Skip to comments.Cadet sues R&B singer LaBelle over airport beating
Posted on 06/03/2011 8:48:26 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
Lawyers for a West Point cadet who says bodyguards for soul singer Patti LaBelle beat him while he was waiting for a ride at a Houston airport released security video Thursday showing the student being pushed and punched by two men and a woman.
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“gets cold-cocked by a celebrity security team”
How about talentless, never-was, over-rated joke. Not a big fan of suing but in this case I hope he gets millions.
One time I would LOVE to be on the jury.
She’s probably lucky it was a Cadet and not a SEAL on his way back from Afghanistan or she might have had her “crack” security team tossed back through her limo window onto her lap.
Me, too. What a horrible display of conceit and selfishness. He may have been unaware of his space, but after finals at the Point, he was probably tired, relaxed from two drinks on the plane and ready to see his family. What a devastating thing to come home to and then be suspended from West Point. I hope he gets millions, but more than that, his medical treatment covered.
Wish they had been.
Typical celebrity behaviour. The queen of all “Miss Thangs”. She’s a washed up hag whose biggest claim to fame was a song about a New Orleans whorehouse (Lady Marmalade). And the cop who posed with her at the end of this vidoe should, at the very least, be reprimanded. Go for it, Mr. King, sue the living you-know-what out of this overrated bag.
lucky she didn’t sit on him.
he’d be dead.
If this isn’t a HATE crime, I don’t know what is. Then to see that used-up, has-been singer pose for pictures.....nauseating. She couldn’t get her butt out of the car to help the cadet but she sure took the time for pictures.
You don’t mess with O’s pals.
Oprah’s pals, that is.
I hope he makes her wish she were dead. This is horrible.
It appears he got a concussion from hitting the pillar. There was absolutely no reason to hammer on him like the bodyguards did. They appear to be a couple of thugs.
It was three of them and they could have simply backed him off to a longer distance or simply informed him to back off.
It appears he was on the phone and thought he was just being harassed when the guards immediately got physical.
He’ll get a call from her mouthpiece about settling out of court. He was no threat to them or her whatsoever from the video.
I smell a rat.
The Academy has always been about appearence and always will. You do anything to make the academy look bad and you’re toast.
Ha! I have no first hand experience, but have always assumed exactly as you state! Enlightening, +1.
And mine keeps ‘em in the 10 range at 50 feet. 38, 45, 9mm para. Better with a rifle. The great leveler to the pork effect. But I agree we could all use some Grav training and unarmed combat exercise.
A little karate, or some such can overcome the mounds of flesh effect.
Do appreciate the yankees observe- Houston not so southern any more— but aspects of it may respond to this outrage.
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