Flavor Flav faces prison for threatening teen with butcher knife 

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Flavor Flav is in big trouble. The rapper is heading to trial for allegedly threatening to kill his girlfriend’s 17-year-old son with a butcher knife. 

An evidentiary hearing was held in Las Vegas on Wednesday, and according to the Huffington Post, the minor pointed to Flav and identified him as “the man wearing the clock around his neck” who he says chased him into his bedroom and stabbed the knife through the door during an argument last October.

Flav’s lawyers claim self-defense, since the teen is 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds, and had placed the 5-foot-6, 131-pound Flav in a headlock to break up a fight the rapper was having with his mom.

Flav will be arraigned April 18, and he faces up to 12 years in prison. Why didn’t anyone call 911? Oh, wait…

 

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