I want to feel bad foryoung Johnathan Batton,I really do. But I can’t. Seriously Johnathan, I understand heat of the moment and all that, but sticking your tongue out while you’re face to face with a crazy woman who’s house you’re moving out of? While you’re arguing? And she’s already beating you up? Really? You expected what good to come of this, exactly?
According to a Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office report, Johnathan Batton, 25, was moving out of the residence he had shared with Casey Crump, 21, when the couple began to quarrel. Crump allegedly “became physical,” and ripped Batton’s t-shirt off and repeatedly scratched his arm and face.
Then, while they were standing face to face, Batton stuck his tongue at Crump. At that point, a deputy reported, “Johnathan said his tongue was pierced with a stud and when he stuck his tongue out at Casey she reached forward and with her mouth ripped the piercing out of his tongue, splitting his tongue in half.”
Crump then reportedly used a pair of jumper cables to whip Batton on the leg, while forcing her three-year-old daughter to stand in front of his truck so it could not leave.
The case is currently in court, where authorities are doubtless doing their best to understand whatever the hell Batton is lisping about.