A Big Sean meet-and-greet autograph signing at F.Y.E. in Ridgewood, Queens was cut short Friday evening after a man attempted to put his hands on Sean. A fan video captured the immediate aftermath of the incident; a comment by the cameraman and the scrum of police officers restraining the aggressor led some to the conclusion that the man had slapped the Detroit rapper.

Sean took to Twitter Saturday afternoon to clear the air: he was not slapped. Here's what he wrote:

"Some guy waited in line in the cold since 10am, bought my CD, when I signed his CD n shook his hand he TRIED to hit me off guard. The dude was released from a mental hospital last week, has a long record of mental illness n was off his meds. Very serious issues. He claimed he had wrote songs for Michael Jackson, Jay Z n was wit Birdman etc. I'm hoping he's getting the proper treatment he needs. I wanted to keep the signing going but the store shut it down. Sorry it got ruined for the rest of the real fans."

He concluded his statement on a high note: "I got the #1 Album in the country currently and am grateful for every listener who got love for me. Everyday a dream come true."