According to NME
, a man has been arrested for attacking his boyfriend in Jacksonville, Florida, telling police he was driven mad by his partner listening to Alanis Morissette
The violent incident saw Todd Fletcher
, 33, assaulted by his boyfriend, Allen Casey
, 24, with a plate. Police reports reveal that Casey also attacked Fletcher with his hands during the incident and that Fletcher was left with a large cut to his face.
Police quote Casey as saying the reason for his attack was Alanis Morissette. "That's all that (expletive) listens to
," Casey told them.
A passerby reported the incident after hearing the pair shouting and seeing Casey hit Fletcher. Casey admitted to the crime when questioned by police in a nearby park.
Earlier this year, Alanis Morissette covered Green Day
's single "Basket Case
" as a show of support for the band's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong
, who is currenly in rehab
. The Canadian singer-songwriter appeared on US talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!
in September and performed the track by the pop punk band.