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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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46.

Monksolo    

Jay-Z uses that word in his music so it's OK to use it now

319 days ago
47.

JT    

I call bull****.

319 days ago
48.

missy    

sit the **** down, and no one cares who you are. is anyone sick of the racial bull****?

319 days ago
49.

lili    

***** hush u mad cuse he told u sit down

319 days ago
50.

ketjo    

Oh do shut up already TMZ with your racist tantrums.....! This is pure Bullshyt from a loser who got his ass handed to him on a plate and kicked of a plane for being a a hole....

319 days ago
51.

braintrain    

I'm a white male age 24. I find it very sad to read these comments of racism on here. what does it do for you to call someone the n word? I just don't understand. you will all get yours don't worry

319 days ago
52.

indaknow    

Black people are not racist. Black people love white people. Where is Zimmerman when you need him?

319 days ago
53.

Stanley    

I call bullsh**! This guy is just trying to play the race card. What a loser! Enough already with this nonsense. You were being rude and wouldn't sit down when told to do so. What a crybaby. Rise above how you were raised dude, stop with the nonsensical race card. Is that all you got?

319 days ago
54.

Change    

White person calling a black person the N word? That would NEVER happen LOL. If the flight attendant did call him the N word...why would that be so hard to believe? That's nothing new. I heard cops call black people the N word so you think a flight attendant wouldn't???. Nobody posting comments on TMZ was there so nobody knows what really happend. She probably did say it but she probably didn't. Nobody knows. If she did call him it,she most likely said it under her breath and not all loud and ghetto. Like I said,she probably said it but she probably didn't. Who knows. I just don't see why it would be hard for somebody to believe its possible he/she said it.

319 days ago
55.

Jerry6646    

Jackson is the racist, and like others is so full of
himself that he doesn't have to answer for his
actions.

319 days ago
56.

Ryan B.    

It's actually kind of racist to think the white people on the plane wouldn't recognize racism just because it was another white person saying it. #themoreyouknow

319 days ago
57.

Yes    

Allegedly called him an "n" word. Just because he said that she said it, doesn't make it true.

319 days ago
58.

jdizzla a    

The world is getting dumber. I blame the government. There are too many laws protecting the dumb people from themselves.

319 days ago
59.

Observer    

Oh please,
If it is TRUE..... I bet in the past 2 days before, he's called and been called Nig*a to his buddies at LEAST a Dozen times.

Yet cry Foul or if not true, pull the Race Card.

Stop being so Overly Sensitive and playin both sides of the fence.

319 days ago
60.

KARMA K    

I don't agree with the a person using the N word, however, It's in this case I find it hard to believe the flight attendant would say that to him, and risk their job! We will all believe what TMZ said today,then tomorrow they will back track and say it wasn't true! They usually do!

319 days ago
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