This homosexual Youtube star treated himself to a Los Angeles vacation. When he was beaten up by three men outside of a well-known gay club, he stated that cops treated him like a “second-class” citizen. As it turns out with most liars, he backed himself into a corner and got tangled in a web of lies that even he couldn’t find his way out of. That’s when he ended up behind bars…don’t drop the soap. The best part is that the entire embarrassing situation could have easily been avoided!
The attack left him hospitalized with ‘three broken teeth and six stitches in my forehead,’ which he showcased in a photo posted to Facebook and Instagram.
Soon after however the LA County Sheriffs Department released a statement disputing these claims, saying that they were unable to substantiate McSwiggan’s allegations and had actually arrested him for vandalizing a car. They also produced a mugshot taken after McSwiggan claimed to have been attacked that showed him devoid of any visible injuries while also stating he had been observed ‘injuring himself with the handle and receiver to a payphone’ inside his cell.
McSwiggan responded to this statement by writing on Twitter Tuesday: ‘I’ve been told to say nothing before court tomorrow but staying silent here is killing us. If you’re a friend just DM me for the truth.’
‘Last night was the worst night of my life and I’m really struggling to find the words to talk about it,’ wrote McSwiggan on Facebook and Instagram after the alleged attack.
‘After one of the most wonderful weekends at VidCon we went out to a gay club to celebrate, and towards the end of the evening I was separated from my friends and beaten up by three guys.’
He went on to criticize the way he was treated by authorities before writing: ‘I’ve never felt so terrified to be a gay man in the public eye.’
These claims were all quickly rebuffed by law enforcement, with the LA Sheriff’s Department stating: ‘Deputies from West Hollywood Station responded to and investigated the report by Calum McSwiggan that he was assaulted by three males after leaving a local nightclub early Monday morning.
‘Responding deputies were unable to substantiate the assault. Mr. McSwiggan, who had no visible injuries, was subsequently arrested after deputies observed him vandalizing a car in the 8900 block of Santa Monica Boulevard.
‘After being booked and photographed, Mr McSwiggan was placed into a cell by himself at West Hollywood Station.
‘Mr McSwiggan was then observed injuring himself with the handle and receiver to a payphone inside the cell.
‘Medical personnel were summoned and Mr McSwiggan was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Mr McSwiggan’s booking photo was taken prior to deputies seeing Mr McSwiggan injuring himself.’
An arrest report on the LA County Sheriff’s Department site also showed that he had been arrested at 2:30am and released on $20,000 bail.
Despite the mugshot and statement from law enforcement, McSwiggan and the three friends he was with that night continue to stand by their version of events.
‘Haven’t spoken about it at all but last night @CalumMcSwiggan was attacked by three guys outside a gay bar in LA. It was disgusting and terrifying to see this sh*t still goes on in today’s world and to one of my closest and dearest friends,’ wrote Riyadh Khalaf, another gay YouTube star, in a series of tweets.
‘He has three cracked teeth and stitches in his head but is safe and somewhat well with us now. Please please be safe when out with friends and don’t get separated.
‘These people knew where we were going to be because of our posts on social media before we went out and even said our names as they beat him.’
Another friend, Melanie Murphy, who was there the night of the alleged attack stated that ‘everyone is lying in their articles’ on Twitter.
Khalaf also spoke to DailyMail.com on Wednesday, saying: ‘We will be making a video later today giving a full account of what Melanie and I saw after Calum called us saying he was attacked.’
He went on to say: ‘We were approached by three males in the car park after the attack happened. They were threatening to shoot Calum and I caught it on my phone’s camera while pretending to be taking a call from police.
Khalaf then added: ‘Of course we still have no idea if these men were the ones who attacked Calum.’
Many members of the LGBT community however have voiced their concern and even disdain over what could possibly be a made-up attack, especially in the wake of the recent events in Orlando when 49 people were shot dead and another 53 injured inside a gay club.
Actor and writer Jeffrey Self called McSwiggan’s claims and his friends defense of them ‘disgusting’ on Twitter, before adding: ‘I will only read tweets about the YouTube gay who faked a hate crime for the next 24 hours. Send me EVERYTHING.’
Damien Nichols meanwhile wrote on Facebook that he witnessed McSwiggan vandalizing cars and alleged that he was caught stealing bottles of alcohol from West Hollywood gay club The Abbey.
‘If you like, follow, or watch Calum McSwiggan, boycott. He is faking a bashing, and until he comes clean apologizes and pays for the damage to my friend’s car, she should just be ignored,’ wrote Nichols.
How many times have gay people done this within a matter of months?! I can count at least five! They claim that hate crimes are frequently occurring and they are the ones committing them! Who else is sick of this crappy double standard?
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