Rapper Slowthai hurls ‘champagne glass’ into NME awards crowd in ugly confrontation as audience members confront him over lewd comments made on stage to Katherine Ryan
- Slowthai threw his microphone into the audience only to have it thrown back
- Ugly exchange followed and he hurled what appeared to be a champagne glass
- Rapper, 25, then jumped off the stage and lunged at a member of the audience
- Bouncers restrained him and it followed him leering at host Katherine Ryan
This is the moment Slowthai appeared to throw a champagne glass at the audience during an altercation at the NME Awards.
The performer threw his microphone into the crowd, only to have it thrown back it him.
He reacted by launching his drink at a person he was rowing with, before leaping off the stage at them.
Slowthai is pictured launching what looks like a champagne glass before bouncers restrain him
The rapper, 25, can be heard shouting ‘what’ over and over again as bouncers restrained him after his performance earlier in the evening with Mura Masa.
The ugly scenes followed bizarre exchange with the comedian Katherine Ryan, who was hosting the ceremony.
Slowthai is pictured making lewd remarks to Catherine Ryan at the NME Awards where he told the audience: ‘She wants me to play with her flower’
Shocked social media users shared footage of him leering at the host and telling the audience: ‘She wants me to play with her flowers.’
Her sarcastic rebuff didn’t appear to throw him off despite her mocking him openly in front of the cringing crowds.
Twitter users praised the comedian for the way she dealt with his behaviour as she mocked the idea that she would be sexually attracted to him during the exchange.