Evian Christ Blasts Leeds Festival After Being Locked in Cage
"Nobody should be detained in a cage by an employer because they can't find their car," writes the Kanye West collaborator.
File this one under truly bizarre festival tales.
U.K. producer Evian Christ -- perhaps best known for working with Kanye West on "I'm In It" -- was reportedly detained at Leeds Festival on Friday and placed in a cage because security staff thought he was trying to break into the event.
Finally freed after #freeevian began gaining traction on Twitter, Christ has canceled his performance at Reading Festival -- where fellow West collaborator Hudson Mohawke tweeted Sunday a picture of a cage backstage labeled with a sign poking fun at what took place.
Nice dressing room touch from Reading Fest organisers pic.twitter.com/RoEnuJR9FZ— Hudson Mohawke (@HudMo) August 30, 2015
Reading and Leeds festival organizer Melvin Benn claims Christ was intoxicated and "found in a not very good state in the woods." Chris has since responded with his own statement posted to his Facebook page.
Watch a video from inside the cage, and read Christ's full statement below: