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Adam Lambert says he's "embarrassed" by the actions that led to his arrest in Finland Thursday.

"Violence is not to be taken lightly. Embarrassed by drunkenness," the American Idol runner-up tweeted late that day. "No punches thrown, no injuries and no charges. Media always exaggerates."

American Idol's Adam Lambert arrested and jailed in Finland

Lambert, 29, and his boyfriend, Finnish reality TV star Sauli Koskinen, reportedly got into a brawl on Thursday inside a Helsinki gay bar called DTM (Don't Tell Mama), and continued the fight outside after being removed from the club. They were arrested at approximately 4 a.m. and spent several hours behind bars.

A few hours after he was released, Lambert tweeted that was he "laughing" about the incident.