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Tyson Beckford Pulled Gun On Man Serving Him With A Lawsuit

Tyson's claiming he was just spooked by “a very large white guy with an eyepatch.” 

Supermodel Tyson Beckford was not too pleased when an unnamed man showed up at his house to serve him with a lawsuit over a branded piece of exercise equipment that he had failed to properly promote. In fact, Beckford was so annoyed he pulled a gun on the messenger.

According to Page Six, the man had attempted to hand over the paperwork to Beckford but had a door slammed in his face. When Beckford returned he was armed and demanded the man vacate the premises immediately.

Beckford isn't denying that he brandished a gat, but he tells the tale a bit differently. His story is that he was spooked by “a very large white guy with an eyepatch” showing up at his door even though he lives in a highly secure building. Similarly, Beckford claimed the man refused to identify himself and that showing the firearm was simply a way to get him to leave.

Tyson's gun is owned legally, according to Beckford himself, who claims he has a concealed weapons permit.

TMZ notes that a police report from the incident was not filed, nor is Beckford giving any further statements on the situation.

[Photo: Getty Images]


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