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Mike Vick

Confronted By Aggressive Heckler

... At NYC Bar

5/12/2014 10:37 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

12:32 PM PT --
We spoke to Michael Vick about the incident ... who tells us, "I am not sure why this person was seeking attention. It's a reminder of how thankful I am for my fans."

Vick says he won't let the incident serve as a distraction -- saying, "I am more determined than ever to be a positive instrument of change for my family, my team and my community."
Mike Vick
got some serious protection at a NYC bar Thursday night ... when security got physical with a heckler who was taunting the Jets QB about dogs ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. 

Vick -- along with former Philadelphia Eagles teammate LeSean McCoy and others -- were hangin' out at The Ainsworth to watch the NFL Draft when the group was approached by a man holding a cell phone and screaming about a dog. 

Sources at the bar tell us ... the man tried to get right up in Vick's face -- and that's when security stepped in, grabbed the man, and tried to physically drag him outside. 

We're told Vick and his crew kept their cool during the incident ... and later went outside to check on the situation. 

When they got outside the bar, security was still getting into it with the heckler -- and Vick and his crew just stood back and watched ... refusing to get involved. 

Eventually, the heckler was kicked out ... and Vick, McCoy and the rest of the group went back inside and enjoyed the rest of the draft.   

Welcome to New York.

The Ainsworth had no comment when contacted about the story.

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Vick will be haunted by those dead dogs forever at least in some form or another. Deserves to be reminded of how savagely he treated those dogs.

172 days ago


Oh ****ing get over it white people. Some dogs died, boo ****ing hoo. HUMAN BEINGS die every single day and no one cares.. If Michael Vick punches this losers face in he'll still be the bad guy

172 days ago


i will never understand why people WONT get over this??
Dante Stalworh ran over a human being while he was drunk, but i dont ever hear stories about him getting crap about "why are you still driving"??, "why are you still allowed to have a drivers license'?? its freakin ridiculous
Vick paid his due, waaayyy more than the couple bucks that stallworth paid for killing a human being !!....LOOK IT UP PEOPLE !!

172 days ago


Boo hoo? Vick is a savage. What he did to those dogs was heartless. And why do you have to bring up race? You sound as ignorant as Vick. Sick people.

172 days ago


Nicely done Vick, you handled yourself well. If you would have gotten involved you would have been in a no win situation.

172 days ago


Vick should be tortured everywhere he goes for his involvement in dog fighting. He's the lowest of the low and NO prison wasn't good enough.

172 days ago

mary collins finn    

The guy has paid his debt to society and then some. He also kept his cool in this situation and let security handle the jerk.

172 days ago


NO Incident Happens without the person pulling it to themselves .. #lawofattraction... guilt is what creates the idea of karma and as Vick probably thinks about hecklers and how he could be attacked by angry people who still isn't over what he's done, those things will manifest because of the guilt and energy around the situation.

172 days ago

L. Ron Hubbard -Scientologist    

Screw this animal killer and abuser!

172 days ago


Vick says he won't let the incident serve as a distraction -- saying, "I am more determined than ever to be a positive instrument of change for my family, my team and my community."

So he hangs out in bars. I guess he will be making that change from inside the bar.

172 days ago


Vick needs to get used to it. This treatment will never go away Regardless of the time he served the money he paid. For dog/animal lovers will still feel the same.

172 days ago


he stood in the corner like a little mouse.

172 days ago


Welcome to the cesspool of the universe New York City.

172 days ago


He has paid the penalty under law for his actions, why cant he go to a bar or anywhere else without folks bothering him, he needs to become a registered gun owner and stand his ground, if he has too.

172 days ago


Someone that did what he did to dogs,molests children,rapes or murders......Just because you "pay your debt"does not mean your not still a sick freak.

172 days ago
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