Beyoncé and JAY-Z had a little bit of a scare over the weekend when a person rushed the stage throughout their “On The Run II” live performance in Atlanta.
As The Carters have been leaving the stage following the primary of two sold-out exhibits at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday evening (Aug. 25), a person was capable of one way or the other hop on the stage and run after them.
Fortuitously, the couple was unhurt, due to the assistance of their backup dancers and safety element, who rapidly sprang into motion and stopped the person, who was later recognized as 26-year-old Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell.
Whereas Beyoncé and JAY-Z selected to not press expenses in opposition to Maxwell—who lives in Marietta, Georgia and is initially from Colorado Springs, Colorado—that didn’t cease Atlanta police from charging him with disorderly conduct and aggravated battery after it was decided that he “made contact” with JAY-Z. He by no means made any contact with Beyoncé, TMZ reported.
A press release from the Atlanta Police Division learn:
“Because the Jay-Z and Beyonce live performance was ending late Saturday evening, a person later recognized as Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell (age 26) ran onto the stage and approached Jay-Z. He was rapidly stopped by individuals who have been with the performer. Atlanta Police arrived and issued the person a quotation for disorderly conduct and launched him.
“On the time, there was no proof Maxwell had made contact with Jay-Z. Upon later investigation, officers have been capable of collect proof displaying Maxwell had, actually, made contact with Jay-Z…Maxwell was handled for minor accidents on scene sustained when folks round Jay-Z stopped him from additional contact with the performer. Nobody else was injured because of this incident.”
Maxwell was taken into custody Sunday night (Aug. 26) and transported to the Fulton County Jail, the place he was booked and held on $5,000 bail. He was launched Monday after posting bond.