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NEWS: Flo Rida (@official_flo) Ordered To Pay $80k Over Fat As Butter Dispute

Flo Rida
Flo Rida is in trouble down under, over a canceled performance at the Fat As Butter festival in October of 2011.

The rapper made headlines around the world, when his appearance at the Fat As Butter festival was canceled.

Promoters accused Flo Rida of being an “absolute Tonk,” after he allegedly threw a “hissy fit” over his accommodations.

Things were further complicated when Flo Rida’s hotel room was raided and an associate was arrested for possessing a small amount of marijuana.

According to the Australian newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald, a judge in the NSW District Court ruled that Flo is required to pay $80,000 in performance and damage fees.

If he does not pay the court ordered amount, he will have his assets in Australia frozen.

Promoters paid $55,000 in appearance fees before the performance and also sued for $25,000 in damages.

Flo Rida he is currently in Australia, where he made an appearance at the 2012 TV Week Logie Awards.

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