Mitt Romney Fights With Rapper!

A rapper with the Grammy-nominated club act LMFAO says former Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney first touched him – and not the other way around – during a confrontation aboard an Air Canada flight that was preparing to take off from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Sky Blu, whose given name is Skyler Gordy, says in a video posted Friday on that he was trying to go to sleep when he leaned his seat back in the coach section of a the Vancouver-to-Los Angeles flight Monday. He says Romney loudly told him several times to straighten it, as is required until takeoff under commercial flight regulations.

Then, he says, Romney reached forward and grabbed his shoulder.

“I just react – boom – get off me, you know,” Gordy says in the video, taking a swing through the air as he speaks. “And I didn’t take it any further than that. I just wanted the man not to touch me; that’s it.”

Gordy says that Romney’s wife, Ann, screamed and that the plane returned to the gate before two police officers escorted him off. After being detained briefly, he was allowed to buy a ticket for another flight.

Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom had no comment Friday about whether Gordy was the man with whom Romney had the confrontation, but aides said this week that Romney told them he thought the other person was in a band.

Christine Wolff at Interscope Records confirmed that Gordy made the video, which also was posted on the group’s Web site.

Air Canada referred calls to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Sgt. Rob Vermeulen confirmed there was an incident on the flight, but he refused to release the names of those involved because no one was arrested.




  • But, he was trying to get his attention. Ultimately it was Sky Blu’s fault. Reacting to a touch on the shoulder with a punch is a bad way to solve things. Stupid rappers and their false sense of entitlement.

    • I REALLY hate Romney for many, many reasons, but I have to agree. If Romney spoke up previously several times and asked him not to lean back so far, yet he continued to do it, he deserved to get kicked off the flight. If I was in Romney’s position, I actually would have done the same thing.

  • Romney had no right to touch him. Maybe Mittens could have opened the window on the plane, meh!

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