A Texas teenager who threatened to blow his little sister's head off if rapper J. Cole didn't retweet his post on Twitter.com was only kidding around.
A rep for the New Braunfels Police Department in Texas told gossip website TMZ.com that the teen had a "bad lapse in judgment."
The police department opened an investigation after receiving tips about the post on the social media network. A photo uploaded with the tweet on Tuesday shows the kid pointing what appears to be a handgun at a little girl's head.
The weapon turned out to be an unloaded BB gun, and police told TMZ that the teen is cooperating fully with the investigation. No charges are being filed.
When reached by TMZ, the teenage apologized profusely to J. Cole, saying it was all a joke.
"I'd like to apologize to America for the photo and to put J. Cole in that position. It was all a joke," he said.
He added, "It was an unloaded BB gun and my sister was in on it. I only tweeted it because I didn't expect a response. Mr. Cole please don't sue me. I want to formally apologize more to J. Cole and yeah my mom made me delete my twitter until I fixed it.”
J. Cole's latest album, Born Sinner, dropped on Tuesday.
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