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Ron Artest Breaks Up Fight Outside Hollywood Nightclub

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DJ, jewelry auctioneer, amateur psychologist and Lakers forward Ron Artest stepped in front of a TMZ camera over the weekend to break up a fight between a man and a woman on Hollywood Blvd.

Perhaps inspired by his late-night peacemaking duties, Artest tweeted the following nugget of wisdom: "Stop drinking so much when ur too tiny to handle ur liquor Only females should have excuse Not guys unless ur really a female."

In an exclusive exchange with TMZ, Artest relived the, uh, unfortunate situation:

"Unfortunately there was a situation at the club and some people had too much to drink, and got unruly and aggressive. I tried to diffuse the situation. Some people just don't think clearly when they've had too much to drink -- it's an unfortunate reality."
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Is there anything the recovered brawler known as "Ron-Ron" can't do?!?