Misheard "Fresh Prince" Theme Song Lyrics Lead to School Lockdown in Pennsylvania

Misheard "Fresh Prince" Theme Song Lyrics Lead to School Lockdown in Pennsylvania

Now this is the story all about how an eye doctor's receptionist turned an entire school district upside down. According to the Beaver County Times, 19-year-old Travis Clawson missed his optometrist appointment yesterday, and when the office's receptionist called to find out where he was, she got his voicemail, which contained Clawson rapping the lyrics to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song. 

And due to her mishearing the Will Smith lyrics, "Shooting some b-ball outside of the school," and thinking that it was Clawson saying he was "shooting some people outside of the school, " she called the police, who then called his school.

After police were dispatched to find Clawson, and he failed to turn up, the entire county school district was put into lockdown, before Clawson finally was found in the Ambridge Area High School guidance office, as the Times cleverly described, "chilling out, maxing, relaxing." Upon review of Clawson's voicemail, it was determined that he did in fact rap say "b-ball" and not "people," and he was released.

Unbelievable, but true.

[via SPIN]

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