Joaquin Phoenix heckled into huge brawl during gig

March 13th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Mar 13 (ANI): Puerto Rican actor turned rapper Joaquin Phoenix landed himself in a huge brawl during his gig at a Miami nightclub, after he flipped when an audience member taunted him from the side.

Phoenix, 34, is said to have confronted the man mid-way through his performance.

We have a f***ing b**** in the audience, the Sun quoted him as saying.

I”ve got 1million dollars in the bank. What have you got b****? he said while nodding his head and rapping to a beat.

Phoenix, who according to sources arrived four hours late for the gig at the LIV nightclub in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel, launched himself into the crowd.

I saw the guy screaming at Joaquin, a fan said.

Joaquin then flipped and jumped into the crowd, he added.

The actor wrestled the heckler to the ground before being dragged off by security. (ANI)

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