Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is only 20 years old, but already seems to be turning the city of Boston upside down.
The one year Cal standout and rapper Desiigner (kinda random right?) were scheduled to meet with fans at a Champs Sports store inside of the Cambridgeside Galleria Mall on Monday night:
Boston: come out and meet me and @LifeOfDesiigner today at the Cambridgeside Galleria @champssports. /// #teamadidas pic.twitter.com/dCYud9E2DE— Jaylen Brown (@FCHWPO) November 7, 2016
However, the crowds that formed in the mall were a bit too turnt. Here is what the scene looked like:
This was the scene of the crowd at a meet and greet for @FCHWPO and @LifeOfDesiigner in Cambridge. https://t.co/qc1VjXnCJJ pic.twitter.com/iRueWlkEG6— WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) November 8, 2016
Video from the CambridgeSide Galleria, where hundreds of people were evacuated tonight: https://t.co/xES8mm3gkO pic.twitter.com/aYzNunVnnX— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) November 8, 2016
An ambulance outside is tending to people who got pepper sprayed while a dozen police cars, college, local, & state, are on the scene. pic.twitter.com/JqJcTA3aR2— Only In Boston (@OnlyInBOS) November 7, 2016
It is unclear how out of hand it truly got, but the use of pepper spray and the six arrests that were made suggests that this was actually pretty serious. Here is the statement that the Cambridge police department released following the reckless behavior:
Alright, so maybe most of this was Desiigner's fault. Any fans eager to meet a rather unhinged rapper (if you don't know Desiigner, check this out to see what I mean) are probably a bit crazy themselves. Meanwhile, Brown has already proved to be a very composed person who has a good head on his shoulders.
That's no fun though, so let's roll with the idea that most of those fans were actually there to meet a future legend, Jaylen Brown. There were so many Brown fanatics going nuts over him, that the event was canceled before he even stepped foot in the mall:
Sorry I was not able to make it to @champssports. The police had to shut down the mall before I arrived. I'll try to reschedule it soon. pic.twitter.com/E4nQq4mAP7— Jaylen Brown (@FCHWPO) November 8, 2016
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