Tyler the Creator's lifestyle with his Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All all but ensures that broken bones are a daily risk.
A photograph of Tyler on a pair of crutches with an enormous cast on his leg was just posted. The caption states the obvious, "Tyler Broke His Foot," but we're left wondering how this might have occurred on what has turned out to be a rather slow news day. Breaking news: He's also picking at a scab.
An assortment of theories, and the actual factual, below.
Peeling New Yorker writer Kelefa Sanneh off Tyler Craven.
Complex Magazine just dropped new information regarding missing Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt's stay at Coral Reef Academy in Samoa. Tyler Craven, who says he knew the young rapper at the academy, claims that much of the communication featured in Sanneh's "In Search of Earl Sweatshirt" piece was inaccurate and that Earl is not there willingly. If not Sanneh, his boss (and a guy who wrote about Muhammad Ali) David Remnick might've been involved too.
Likelihood: And Tupac's still alive.
Chris Brown did it.
Several wild Twitter battles have entangled Brown and the OFWGKTA members over the past several weeks. Just recently, Breezy got riled up after Frank Ocean tweeted "i fucks wit chris brown, reminds me of a young sisqo or ike turner" on Friday. Maybe Tyler's constant references to Brown "liking soup" finally tipped this notoriously volatile singer over the edge.
Likelihood: Unlikely, but not entirely out of character.
It happened while he was onstage during Odd Future's performance at the House of Blues on Saturday.
With a history of stage dives that look far more epic, this is an extremely embarrassing break. Apologies for the crappy audio. He can be seen holding his ankle at the 1:30 mark.
And then he went to Kaiser Permanente to get it looked at. No foul play.
Did That Whole Fucking Show, Including RADICALS With A Broken Foot. Dats Cute
Updated: From their publicist, "Tyler actually first hurt his foot in San Diego a couple nights before while stage diving he kicked a huge beam that overlooked the stage. The stage dive in LA completely fucked it up and broke it all the way through. Then he did the show on one foot after wrapping the broken foot in tremendous pain."