Pay attention, Perezcious readers! Here is all the proof you'll ever need that it doesn't pay to act douchey in public!
SXSW is a celebration of music, art, film, culture, and the the best things civilization has to offer!
Unfortunately, not everyone who made the trek to Austin brought their best judgement with them! And some people tend to act even more uncivilized when they've had way too much booze!
Ch-ch-check out this shocking footage of a drunken lout harassing bystanders (above) and then getting more than he bargained for when one onlooker knocks him out cold with a single punch!
Violence is never the answer, but we're honestly not sure what else could've been done to so quickly and effectively prevent this allegedly drunken bully from harassing and potentially harming other innocent people!
The subsequent beating of the knocked-out man was certainly uncalled for, though — thankfully policy quickly broke it all up!
Contrary to false reports that Taylor Swifthad a "heads up" onKanye West's sexist and offensive lyric about her in his new song, the singer's publicist tells us that is not true.
Swift's rep, Tree Paine, tells PerezHilton.com:
"Kanye did not call for approval, but to ask Taylor to release his single Famous on her Twitter account. She declined and cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message. Taylor was never made aware of the actual lyric, 'I made that bitch famous.'"