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Blink-182’s Travis Barker questioned by police after paparazzi scuffle

Drummer questioned in California

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker was questioned by police in Casablancas, California, on Sunday (February 21) following an altercation with paparazzi attempting to photograph him.

Video footage of the incident, first uploaded to the notorious gossip site TMZ.com, allegedly shows Barker – who was reportedly out for lunch with his daughter – and a number of acquaintances approach the photographers before exchanging heated words and becoming physical.

Watch the video footage by clicking below.

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One or more members of Barker‘s entourage are alleged to have taken a mobile phone from inside one of the two photographers’ cars before slashing the tyres on both vehicles.

Despite the authorities being called to the scene, neither side are reported to be pressing charges, and no arrests were made.

In a string of posts on his Twitter account, Twitter.com/TRVSBRKR, Barker wrote, “When I defend myself/my kids, that don’t make me a tough guy. I was outnumbered and threatened so I did what any man would. I’m not a socialite out begging for that kind of attention. I’m a family man out with my kids.”

He added, “And of course all the footage these lames released to the press is one sided ’cause they edited it.”

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