interaction caught on video and posted to Instagram, Drake gestures to his DJ to cut the track, and then wags a finger at an unseen member of the audience. “If you don’t stop touching girls I’m going to come out there and f**k you up” he says into the mic, to appreciative roars by the audience. “You stop putting your hands on girls”, he continues, drowned out by the audience’s cheers. A security guard is shown on camera walking through the audience, presumably to apprehend the alleged groper.

And then the music played, and Drake began to rap again.

Jenny Singer is a writer for the Forward. You can reach her at or on Twitter @jeanvaljenny

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