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Scottie Pippen

Beatdown Victim Spit at Me

Called Me the N-Word

6/25/2013 12:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Scottie Pippen
's claiming he attacked a fan in Malibu this weekend in self-defense ... after the man called him the n-word and then spit at him.

Sources close to Pippen tell us, the middle-aged man who got his ass kicked by Pippen outside Nobu Sunday night was a drunk, overly aggressive fan who had been badgering Pippen for attention all evening ... beginning inside Nobu, where Pippen was eating with friends.

At one point, we're told one of Pippen's dinner guests went to the bathroom ... and the man sat in the guest's place ... continuing to pester Pippen with questions. We're told Pippen bit his tongue and politely asked the man to leave.

After the meal, we're told Pippen agreed to take a photo with the man outside the restaurant ... but the man continued to be aggressive, demanding an autograph as well. Pippen refused and we're told that's when the man dropped the n-bomb, shoved the NBA legend, then spat at him.

Sources close to Pippen say he lost it when the spit landed on his young daughter -- and Pippen flew into attack mode.

As we reported, the alleged victim was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital with severe injuries to his head, face, and back. Pippen has since spoken with authorities and he was not arrested.


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You go, Scottie. Team Pippin!

487 days ago


The guy got what he deserved! LOL

487 days ago


The second spit leaves someone's mouth all bets are off.

487 days ago


What a sick dude. I would have beat him down too. Fame must really suck sometimes. Can't even eat without some freak spitting at you.

487 days ago


These "stans" - Stalker Fans are getting out of control. Glad he got the brakes beat off him. I People just aren't statisfied. Names cannot hurt Pipen, but I'm sure he got his point across stumping a mud hole in this clown. Good job.

487 days ago

the truth    

get'em scottie!

487 days ago


Of course Pippen is gonna pull the race card.
He is in deep sh*t.
I hope the guy gets a BIG payday from this has been.

487 days ago


If that's true, I'd accept that reason. Spitting on some is about as low is it can go. Spitting on someone's daughter? Well...

487 days ago


Isn't the victim of Mexican descent? And the "n" word defense has been done to death. Even with the spitting, you don't beat someone up.

487 days ago


So, riddle me this Batman...how many times has Pippen used the word "*****" with his friends & family in the last 30 days...or they with him? The word should have nothing to do with the case or Pippens actions (which were correct in my opinion)...everything else the man did warranted the beat down...the word was nothing.

487 days ago

paul a.    

If it's true about the spitting then its cool with me.

The N-word thing. No. Doesn't matter what someone says to you. U have to keep your hands off. I know it's a hard thing to do sometimes

487 days ago

Celeb Gossip Addict    

Thanks for the whole story. A NY paper had thrown the story together and even claimed Scotty was dining with his family and was holding his daughter.

487 days ago

Real n the field    

yep, sounds just about right.

one minute white folks acting fake, and want something from you,
and when they cant get what they want, they resort to
calling you racial names.

thats white america for you.

scottie should sue him, and nobu for not providing security to the establishment, knowing most of the customer base are celebrities.

487 days ago


Yeah right. Every one claims the "n word" defense. That loony bitch who cracked Bam Margera tried it too. Now she's in county.

487 days ago


Why would you resort to spitting on someone. why do people act like animals.....He took a picture with you, leave him alone....he is out to dinner with his family and friends.....I would have done the same damn thing...

487 days ago
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