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2 Chainz' Bodyguard

WE'RE NO COWARDS!

And We Were Set Up

6/14/2013 3:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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2 Chainz'
personal bodyguard says his posse was NOT running from duty when gunmen jumped them last weekend ... they were just following the fleeing rapper's lead ... and what's more -- they think the whole thing was a setup.

Harold "Hammer Strength" Folsom
spoke with Power 107.5 in Columbus, OH this morning ... telling the radio station they had just flown into San Fran and were making a downtown pit stop when 3 dudes pulled out HUUUUGE .357 Magnums.

"(2 Chainz) took off running first. When he took off running ... then WE took off running," Folsom said.

Folsom says he heard the gunman yell at the rapper, "2 Chainz ... give it up."

The bodyguard says the whole situation was bizarre ... because the bad guys took 2 Chainz' wallet and cell phone ... but didn't touch his jewelry.

He also doesn't believe the robbers intended to hurt anyone ... because if they wanted to shoot 2 Chainz, they definitely had the opportunity ... but didn't. 

Folsom says he's convinced it was a setup ... but he doesn't explain WHY he believes the rapper was targeted or what the real motivation could have been.

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102 COMMENTS

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16.

Rob    

All those thugs are really just cowards. Big men with guns when the other guys are unarmed. Drive by shootings....afraid to meet face to face. I hope they all end up like that loser Tu-pac. People like that have do more damage to the young men of this nation than anything else.

473 days ago
17.

oink    

The gangsters got OWNED

473 days ago
18.

BabyBubba    

Who is 2chanz because he could not afford 3chanz?

473 days ago
19.

Jballs     

Instead of walking, 2 chainz should have pulled up to the scene with his ceiling missing.

473 days ago
20.

hank hill    

Ran like scared kittens

473 days ago
21.

Jay W.     

The ******* are the gun toting ***s. Run duck and cover if someone draws on you is not an unusual response. Unless your gonna try and talk them down from robbing or shooting your ass. Get the f.ck out.

473 days ago
22.

Sodawaterposion     

2pac murder was set up this was just random crime of opportunity. This body guard is full of **** and coward not one of 2chainz people ran after the gun man

473 days ago
23.

Liss    

Semantics, they are, and always will be, a gaggle of weak *******. No amount of swagger can shake vaginas that big.

473 days ago
24.

kj    

This is horrid either way... you seriously "followed his lead" by running? YOU ARE BODY GUARDS you big *****.

473 days ago
25.

dynahog    

THEY ARE COWARDS, but also they are PHONEYS.

Or is they PONY's meaning JACKASSES?

473 days ago
26.

flyingrshn    

I work in the private sector. Any body guard would cover the client not run cause they did what the client would Do. Even the video shows they fled like little babies when the crap went down. Must cause your big doesn't mean your a bodyguard. I'm tiny and can do more than 3 of you combined. Bull crap

473 days ago
27.

Dobby    

Isn't the whole point of having a bodyguard to protect you? All I saw was people deserting this guy. And I have to admit...it was funny as hell.

473 days ago
28.

KARMA K    

We just pray and run, so says the bodyguard! LOL

473 days ago
29.

kre    

so when does that makes you a coward to run from a criminal with a gun? News alert TMZ GUNS KILL!!!!

473 days ago
30.

Laughing at celebrities is fun.    

Either they were a terrible shot or those were blanks because one of them was shot at almost point blank and nothing.

473 days ago
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