Daniele Watts

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Django Unchained Actress Must Apologize to Cops

Plea deal requires her to say sorry for racial profiling accusations

(Newser) - The saga of the Django Unchained actress who said she was handcuffed for kissing her white boyfriend is coming to an end. The brouhaha started in September , when officers confronted Daniele Watts and Brian James Lucas because someone called to complain that they were having sex in a parked car... More »

Django Actress Charged With Lewd Conduct

Daniele Watts and boyfriend Brian James Lucas could face $1K fine, 6 months in jail

(Newser) - Daniele Watts said racism drove LA police to handcuff her after she was caught "showing affection" toward her boyfriend in a car last month; one of the officers has said that was a lie and that the Django Unchained actress and Brian James Lucas were reported for having full-on... More »

Django Actress 'Lying,' Says Cop

He says Daniele Watts is making 'malicious, false statements'

(Newser) - Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts says she was handcuffed by police for kissing her white boyfriend in a car , but the responding officer says that's simply not true. "She is lying," LAPD Sgt. Jim Parker tells the Hollywood Reporter , adding that he recorded the entire incident. He... More »

Django Actress: Cops Cuffed Me for Kissing White BF

Daniele Watts says police thought she was prostitute

(Newser) - Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts says she was accosted, handcuffed, and detained by LAPD officers last week—all for kissing her white partner in a car. Watts, who played Coco in the Quentin Tarantino movie and has also appeared in Weeds and Partners, says she was handcuffed for "refusing... More »

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