Here's What Went Down Between Slowthai and Presenter Katherine Ryan at the NME Awards

Slowthai and Katherine Ryan
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Slowthai and Katherine Ryan attend The NME Awards 2020 at the O2 Academy Brixton on Feb. 12, 2020 in London, England.

On Wednesday night (Feb. 12), Slowthai collected the “hero of the year” honor at the NME Awards in London, but his behavior at the show had the internet talking -- and not in a good way.

First, during his acceptance speech, Slowthai, real name Tyron Frampton, made lewd comments towards presenter and comedian Katherine Ryan: “Baby girl...if you want to do something, see me ain’t never had anyone play with you like I’ll play with you.”

He also invited her to “smell his cologne” and added, “She wants me to tend to her flowers.”   

Ryan then sarcastically responded,“You are, like, the hottest guy I’ve ever seen… I’m so thirsty for your c--k. Thank you for the attention. Let’s hear it for him! So hot! I’m so wet I’m going to slip off these stairs any minute.”   

As audience members shouted that Slowthai was a "misogynist," he was then seen tossing his cigarette and his microphone in social media footage. Drinks were thrown back and forth, and Slowthai leapt off the stage to get closer.  

NME reports he was then escorted from the stage area, and left the show.  

Ryan took to social media to comment on the situation, saying Frampton's comments didn't make her "uncomfortable," and adding that "he was fine."

Slowthai later tweeted an apology to Ryan.  

You can see footage of the interaction between Slowthai and Ryan on stage here.

See footage of the rapper fighting back with the audience, and both parties' tweets, below.