Ex-‘LHHATL’ star Benzino gets vulgar with female cop during arrest (video)

Benzino. Photo; Instagram/@iambenzino

Former “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Benzino was anatomically specific with his vulgarities at a female police officer during his traffic stop arrest in suburban Atlanta on Saturday.

Benzino, a music producer who was born Raymond Scott in Boston almost 54 years ago (July 18), went volcanic with the police in Brookhaven, Georgia, after they ran his tags and discovered he had an outstanding traffic warrant.

According to TMZ, Benzino failed to appear in court for not having insurance on a previous traffic stop, triggering the warrant.

Benzino believes he was racially-profiled because he doesn’t think he did anything wrong to precipitate the officer’s inquiry.

When the second officer arrived, Benzino started snapping right away, saying “I didn’t know that I could just be harassed for any old reason,” he squealed. “Would you all pull a white person over like that?”

The female officer tried to explain to Benzino that the law allows cops to run tags on vehicles at any time and that his detainment had nothing to do with race.

When he realized he was going to be arrested and was subsequently handcuffed, he starts yelling and hurling f-bombs at the female police officer who was trying to explain why he was being apprehended.

Benzino got even more heated as he sat in the back of the police officer’s cruiser and then got vulgar with the female cop as the vehicle was taking off toward the police station.

After he was booked and released, Benzino told TMZ that he plans to apologize to the officer when he sees her again. Benzino added that his temper got the best of him.

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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