Here it is…the $25,000 John Mayer mug shot. The big question now is who gets the money?
John Mayer issued a challenge to TMZ‘s Harvey Levin via Twitter:
“if Harvey Levin at TMZ can produce my mugshot, I will donate 25k to the *charity of his choice.”
Mayer was arrested in Atlanta on May 26, 2001, for driving on a suspended license. The case was dismissed a month later on June 26.
The Smoking Gun took up the challenge of finding the mug shot, figuring that “while he technically made the offer to TMZ,” the challenge applied to any other site who could dig up the mug shot.
The Smoking Gun beat TMZ to the punch by mere minutes, posting Mayer’s mug shot at 3:03 p.m. TMZ followed moments later, posting the photo at 3:10 p.m. Both sites received the photo from an administrative assistant with the Atlanta Department of Corrections.
So, to whom does Mayer owe the $25,000? The challenge was directly issued to Levin, but TSG posted it first. What do you think? Who should get the money?
*TMZ has said they will donate the money to an animal charity.