N.O.R.E.'s arrest at a Fatburger on South Beach last weekend has brought him more attention than any of his songs in the past few years, and the rapper is taking full advantage of it.
First, he's got a few things to clear up. N.O.R.E. is not the most eloquent man, but we think his side of the story is that the other man involved in the incident bothered him first, there were no flowers involved, he's not sure how the yellow liquid got in the man's face, and N.O.R.E. did not punch the guy -- though he swung, and a friend's fist did connect. But he's not clarifying if he actually said, "Do you know who I am?"
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Locally birthed gossip whale Perez Hilton picked up on the story and offered his solemn advice to the rapper: "Bitch, you think really highly of yourself. Get over it, queen!" Such a wise, wise man, that Perez Hilton.
Which naturally erupted into a Twitter war. Yes, even N.O.R.E. has a Twitter. But he's not quite as enlightened as Kanye "Dude, That's So good It's Almost... Gay" West. N.O.R.E. ribs Hilton for being a known homosexualist on his Twitter ("@perezhilton But u r homo n a way that's foul." "my twitter is for str8 people that don't wear wigs!!!!") before trying to make peace with his gay fans ("No disrespect to my gay fans! I make great music that even gay people like.").
Then, all of this culminated in a YouTube video with a fake Perez Hilton robbing N.O.R.E., naturally. Watch it after the jump.