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BET Awards says clubs where violence erupted not sanctioned events
BET Awards says clubs where violence erupted not sanctioned events

The Black Entertainment Television Awards has firmly distanced itself from the violence at two parties, one in which a person was killed and four others injured. BET officials said neither gathering was affiliated with Sunday's ceremony. One person was killed and four others injured in East Hollywood after a man opened fire at one of the overnight parties early Sunday. At another venue, someone was stabbed. "The two isolated incidents over the weekend occurred at locations with events that were unauthorized and unaffiliated with the BET Awards," according to a statement provided by publicist Shawn Purdy.  "Security remains the number one priority for all...

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