Shortly after Daniele Watts—an actress best known for her roles in Django Unchained and Weeds—took to Facebook claiming she, a black actress, had been detained for showing affection to her white boyfriend “while fully clothed,” eyewitnesses have come forward—and what they’ve revealed changes everything.
According to eyewitnesses, the actress and her boyfriend, Brian Lucas, were having sex in the passenger seat of her car when the police responded to indecent exposure complaints—not simply making out, as she had previously claimed.
Django Unchained Actress Daniele Watts Alleges She Was Handcuffed and Detained by Police for Kissing Her White Boyfriend
TMZ obtained audio recording from the incident, and on the tape, the media outlet blames the actress of playing not only the “race card,” but also the “fame card.”
When the arresting officer, Sgt. Parker, refuses to give his first name even though he needs her full name, she says between sobs, “I think I’d like to identify you, to my publicist.”
After refusing to show ID, the Weeds actress shouts that the officer thinks he has more power than she does—to which he calmly replies that he does. But his reasonable response is met with her shouts of inequality and how America is “the land of the free and the home of the brave.”
Listen to the audio obtained by TMZ below—and let us know if you think it changes the situation in the comments below….
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