Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Machine Gun Kelly arrested after organizing flash mob [video]


Machine Gun Kelly is handcuffed at South Park Mall in Cleveland after organizing a flash mob and climbing on a food court table. (Image via YouTube)
Cleveland rapper and P. Diddy’s newest signee Machine Gun Kelly was cited with disorderly conduct after he reportedly refused to get down from a food court table during a flash mob he organized at a suburban mall, police said Sunday.

MTV reports that MGK had told his more than 70,000 fans on Twitter to flash mob Cleveland’s South Park Mall on Saturday, and hundreds of them did — many of them running through the mall screaming as MGK spoke through a speakerphone and encouraged them to climb on mall tables.

Kelly chronicled the whole thing on Twitter:

I'm thinking about doing a flash mob at a mall or something tomorrow lol cleveland should we do one while I'm home?less than a minute ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply

Today we flash mob NO MATTER WHAT! 5pm at SouthPark mall in the foodcourt, wear disguises, dont move to you hear 'Cleveland' play then RAGE!less than a minute ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply

If havin fun with my fans and bringin the rage back to my hometown means I have to be arrested...then keep pullin the cuffs out #iwontstopless than a minute ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply

Watch the flash mob on video:

On Aug. 3, rapper P. Diddy appeared on “RapFix Live” and told fans that he had signed Machine Gun Kelly to his Bad Boy record label.

“He has just such a movement, just hundreds and thousands of loyal fans that came from the place he came from in different parts of the country,” Diddy said. “He wasn’t always the coolest kid in school, and just the process of growing up and the problems that they all encounter, they relate to him in such a way.”

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