In February 2008, Bobby Badfingers the fast finger snapper who got his start on Americas Got Talent was unjustly arrested and detained in San Francisco County Jail for six days for alleged assault.
To this day, Badfingers maintains his innocence and says San Francisco police treated him so badly, hes suing them for $1 million.
Badfingers claims he was screamed at and denied Constitutional rights in the slammer, and is determined to make the SFPD analyze the way they treat inmates and revamp the system.
Although the six-day stint was a nightmare, Badfingers found solace in his finger snapping to get him through it all.
By day, hed snap songs like Johnny Cashs Folsom Prison Blues and give inmates snapping lessons and concerts.
At night, hed lull himself to sleep in his cold, dark cell with the sounds of his snaps.
He says, My snapping kept me positive, it kept me going.
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