You’ve all probably heard this story by now:
“Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts says Los Angeles police allegedly detained her because they thought she was a prostitute.
Watts, who is African-American, and her white boyfriend accuse police of racism for questioning them after they were seen showing affection in public.
An LAPD spokesman told CNN Sunday that officers from its North Hollywood precinct were responding to a citizen complaint.
“There was an indication on the radio call that a male white and female black were involved in a sexual act inside a Mercedes with the vehicle door open,” Officer Sally Madera said.
Her boyfriend — Brian James Lucas but better known as celebrity chef Cheffy Be*Live — wrote in a Facebook post that police “saw a tatted RAWKer white boy and a hot bootie shorted black girl and thought we were a HO (prostitute) & a TRICK (client).”
“Two people were briefly detained, but it was revealed no crime had been committed,” Medera said.
The man was not handcuffed, but the woman was, according to the couple.
My favorite (and by favorite, I mean the absolutely most mind-boggling and disgusting) part of the story is this video clip:
The cop at this point knows he is in the wrong, and yet he stands there while she is still handcuffed, berating her for insulting him.