Alien Ant Farm Incident

Alien Ant Farm Vocalist Dryden Mitchell Charged With Battery Of Over Onstage Genitals Touching Incident


Per a report at the Daily Mail, Alien Ant Farm frontman Dryden Mitchell has been charged with battery for an onstage incident which took place during the band’s October 29th, 2022 concert in Fort Lauderdale, FL. During the platinum-selling group’s performance of their cover of the Michael Jackson hit “Smooth Criminal“, Mitchell was  seen to have taken the hand of a 45-year-old man attending the show, and allegedly placing it on his genitals.

The incident was captured on video, with the alleged victim going to the police two weeks after the events took place. Contacted by the aforementioned publication, the unnamed victim stated of the incident:

“I do want to tell my story but I do have to listen to my civil lawyers. I’ll be more than happy to speak later. I do want the story out there because what happened was not right.”

Footage of the incident taking place can be found in the below video. Should Mitchell be found guilty, the charge is punishable by up to a year in prison. For further info, a copy of the police report can be found over at the Daily Mail.

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