Rihanna, West’s opening act, was performing around 9 p.m. when Bloch – whose clients include John Travolta and Salma Hayek – was approached by a tall security guard who ordered him to “take a walk with me.” Bloch, who had earlier lit a cigarette but quickly stubbed it out unnoticed, had been talking to a group of pot-smoking teenagers in the row behind him who were passing a pipe among themselves.
“They say, ‘You’re leaving, give us your ticket.’ I held it up, they took it. At that point they grabbed me by my arms to take me out, so I threw my hands up and said, ‘You’ve got to keep off me. I’m no threat.’ “
If the teenagers had the pot (which I completely understand, I need an Ativan to listen to Rihanna), why weren’t they kicked out, as well?