Watch the Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. Beat Down a Would-Be Purse Snatcher
Published Dec 12, 2015Petty thieves, take note — if you're planning to swipe someone's purse, make sure it doesn't belong to the Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. The guitarist is jacked as hell, and it turns out he won't take it lightly if you fuck with his wife.
As Stereogum points out, Hammond shared a video on Snapchat that looked like he was beating the shit out of someone. When asked about it on Twitter, he explained that someone tried to swipe his wife's belongings:
These guys tried to steal Justyna's wallet and green card and when I noticed.. let's just say we got everything back https://t.co/cP1wnayOHh— Albert Hammond Jr (@alberthammondjr) December 11, 2015
The video of the whole incident has since been uploaded to YouTube. In it, you can hear Hammond Jr. respond to the events. "Wow, I did get angry didn't I," he says. Yes, he practically blacked out with rage and that's why you should never mess with Albert Hammond Jr.'s wife.
Stereogum also pointed out that the Strokes are back in the studio. As per an Instagram photo, the band rented one to record drums and rehearse.
Watch Albert Hammond Jr. lay the smack down on some robbers below.