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Travis Barker is in the news a lot lately, though mostly because of his marriage ceremonies with Kourtney Kardashian. Recently though, the Blink-182 drummer experienced a bit of controversy thanks to a resurfaced clip from Punk’d that some believe featured Barker uttering a homophobic slur. (Is this the “Kardashian Curse” at work?) Now, the Punk’d actor featured in the prank is speaking out about the moment and sharing his recollection of really went down that day.
In Episode 6 of Punk’d Season 2, Travis Barker was on a date with his future reality show ex-wife but then-girlfriend and recent Celebrity Big Brother competitor Shanna Moakler. Actor Ahmed Ahmed approached and pretended to be a waiter who once dated Moakler back in the day. After Ahmed made a jab at Barker, it’s then that some believe Barker called Ahmed a homophobic slur. Of course, the episode itself blurred Barker’s mouth and bleeped his speech, so Ahmed spoke to TMZ about the scene and what he believes was actually said: