Gross. August Alsina may need to learn to keep his hands to himself. During a Baton Rogue concert on Sept. 25, August brought a female fan up on stage and groped her breasts during a song. Fans have blasted him over this disgusting display of alleged ‘sexual assault!’ Click to watch.
That was NOT cool, August Alsina. The 23-year old R&B singer and rapper may have taken things too far during by grabbing a woman’s chest during one of his shows. The “Kissing My Tattoos” singer has certainly lost some fans, as they slammed him for his outrageous and disrespectful behavior!
August was performing in Baton Rogue, Louisiana on Sept. 25, reports MTV. He clearly thought he would make the concert special for a single fan by singing to her while she sat on stage. But, during the song, August put his hands on her chest and rubbed her breasts through her top. The lady quickly moved her hands up to seemingly stop him from touching her there but he continued to hold on.
Someone in the audience recorded the incident and once the video hit the Internet, social media exploded! Some users called what he did “disgusting” and “sexual harassment. Others pointed out that the woman looked “embarrassed.” Some users slammed stans who defended August’s actions by saying the “Hold You Down” singer did nothing wrong.
However, August didn’t seem to care about what anyone said. On Sept. 28, he posted a screenshot of a photo from Instagram user TaylinAndBailee. “Taylin” appears to be the woman in the video (though the account is now private.) “Taylin” reportedly seemed okay with what happened that night and she supposedly posted a photo of her on stage with the alleged caption, “last night don’t owe me anything ft. AugustAlsina.”
August then gave a shout out to “that beautiful young lady” before slamming all his “ignorant” and “weak” haters. Still, some argued that just because “Taylin” was allegedly okay with what August did, it still wasn’t okay to grab a woman like that.
What do you think about August’s behavior, HollywoodLifers? Was it okay? Did the woman give her consent? Or does August owe her and his fans an apology? Leave your thoughts below.
— Jason Brow