Chris Brown Injured in Bar Attack, Drake's Rep Denies His Involvement
Drake's rep denies the rapper's involvement, while Brown's rep says he and friends were the victims of a "brutal attack"
The vibe inside New York City’s W.i.P. nightclub on Wednesday night was definitely heated.
Drake’s rep denies his involvement in the alleged incident, telling PEOPLE in a statement: “Drake did not participate in any wrongdoing of any kind last night at W.i.P. He was on his way out of the club when the altercation began. He did not engage in any activity which resulted in injury to a person or damage to property.”
And Brown’s rep tells PEOPLE that the R&B star, girlfriend Karrueche Tran and friends “were victims of a brutal attack last night at W.i.P. They sustained several injuries. Chris and his party are cooperating with New York authorities who are pursuing this incident further.”
Meanwhile, a source at the club tells PEOPLE that “words were exchanged.”
According to the NYPD, five unidentified people were injured in the scuffle, but were treated only for cuts and nothing more serious.
• With reporting by MARISA LAUDADIO