The 60-year-old personality was booted from the team after a series of sticky events that started with his legal representation sharing of an open letter regarding a Bernie Sanders rally in Los Angeles on Sunday (March 1st). Flav took issue with Public Enemy advertised to play the event, when in reality Chuck D was the only one slated to perform. While trivial to many, it can be seen as a big deal to those who have not endorsed the candidate or wholly dislike the person running for office.
While that statement may not be enough to ignite a split from a band, the subsequent tweets exchanged appeared to be grounds for those involved to take action. Check out the string of messages below.
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