You and the police are like oil and water huh Rodney?
Rodney King had only been pulled over for a minor traffic misdemeanour.
But as officers flagged him down memories of a similar incident from two decades ago, must have come flooding back to him.
It has emerged that nearly 20 years to the day since he was pulled over and beaten by police in an incident that triggered the LA riots, King was again stopped by officers – but this time for jumping a red light.
While this time police simply issued a ticket , on March 3 1991 it was a different story.
After a high-speed car chase he was stopped and savagely beaten by baton-wielding officers.
The subsequent acquittal of the officers involved triggered wide-scale riots across LA that caused $1bn worth of damage.
His fiancee Cynthia Kelly said she was riding with King on Tuesday when the traffic stop occurred.
King was then was cited for driving without a license, she said.
The revelation of his latest brush with the law emerged ahead of his appearance tonight on a CNN special, Race and Rage: the Beating of Rodney King.
We get that this was a significant event in American history, but we’re pretty sure Rodney would rather forget that he ever got his a** whooped like that. We’re just sayin…
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