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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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get real    

Just because she said, I dont care if ur Obamas son, doesnt make it racial. She told him to SIT DOWN.

321 days ago
2.

Sherron    

I call bull**** as well. This is just like the Barney store thing, now everyone is getting on the band wagon!

321 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

TMZ has replaced Lindsay posts with racism posts....

So, every white person on the plane was racist, hmmm? Yeah, generalizations and blanket statements, never acceptable...unless you're talking about white people.

321 days ago
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damienevil    

We have a Brandon T Jackson story...!!!..So maybe he should thank her....if it even happened

321 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

For her to say "I don't care if you are Obama's son..." means he pulled the Don't You Know Who I Am crap. Well frankly, Mr. Jackson, I DON'T know WTF you are and you should have sat your azz down the first time you were asked. Its a plane not a basketball court. Yes, racial pun intended and I don't care cause I am sick of all this crap.

321 days ago
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w    

oh boo f* hoo little baby, who gives a **** stop crying and take it like a man homie. walk away. I can't stand the race card being pulled out on every angle and them crying about it. s t f u

321 days ago
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Stiletto    

Another cowardly lowlife brought up to scream "racist" whenever he doesn't get his way.

321 days ago
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jdizzla a    

Anyone else sick of the race bullsh*t?

321 days ago
9.

Azi    

At least he didn't have to sit in the back of the plane.

321 days ago
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abby    

Idiot, why didn't you sit down? The flight attendant was doing her job.

321 days ago
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Mare    

So she didn't really use the "N" word as the headline stated.

321 days ago
12.

Charlene    

Then SIT DOWN IN YOUR SEAT WHEN YOU ARE TOLD TO. Not that complicated.

321 days ago
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IVAN GARCIA    

lol, racist people these days. makes u wonder if people r as mature as they say they r

321 days ago
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CJ    

Race card=black dude was being ****y and won't take responsibility. Obviously, "do you know who I am" was played first.

321 days ago
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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.

321 days ago
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