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Rapper Tyler the Creator has been arrested for inciting a riot (seriously, that's a thing you can specifically be charged with criminally) at SXSW last week.

He got popped at the airport following a raucous incident at his show two nights earlier, then went on to play a sold-out show in Dallas later that day.

At SXSW, Tyler the Creator reportedly encouraged fans in line to forcibly enter the venue despite staff denying them entry because it was filled to capacity.

"All you outside the gates; y'all push through," the Odd Future member yelled to his fans, according to the arrest affidavit. "Y'all push through. Get in, come on!"

Okonma apologized after seeing the crowd push through staff at the door, the affidavit stated, and cursed at the employees upon leaving the stage.

The Austin (Tex.) Police Department took the 23-year-old artist, born Tyler Gregory Okonma, into custody Saturday and released him on a $25,000 bond.

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Millie Brown is responding to Demi Lovato's criticism of her performance "art" with Lady Gaga at SXSW, which Demi said was tantamount to glorifying eating disorders.

Not even close, Brown insists.

Rather than glamorizing a negative condition as the recovering bulimic Lovato alleged, Brown says she didn't mean to offend anyone or to promote anything.

So what were they doing up there?

Attempting to challenge the concept of beauty ... obviously. How vomiting on Lady Gaga's chest during a live performance does that, we can't really say.

We'll leave it to Brown herself:

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Demi Lovato is far from pleased with the on-stage Lady Gaga puking stunt that became the talk of her SXSW performance this week. Why?

Mother Monster is glorifying bulimia, in the young star's opinion.

"Sad… As if we didn't have enough people glamorizing eating disorders already. Bottom line, it's not 'cool' or 'artsy' at all," she wrote. "Addiction is addiction."

"Would you let someone bring a needle and shoot up on you?"

The person booting on Gaga was "vomit painter" Millie Brown, who as part of the provocative show, put her finger down her throat and hurled all over Gaga's chest.

ARTPOP at its best. Demi is not a fan, even if she likes Gaga.

"It's not 'shade' and it's not 'hate,'" she further explained.

"But if someone has to come forward and say it. I'll take the heat for it. Putting the word ART in it isn't a free card to do whatever you want without consequences."

Lovato then tweeted to Gaga, "You're SO talented, if not one of the most talented in our industry PERIOD. Dope is INCREDIBLE.. but you don't have to do that."

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Ready to a new edition of Lie Witness News?

For the second in a few months, Jimmy Kimmel Live has visited a music festival and exposed obnoxious music snobs at total and complete liars.

In October, Kimmel pranked attendees at the Rock the Bells 2013 festival, asking fans for their opinions on made up artists and bands.

And now he's done it again, this time sending a reporter to SXSW in Austin and asking for peopl's takes on such stars as Contact Dermatitis, Neil Patrick Harassment and female rappers Heavy Flow.

Watch now to see people answer as if they know all about these fictitious individuals:

Jimmy Kimmel Live has been making us crack up for months.

Here are a handful of our favorite recent bits:

Lie Witness News: Barack Obama Birthday Edition!
Jimmy Kimmel Live makes up stories about Barack Obama for this edition of Lie Witness News. And everyone believes the lies!

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Lady Gaga got puked on while performing her song "Swine" on the Doritos #BoldStage at the SXSW music festival Thursday. And there's video! Nice!

The person booting on Gaga wasn't a drunk fan, though. It was "vomit painter" Millie Brown, a part of the ARTPOP performer's wild and provocative show.

In other words, Gaga kneeled mid-song next to Brown, who stuck her finger down her throat and threw up a slimy green substance all over the singer.

Which was somehow not surprising for Lady Gaga. Take a look:

Gaga later took off the apron she was wearing at the time of the hurling, but the 27-year-old performed covered in puke for the rest of her SXSW show.

Not that she was clean to begin with. "I've been having such a good time, I didn't even shower!" she said at the start of the night, according to Billboard.

"I've been drinking a lot and eating. Are you f--king hungry? I've been having such a good time hearing music, I forgot to do everything this week!"

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The officials behind the South by Southwest music festival have released a statement regarding last night's fatal car crash in Austin.

As previously reported, a driver (believed to be drunk) swerved to avoid a DUI check point and barreled through a temporary barricade around 12:30 a.m., killing two attendees in the process and injuring 23 others.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the tragic accident that took place last night here in Austin,” the SXSW statement reads. “We appreciate and commend the first responders, as well as the city agencies who so quickly sprung into action."

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Tragedy struck the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival last night.

A car broke through a barricade at the event in Austin around 12:30 a.m., killing two attendees and injuring 23 more.

According to local police, the wounded were treated at a hospital, with up to seven suffering serious injuries.

Accident Scene

“This is extremely unusual,” Lt. Moon of the Austin Police Dept. told Rolling Stone. “There have been some very rare instances of vehicles striking pedestrians in the entertainment area, but this is the first time it’s ever affected a SXSW event.”

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The severity of what happened is in dispute, but fans and friends of Lil Wayne are banding together after the rapper's medical scare on Friday.

Usher, who made a surprise appearance during indie rock group the Afghan Whigs' concert at SXSW, asked the crowd to keep Weezy in their thoughts.

"I don't mean to bring everybody down, but right now I think I want to just ask something of you guys," the R&B singer began at the Austin, Tex., event.

"One of my fellow artists, good friend, Lil Wayne is going through a real hard time right now, y'all. And I just want to send a lot of positive attitude about his state."

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Welcome, readers, to another edition of THG's Caption Contest!

This afternoon's pic comes to us from SXSW, where The Vampire Diaries heart throb Ian Somerhalder met Reddit darling Grumpy Cat (a.k.a. Tardar Sauce).

Sometimes, a photo really is worth 1,000 words. The question for you all now is: What would be the best caption for it? You tell us below!

Just leave comment(s) below with your best caption(s) for the photo! Go to it! Winner will be announced Wednesday. Best of luck!

UPDATE: Our winner is M. Jacobs. Congratulations!

Ian Somerhalder, Grumpy Cat

Hmm... Blue eyes, fangs & handsome... Those same three things describe me too. Grumpy Cat is not impressed.

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Selena Gomez and Ashley Benson channeled their inner Britney Spears Monday at SXSW, busting into an impromptu cover of "…Baby One More Time."

Rachel Korine joined her Spring Breakers co-stars on stage. Watch:

There's only one Brit, of course, but she got wind of this video - and gave props! "Awww @selenagomez can duet with me anytime," Spears tweeted.

"PS- I heard @springbreakers is AAA_MAZING! Can't wait to see it!"

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