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'Tropic Thunder' Star

FLIGHT ATTENDANT CALLED ME THE N-WORD

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11/5/2013 8:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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10:14 AM PT -- A rep for the Phoenix Police Dept. tells TMZ ... cops received a call from the airline around 7:30 PM reporting a disruptive and belligerent passenger who had been cut off from alcohol.

We're told ... when police arrived, officers spoke with Brandon and determined no crime had been committed. Brandon, who was supposed to catch a connecting flight to Burbank, was escorted out of the terminal and not allowed to fly on US Airways that night.

Cops say Brandon was cooperative with police.

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"Tropic Thunder" star Brandon T. Jackson claims he was escorted off an airplane and questioned by police after flipping out on a flight attendant who called him the n-word.

Jackson -- who also plays Grover in the "Percy Jackson" movies -- says he was on a US Airways flight when a flight attendant named Dee approached him and asked him to sit down.

The two argued -- and Jackson claims the flight attendant said, "I don"t care if you're Obama's son -- get in your seat!!" Jackson says the flight attendant also called him the n-word.

Jackson says he was later escorted off the plane -- and questioned by police in Phoenix. Eventually, he was released and tweeted, "This was the most racist thing that ever happen to me  even the white people on the plane was like that racist."

We reached out to US Airways for comment -- so far, no word back.

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AnonyMouse    

So, why didn't you sit down, son? Did you give the attendant some attitude? Or were you sitting down, tray folded, seat in the upright position, and she walked up to you and called you a bad word? Riiiiiiiiight.

164 days ago
17.

Andie    

She probably said "I don't care if your Obamas son" because he probably said "Don't you know who I am?"

164 days ago
18.

Mitch    

Nice grammar, BoBo.

164 days ago
19.

laffnbear    

If it walks like a "duck," talks like a "duck" and looks like a "duck."
It must be a "duck."
So the old saying goes.
If he was acting out of hand he mat have earned the label.

164 days ago
20.

Dan    

So you were acting like a spoiled celeb, were told to return to your seat, you argue with her, get escorted off the plane, and now your defense for your behavior is she called you the "n word". I call bullsh*t!!

Where are the witnesses to this alleged racist act? A plane full of people I am sure one, if not several, heard this.

164 days ago
21.

DumbingDown    

Bull$hit. They overuse that excuse so much no one will ever believe them when it does get used on them.

164 days ago
22.

Nekru    

Oh noes .. someone called a nih gurr a nih gurr. call the police, call the fbi.. call Al Sharpshyt!.

164 days ago
23.

weezer    

I'm tired of blacks use the race card everytime they're in the wrong and they know it!

164 days ago
24.

Mike    

Perhaps he should've just sat down. You know... like NORMAL people.

164 days ago
25.

Justbeinghonest    

TMZ to see grown ass people who know better come on this website and leave hateful racist comments like this is terrible. This type of behavior is what's wrong with America...not trying to step on anyone's toes but TMZ you know some of these comments go way too far!

164 days ago
26.

6one9    

She called him the N`` word!!
Doubt IT ``HIGHLY!!
NO WAY would she risk her job!
The Obama comment `` maybe!!

164 days ago
27.

Truth    

MAN, WHAT A LOSER... WHY DOES EVERY BLACK PEEP USE THE N-WORD EXCUSE AS LAST RESORT?? HERE'S A CLUE... N-WORD OR NOT UR STILL AN *******. LIKE THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT SAID - TAKE A F*CKIN SEAT, BRO...!! #TRUTH!!

164 days ago
28.

Nobrows    

The questions that weren't asked are
WHY WAS HE OUT OF HIS SEAT?
WHY DID HE FIGHT WITH HER AND REFUSE TO GET IN HIS SEAT?
Let's pull out the n word to get you out of trouble for just being a complete jerk.

164 days ago
29.

Mikey    

That racist card is worn out. People are gonna have to start standing on their own two feet and work now. No more, he said a derogatory word so I get free stuff.

164 days ago
30.

Mikey    

How come he's the only black person this happened to on the flight?

164 days ago
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