Dez Bryant Detained After Fight With "Famous Rapper" at Club LIV UPDATE

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Scratch another notch onto the Fontainebleau, the high-rollin' hotel where Gloria James (allegedly) slapped a valet and where Lil Wayne lost his 305 cred by partying with the Dallas Mavericks after they topped the Heat in the NBA Finals last year. The latest celebrity athlete embroiled in headlines tied to the iconic Miami Beach spot is Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant.

Bryant was detained by Miami Beach cops on Sunday after getting into a fight with a "famous rapper" and his posse, Bryant's mentor tells Dallas' WFAA this morning.

Update: Beach police have no incident reports from the fight, but a source tells a Herald reporter that Lil' Wayne was involved.

The fight happened inside the Fontainebleau's LIV, the station reports, but details are otherwise sketchy about the altercation.

Riptide has requested an incident report from the Beach police -- we'll update this post with more details when we track it down.

For now, WFAA reports that Bryant was at LIV on Sunday night when he clashed with the unnamed rapper's "entourage."

The Dallas Morning News writes that the fight started over someone mocking Bryant about a subpar season and a mounting personal debt crisis. (Bryant was threatened with a lawsuit in December by the Endurance Capital Fund, which claimed the former Oklahoma State star hadn't paid off a $100,000 loan.)

Either way, Bryant's mentor David Wells tells WFAA that the wide receiver wasn't arrested in the incident.

In the meantime, the real question is which famous rapper beefed with Bryant? Was it Wayne? Nicky Minaj? Disco Rick? Vanilla Ice?

Update: MBPD apparently has no record of Bryant being detained on Sunday at the Fontainebleau. There was a bit of a melee outside LIV that night with a drunk patron striking a security guard in the chest and a crowd swarming to watch the fight, according to a police report, but Bryant isn't mentioned in the paperwork.

The mystery of the famous rapper and his brawling entourage may just remain unsolved.

Update 2: David Smiley, the Herald's Miami Beach reporter, Tweets that a MBPD source tells him that Lil' Wayne and his entourage were the "famous rapper" involved in the Bryant fight. Here's his Tweet:

 
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There was a bit of a melee outside LIV that evening with a intoxicated client stunning a protection officer in the torso and a audience crowding to look at the deal.

Doug
Doug

Lil Wayne looks like the Mogwai "Stripe.." You know, from the movie "Gremlins" .

SEE YAA
SEE YAA

Lil Wayne is a bitch. First he sells-out the Heat, then he starts shit with Dez.. Hey Wayne, why don't you talk shit to Dez without your "posse"? Like to see him get the knocked the 'F out.

T4lakers
T4lakers

He is a lakers fan anyway

Stanl11
Stanl11

who won  the fight against them two

Livia
Livia

Cash money/young money rapper whooped Dez a**

Hector Gonzales
Hector Gonzales

And the glorification of it is why you porch monkeys are seen for the chest thumpin', coke-bumpin' morons you are.

Uncle Ash
Uncle Ash

... I heard Bieber puller a gun?

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