Shocking moment 50th birthday party explodes into Shameless-style garden brawl in row over e-cigarette
THIS is the moment a 50th birthday party erupted into a family brawl after a row over an e-cig.
Lisa Keegan was enjoying the celebrations when the drama unfolded after pal Adam, 40, snatched the smoking substitute from a teen.
Her daughter’s boyfriend Tony, 52, then came to the boy’s aid – causing the row to boil over.
Dramatic footage shows the two men drunkenly grappling on the ground as they exchanged blows.
Birthday girl Lisa then wades in to separate the pair – only for Tony to accidentally swing punches towards her.
She can be heard shouting “no, you’re battering me” before daughter Colleen Jarvis topples over a chair.
Fuming Lisa then manages to break the brawling yobs up but enraged Tony then grabs a chair to brandish at his rival.
Lancashire Police eventually arrived to stop the mayhem.
Lisa has now joked the brawl was like something from hit show Shameless.
She said: “You’re only 50 once and this is certainly a birthday I’ll never forget! It was mayhem.
“Adam was just winding people up, and he took [a lad’s] e-cig. Tony stuck up for him, but instead of punching Adam he was punching me.
“They couldn’t pack a punch between them because everyone was so drunk. I was in the middle of them to break it up, but I should have just left them to it.
“The video’s hilarious. It’s like something out of Shameless. I was like Meme. When I fell over backwards I just started laughing. Even the dog was barking to tell them off.
“When I watched it back, I thought ‘oh my days’. I was embarrassed. We’ve been getting a lot of stick about it but some people are calling me a legend. A lot of my friends think it’s brilliant.”
The video has since gone viral after it was posted online with more than a million viewers left in “hysterics”.
Tony has since confirmed he made up with Adam at the end of the night after being given a lift home by cops.
He said: “It’s funny to watch back. My girlfriend was falling over, Lisa was shouting and yelling, Everyone’s falling all over the place.
“Adam was being cocky, but we were all p**sed up. It was more funny than anything else. He’s not my mate but I know him. He’s a nice lad.”
His rival Adam has also spoken out to reveal the party was the first time he had drunk alcohol in five years.
He said he hasn’t watched the video but is glad it has raised a few laughs.
Adam added: “I didn’t mean any ill intentions. And we had a laugh and a joke about it later on. It was more a drunken mess than anything else.”
Lancashire Police said: “We were called at 7pm on 28th May to a property on Slater Avenue in Colne to reports of two men fighting.
“One man was transported home and enquiries are ongoing.”