Tim McGraw Slap Justified, Police Say; No Complaints Filed

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The surprising video in which Tim McGraw slaps a woman fan at his Sunday concert in Atlanta has not led to any legal issues for the country singer.

Nor will it, in all likelihood.

In fact, police believe McGraw may actually be the victim of a woman who reached out and tried to get touchy-feely with him twice in a brief span.

The video shows Tim slapping a woman who grabbed onto him at Sunday night's concert, as he strutted down the walkway of the stage, high-fiving fans.

Instead of glad-hanging McGraw, a woman appeared to make a play for his crotch, then try to grip and rip his jeans. The crooner wasn't happy.

His rep said that McGraw "instinctively swatted" at the woman in an attempt to stop her from ripping his pants - which she succeeded at doing.

Police say the woman, who was dragged away by security, has not complained to police, and unless she does, no action will be taken based on this.

Should it, though?

They add that if anything, the woman is the aggressor and Tim's slap was indeed "a common reaction," although if someone complains, they will investigate.

Does his "instinctive swatting" defense hold up, though?

The video evidence doesn't necessarily look like that, as he makes what appears to be a movement to cause the woman to release his leg.

This appears to succeed, is the thing ... after which he slaps her following a brief pause. The delay seems less than instinctive to some people.

Again, it's doubtful anything will happen from a legal standpoint, but it's an interesting debate. What do you think? Share your comments below ...

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At what point just because you have an album out , You are above the law. Assault is assault. so now its ok to slap someone that touches you . Sad , sad world its becoming.

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@ Curt Oleski

Well assualt can equal self defence
If he felt his life was indanger and
He could of been killed or badly i.jured

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@ Faithntruth

really isnt that why they have security? entertainers keep a safe distance or should be cause of fans . he laxes security some crazy fan grabs him he slaps her and nothing? If you agree that he was in danger and its ok to hit a girl , you are part of the problem.

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let this had been a hip hop artist, and many of you would be saying, how in no circumstance is it ok to hit or even swat at a woman. That my friends is the smell of hypocrisy. I will wait for your angry and rude rebuttals.

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You can see a better video on youtube. The lady actually grabbed him so hard she ripped his pants at the back of the thigh. I mean, she didn't grab at his knees which were ripped. She actually makes a hole where there was no hole and is ripping his pants off.

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and someone needs to slap the piss out free britney for writing such useless drivel

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and by the way...whoever wrote this article...you need to stop telling how YOU think it looked. i dont see what you say you see. she still had him by the leg when he swatted at her. watch with your eyes open.

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personally...i would have slapped the snot outta her. she could have caused someone to be injured if she had accidently pulled him off the stage into the other fans. why does anyone want to do something so crude in public anyway? to try to grab his crotch and then to try to rip his jeans off? thats just wrong. yes...i am afraid i would have done more than swat at her.

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