Big Sean Responds to Viral Video of Fan Being Tackled at Signing: ‘He Tried to Catch Me Off Guard’

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Big Sean is denying reports that a fan allegedly slapped him at a signing on Friday after a video of the incident went viral.

The rapper tweeted about the event on Saturday, writing, “Look I never comment on this type of s— but they can’t do me dirty and say a fan smacked me or no s— like that.”

The 28-year-old continued, claiming that a fan was waiting in line for his album, I Decided., since 10 a.m. After signing the man’s copy and shaking his hand, Big Sean writes, “he TRIED to hit me off guard.”

The rapper claimed that the FYE store in Flushing, New York, shut down the event after the incident occurred, although he claimed he wanted to continue on with the event.

The manager of the store tells PEOPLE, “It was a successful signing. We had a good event.”…