The Internet doesn’t wait around for anyone – especially Odell Beckham Jr. Social media has gone in-in on the Cleveland Browns star wide receiver over a police arrest warrant being issued.
Big Facts: This week, the Internet went off-off on OBJ with memes centered on him catching heat for playfully spanking a sports stadium security guard.
High-Key Details: This week, footage went viral of Odell Beckham Jr. putting his paws on a security guard’s butt.
Wait, There’s More: According to reports, the victim initially wanted to retaliate toward Odell but ultimately sought out legal action.
That’s when he felt NFL football player Odell Beckham Jr. slap him on the backside. The 48-year-old lieutenant said his first reaction was to punch Beckham, a former LSU player, but that he kept his cool. The next day, however, the officer called the New Orleans Police Department and said he wanted to press charges, according to court records. (NOLA)
Before You Go: The punishment reportedly could cost Odell a fine and possible jail time.
Louisiana statute defines simple battery as battery committed without the consent of the victim. Punishment in Louisiana can include a fine of no more than $1,000 and imprisonment for no more than six months, or both. “We are aware of the incident and have been in touch with Odell and his representatives on the matter,” the Browns said in a statement issued Thursday. “They are cooperating with the proper authorities to appropriately address the situation.” (ESPN)