Chance the Rapper’s Bodyguard Jailed Over Body Slamming Incident

Chance the Rapper’s private bodyguard was arrested Thursday night (Aug. 3) for body slamming a man at the W hotel in Chicago. The incident reportedly unfolded in front of the rapper and was caught on surveillance video.

Per TMZ, the alleged victim attempted to enter the same elevator as Chance and his entourage, but was blocked by 44-year-old Star Thomas. A couple of hours later the man and Chance’s crew crossed paths again, and that’s when Thomas reportedly body slammed him.

Thomas was charged with misdemeanor simple battery.