Comedian George Lopez released a statement on Friday (February 28th) attempting to explain his arrest for public intoxication at a Canadian casino on Thursday night (February 27th.) The 52-year-old was apparently found by Ontario police asleep on the casino floor after a performing a comedy set.

George said, “Tied one on last night. Not feeling great this morning. I was trying to sleep it off, unfortunately, it was on the casino floor.” He performed a second gig at the same casino on Friday night  where he joked about the incident saying, “I just did in Windsor, what Justin Bieber does in America. ” He also claimed to have taken 52 shots before passing out.