Club Manager Arrested After Chris Brown, Drake Brawl
(NEW YORK) — One day after a bottle-throwing fight erupted between Chris Brown and Drake at a New York City club, police arrested the manager of the club.
Jonathan Cantor, the manager of Greenhouse, was taken into custody Thursday night after police found out he had two outstanding warrants against him. He was summonsed for a noise violation for loud music and arrested for his open warrants.
W.i.P., the club where Drake and Brown fought, is located in the basement of Greenhouse, and is a joint venture between Greenhouse and firm Collective Hardware. Following Cantor’s arrest, the clubs were shut hours before their normal 4 a.m. closing time and the patrons were sent home.
Though multiple photos and videos of Brown and Drake’s brawl have appeared online, their reps maintain that the hip-hop stars did nothing wrong.
“Chris, Karrueche [Brown’s girlfriend] and his friends were victims of a brutal attack last night at W.i.P.,” Brown’s publicist told ABC News. “They sustained several injuries. Chris and his party are cooperating with NY authorities who are pursuing this incident further.”
NYPD have interviewed Brown, as a victim and not as a suspect, they say.
In a statement to ABC News, Drake’s publicist said, “Drake did not participate in any wrongdoing of any kind last night at W.i.P. He was on his way out of the club when the altercation began. He did not engage in any activity which resulted in injury to person or damage to property.”
Cops are investigating what happened on Wednesday night. When they arrived at the club at 4 a.m. Thursday after receiving a call about disorderly conduct, they found one man and four women who had sustained non-life threatening injuries. No charges were filed.
Brown tweeted about the incident, posting a photo of himself with a gash on his chin, but subsequently deleted those tweets.
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