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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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76.

Just My Opinion    

Oh, for God sake. You call each other in your own race the N word, and you get all bent out of shape, if they happen not to be in your own race that said it to ya. Oh, PLEASE! Why does it take on a whole new meaning, if the person isn't of the same race you are? Ii got the answer for ya, it is because down deep you people know that any one of any race could be called the N word, but you use that as your race card every damn time a person of a different race calls you that.

The real meaning of the N word...

A person of ANY RACE or origin regarded as contemptible, inferior, ignorant, etc.

So no wonder you people don;t get mad at your own race calling each other the N word.

N word. Can't even spell it out, much less say it. Like it is worse than saying god d@mn it, or F*ck u. Get real people and grow up!!

260 days ago
77.

wade    

Start the comment forum war over one side of the story. The side of a admitted intoxicated, belligerent passenger over that of ... no one. United hasn't even commented. Presumptions can be fun. Also, I'll bet no one even researches the follow up story if there is one, to even see how this pans out.

260 days ago
78.

LadyK    

It's easy to see those with racist tendencies since they easily excuse clearly degrading and demeaning behavior and comments.

260 days ago
79.

Shannon    

I'd have called you an ambulance.

260 days ago
80.

yourladyk    

It's 2013 and people are still defending racist behavior. It's completely ridiculous. Noone should be demeaned because of their ethnicity whether, black, white, indian, asian, etc...

260 days ago
81.

Tax    

I guess if he called her a "cracker". That would be ok! Get a life! All the time you hear blacks calling each other "******s" and obviously they are not offended by the word! If they are getting so pffended by it, than they need to stop using it!!!

260 days ago
82.

tinica1923    

Why are white people so concern about black people using the N word ? Get over it..

260 days ago
83.

Jimmy Stink Finger    

""even the white people on the plane"" ??? Wow..WTF does THAT mean. He expects most white peole 2 B racist? Sounds like it.

260 days ago
84.

Sher    

The only people who toss around the "N" word are "N's"!! I call major B.S. on this one. Race card! Race card! What's new? Yawn.

260 days ago
85.

alliekat    

I mean really? The flight attendant called him a n*****? I bet she squished a watermelon in his face and dumped fried chicken in his lap too.

260 days ago
86.

Sharon1826    

Well..you acted like one! Blacks like you are causing a huge problem in this country. You are a small part of the community acting up and the majority is having to pay the price. These rappers, athlete s, and street thugs are making life he'll for the law abiding citizens...then you turn around and blame everyone but yourselves.

260 days ago
87.

Socalpimp    

hahah, a flight attendant used the N-word, no way dude, drunk idiot

259 days ago
88.

hitemhard42    

" The White People " on the plane? Why they gotta be White yo?

259 days ago
89.

JB    

BS! I bet there isn't one actual witness. This is what blacks do all the time when something doesn't go their way. I garauntee SOMEONE filmed it - just like they always say the tea party rally has all these racist signs and statements and yet we've never seen on picture of run or video - even though camera are on and filming all day long. Lie. Demorats and liberals (the same thing really) always feel that any lie justifies the means. HE'S the racist.

259 days ago
90.

SHNIQUA    

wow is this grown man really going to try to pull the N card! Which by the way is so insignificant!!! it does not make sense. Black people call each other it all the time! The fact of the matter is he was standing up acting ignorant and is mad he was put out. She should have called him a ****** because he was acting like one. BY THE WAY IM NOT RACIEST !! IS THAT A SHOCK ITS OKAY FOR SOMEONE TO STATE HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT A RACE! also im so sick of black people trying to make others pitty them. The white community has gone out of its way to APOLOGIZE FOR SOMETHING THEY DID NOT DO. the jewish community is more respected because they went threw a holocaust that was much worse than slavery and do you ever hear about them fighting on a plan WITH a german!!!?? Its so pathetic Im so sick of it and im sure the white community is getting sick of it as well. LET IS GO ALL READY YOUR BEATING A DEAD HORSE! NO ONE CARES IF YOU WHERE CALLED A ****** ITS TIME THAT PEOPLE STOP TRIPPIN OVER THIS WORD! I HAVE BEEN CALLED SO MANY NAMES AT SO MANY PUBLIC PLACES BY BLACK PEOPLE AND IVE NEVER ONCE PULLED THE RACE CARD! GET IT TOGETHER ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY IF YOUR A FAILER, DONT BLAME ANYONE ELSE (THATS FOR EVERY RACE) I REALLY BELIEVE THE BLACK COMMUNITY HAS BECOME THE MOST RACIEST OF ALL...............

259 days ago
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