TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Tyler Perry Traffic Stop

The Eyewitness Blow-By-Blow

4/5/2012 3:38 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE


0_a32y57xu_0_ckspe23e
Tyler Perry was confused, upset and a bit uncooperative when he was pulled over by two white cops in Atlanta this week ... this according to a person who saw the whole thing go down.

As we previously reported, Perry admits he made an illegal left turn as he left his studio ... but claims he was racially profiled by two "hostile" police officers ... who allegedly harassed the movie mogul during the traffic stop.

Malik Kadeem watched the entire incident unfold ... and called in to "TMZ Live" with the blow-by-blow ... saying Tyler upset one of the officers when he didn't immediately roll down his passenger window when asked to do so.

Kadeem also says the officers were "giving [Tyler] a hard time" during the stop ... until an African-American officer arrived to the scene, recognized Perry and defused the situation.

The ATL PD says it's still investigating the incident to see if the officers acted inappropriately. 

439 COMMENTS

No Avatar

| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Most Recent | Next 15 Comments
1.

LeeMoney    

I am SICK of all this "Racist" non-sense. You made a F*ckin Left turn from the right lane in front of a cop. Ofcourse you are going to get pulled over!!!!

746 days ago
2.

Jay W.     

Can't you just say "two cops?" "Two white cops." What a crock.

Guy makes an illegal turn... doesn't cooperate and it is all because of "two white cops"... b.s.

746 days ago
3.

Sally    

So a person makes an illegal left turn from the right lane and the cops are just supposed to overlook it because the person driving is black? What, the laws don't apply to everyone? Come on!! He is trying to make something out of this that it's not. Why does everything come down to race? Why is it you don't hear white people crying about this stuff when they get pulled over or arrested? Yes, it happens all the time and you see it all the time on TMZ and you don't hear them screaming about it being racially charged. Give me a break....

746 days ago
4.

obama'saracist    

if its racial profiling as the racist black tyler states how did the white officers know a black racist was driving if the windows were heavily tinted as the racist tyler stated

746 days ago
5.

obama'saracist    

oh and tmz did you jump the racist gun with trayvon racist posting

746 days ago
6.

USArmy    

Is it really a surprise to see a black with a chip on his shoulder? He doesn't have to do what the police tell him to do because he is black. Of course it is racism when cops stop a black for breaking the law.

746 days ago
7.

Laughing at celebrities is fun.    

Should have just shot him for all the crap he makes, it would have been justified. lol

746 days ago
8.

mrbungle1020    

He is a racist and should be boycotted.

746 days ago
9.

1    

humdedum. Live like a bitch, die like a bitch. Where's the blood bank ? **** off u lying ****s already!

746 days ago
10.

Kelly    

Tyler Perry - this will hurt you. You are a racist and I will boycott your films for the rest of my life. The two white officers pulled you over because you made a dangerous illegal moving violation. Good luck with everything, Mr. Perry.

746 days ago
11.

Heather    

"Oh it's Tyler Perry?? He's famous ohhh ok he's allowed to make illegal turns then!!" Have a nice day!! wtf... This story is so stupid it makes me mad. Some people will always pull the race card and it's sad.

746 days ago
12.

rotti    

Another Racial Card played. Its getting real old!

746 days ago
13.

karen Benedict    

Tyler Perry, get over yourself you are just like anyone else getting pulled over doing an unlawful driveing act......Idiot

746 days ago
14.

Anne    

Who's the racist? How many white people do you ever see in his movies?

746 days ago
15.

Will E    

It's time to pull the black card from these people. I grew up as a white in a black neighborhood and I can tell you some secretes.. The system works for them cause they play the black card alll the time!!!!!

746 days ago
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Most Recent | Next 15 Comments

Around The Web