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Matisyahu Kicks Female Photog In The Face ‘Too Much Flash’

Written by John Ritchie on December 24, 2011

According to TMZ, Jewish rapper Matisyahu allegedly kicked a female photographer in the face during a gig in Brooklyn earlier this week.

Rebecca Smyne who was shooting the show claims the rapper kicked her in the face and broke her camera, tweeting:

I was just attacked by Matisyahu calling cops pressing charges. Wtf! He kicked me in face and broke my camera!!!!!

A following tweet claims she was paid cash by Matisyahu’s manager for the incident:

I’m ok; after cops showed, matisyahu’s manager, who witnessed the incident, gave me a fat stack of cash to cover damages. Happy hanukkah!

Matisyahu, posted a tweet to Rebecca:

sorry about last night.I totally snapped.I wouldn’t call it a kick, more like stepping into the crowd…being that you’ve shot so many shows you should know how distracting a huge flash in your face is.

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