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Jason Mayhem Miller Explains His Multiple Arrests

March 30, 2016 | Posted by Joseph Lee

In an interview with MMASucka, Jason “Mayhem” Miller blamed the media for his multiple arrests over his career. Here are highlights:

On referring to Luke Barnatt as Josh Barnett in a video: “I actually just found out that he is an actual person that is different than Josh Barnett this week. I thought for sure we were putting on a big show. Josh Barnett is a friend of mine and he was the one that broke the news to me that we weren’t fighting. At first I was really broke up about it, but then I figured hell, this guy is way smaller than Josh Barnett.”

On his bad reputation: “I got a bad rap and everybody lies and lies and lies. These lies are definitely hard to scrape off — they’re like barnacles at the bottom of a pirate ship, I’m saying that my life is a pirate ship and there are some barnacles to be scraped off. I just think in time people will realize that all this media hype was just garbage. I never said that I was a librarian, I never said that I was a priest or the greatest Samaritan, but man I do my part and it’s being overlooked. And that’s okay with me, that’s fine, I’m not supposed to be any of those things that I mentioned, I’m supposed to be a dude that punched, kicked and chokes people. And that’s what I’m gonna do, that’s my job, I’m really good at it and that’s the main thing that people have forgotten — is that I’m really good at fighting.”

On why he’s been arrested so much: “I’m not too good with public relations, I haven’t been and that’s mostly because I didn’t feel like talking to the media at all. I got a bad shake from ’em and now suddenly I just realized that alright fine, instead of not talking to the media, I’m gonna get out in front and talk to you guys and make sure that the true story gets out there. It’ll take some time to repair all this mud slinging that’s been done, but I’m very confident in the future. That’s the reason I’ve been arrested so many times is because of the media. Everybody likes to point a finger and say Mayhem’s the bad guy. I ain’t no bad guy, but I didn’t do anything to stop everyone from thinking that. That’s where I’m changing things up. Nowadays I’m just going to talk to people and let everyone decide if I’m really a bad guy. I know who I am and I know the just blatant lies that have been in the media this entire time. I made a big mistake, I got mad at the media and said alright they’re gonna lie about me, so go fuck yourself then and I didn’t talk to anyone. So now there’s only one side of the story out there, now I’m gonna be talking to you guys all the time.”

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Jason Miller, Joseph Lee