We've seen the video, and we've heard all kinds of speculation about the incident involving Tim McGraw slapping a fan. Here is what Tim McGraw just told ET Canada:

"Sometimes things can lose context and perspective. I reacted in an instinctive, defensive way from my perspective of what was going on. I think it was an unfortunate situation, I think all the way around. But it happened, it happened in a split second, it was pure instinctive reaction."

I think you just got to move on. It is one of those things that happen, nobody feels good about it, but there's nothing that could be done about it. You are in that position, you are out there, you are vulnerable, things happen and sometimes you react. There's nothing to be said about it."

If you haven't seen it yet, below is video footage of what happened at Tim's show in Atlanta a little more than a week ago: