By Jasmine Ferrell, Staff Writer

Over the weekend CNN reported on a monumental event: MC Hammer’s arrest.  Here’s the general low down.

It was last Thursday night when the 90s icon was pulled over due to an expired vehicle registration.  The officer inquired if MC was “on parole or probation,” and attempted to get the rapper out of the car. Hammer refused to co-operate with the officer and was arrested for suspicion of resisting arrest and obstructing an officer.  He paid bail and has been released. But it gets more interesting.

MC Hammer, a twitter enthusiast, took this opportunity to release a barrage of tweets mocking the officer. This is just a couple:

Needless to say, this incident started a bit of a controversy. But don’t worry, our friend is taking the high road and wants his experience to educate others. And it doesn’t hurt that a plethora of people are in full support.