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Machine Gun Kelly gets pulled over by police in making-of papercuts video

In a behind-the-scenes look at how the video for papercuts was made, Machine Gun Kelly gets pulled over by the cops…

Machine Gun Kelly gets pulled over by police in making-of papercuts video
Words:
Emily Carter

Cole Bennett's Lyrical Lemonade company have shared a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Machine Gun Kelly's papercuts video, which was released last week.

The 15-minute-long clip shows everything that went into Cole's first-ever rock video – from covering up MGK's tattoos and hair, to his performance on stilts, to Travis Barker's giant drum riser, to having custom-dyed black eggs thrown at him, to, uh, getting pulled over by the police on the very first shot…

Indeed, soon after the official video was actually released (and before this making-of video was shared), Machine Gun Kelly took to Twitter to reveal: "favorite part of the papercuts video was me and Cole waiting 3 years to shoot something together and on the very first shot the cops pulled us over and shut it down cuz i was riding a motorcycle without a helmet, he was filming in a trunk with no seatbelt, and we got tickets."

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Immediately after wrapping the entire video, a very pleased Cole tells the camera (transcribed by Kerrang!), “First off, I have to say, that is the craziest, coolest motherfucker I’ve ever worked with in my life. I’ve never seen someone on camera with his charisma, energy and character in my life; I’m blown away. The fact that we built a friendship for three years before we worked together, and the whole story how this came together, just makes it even more of a beautiful moment.

“I can honestly say I’ve never felt this way, on set, about a music video in my life – I can honestly say that from the bottom of my heart. My heart is full right now, I’m fucking jumping up and down, I haven’t slept in a long time but I feel so alive…”

Check it out below:

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And watch the full, finished video while you're here:

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Catch MGK on his sold-out U.S. Tickets To My Downfall tour very soon:

September 2021

9 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
10 Council Bluffs, IA – Westfair Amphitheater
11 Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater
13 New York, NY – Summerstage Central Park
15 Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
17 West Springfield, MA – The Big E
21 Detroit, MI – Aretha Franklin Amphitheater
22 Cincinnati, OH – The Icon Festival
24 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock
25 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
28 St. Louis, MO – St. Louis Music Park

October 2021

2 Rogers, AK – Walmart Amphitheater
3 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center
5 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
6 Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
9 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
12 Spokane, WA – Spokane Pavilion
13 Troutdale, OR – McMenamins Edgefield
17 Salt Lake City, UY – The Complex
18 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater
20 Los Angeles, CA – The Shrine
21 Phoenix, AZ – Meza Amphitheater
24 Dallas. TX – Toyota Music Factory
27 Charlotte, NC – Metro Credit Union
28 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union Live!

December 2021

18 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

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