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Earlier this afternoon a guy got so upset that he drove 35 minutes from his home to confront a man he perceived as being disrespectful to Kobe Bryant on Twitter. I'd point out that today was Christmas, and he had to have something going on, but clearly he has no problem personally confronting people over what they say on the internet. So, you know, why chance it?
His social-media-spat-turned-road-trip was covered nationally and trended worldwide. In case you missed it, here's a brief recap in the words of each user, both of whom fired off roughly 250 tweets at each other today.
First, here's the innocuous joke that appeared to start it all:
Somehow that led to all this:
If a dude is willing to fight you in person (over a debate over sports, no less) then he probably means business. Luckily, @ScottieDrippen was a state over in Arizona.
And just in case you thought that was a joke: