Adam Levine Shout Out to Gandhi! Goes Soft on Crazed Fan [TMZ TV]

4/7/2015 6:00 PM PDT

Adam Levine -- Shout Out to Gandhi! Goes Soft on Crazed Fan (TMZ TV)

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When a female fan sneak attacked Adam Levine during a Maroon 5 concert, he lashed out at her  ... with all the peace, love, and kindness he could possibly muster -- and still ended up with a bloody ear.

The lesson? He needs better security, or Afroman as an opening act. Both are effective at crowd control.