Puddle of Mudd Singer Ends Show After Accusing Audience Member of Stealing His House, Laughing at Him

Wes Scantlin of Puddle of Mudd
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Wes Scantlin of Puddle of Mudd performs on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno at NBC Studios on Oct. 7, 2011 in Burbank, California. 

Puddle of Mudd's misbehaving frontman Wes Scantlin put a Marietta, Ohio venue in an awkward position when he stormed offstage during a show last weekend after verbally abusing a fan. According to rock station WQLZ, Scantlin stopped mid-song to accuse an audience member of stealing his house and then laughing at him. 

Footage recorded from the audience shows the entire tirade going down.

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"This motherf--ker right here stole my motherf--king house and now he’s standing right f--king in front of me laughing at me," the video shows Scantlin shouting. "And he f--king figures I’m a f--king joke. This motherf--ker right here. This motherf--ker right here. Get his ass on camera. Right. Get his ass on camera. Get his ass on camera. This is the dog. Right here. This is the motherf--ker right here. This guy stole my f--king house."

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The band attempted to keep the music going through Scantlin's antics but once the singer put his jacket on, the show was clearly over and they preceded Scantlin offstage. Adelphia Music Hall then had to issue an apology to concert-goers on Facebook and graciously offered everyone a free ticket to the next show of their choice.

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The incident comes as little surprise to anyone who has been following Scantlin's recent spate of arrests, beginning in 2014 when he took a buzzsaw to his neighbor's patio. This past December he was arrested for drug possession and then again last month for vandalizing a house that he had lost to foreclosure. Clearly the question of home ownership is still a sore subject.

A rep for Wes Scantlin did not immediately reply to Billboard's request for comment. 


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