Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Cuba Gooding, Jr. On The Run!
Boyz N' The Hood, the classic drama about four friends growing up in Los Angeles South, formerly known as South Central LA. The movie was directed by John Singleton and it became a cult hit. It starred Cuba Gooding, Jr., Ice Cube, Laurence Fishburne, Morris Chestnut, Nia Long, Angela Bassett and Regina King.
The movie depicts the gang lifestyle.
Cuba Gooding, Jr.;s breakthrough role opened the door for many roles! He won an Academy Award for the his role as Rod Tidwell, the guy who utter the famous phrase from Jerry Maguire, "Show me the money!"
Now fast forward to July 2012, a bar in New Orleans and Cuba Gooding, Jr. getting into it with a patron of the bar. Now the NOLA Cops are looking for him!
According to the Huffington Post, an arrest warrant has been issued for actor Cuba Gooding Jr. after an incident at a Bourbon Street bar.
Police said in a news release that a bartender told officers that Gooding was there at 3 a.m. Tuesday when he became upset with other patrons who started asking him to take photographs with them.
The bartender told officers that Gooding pushed her after she asked him to calm down, and again after she told him he needed to leave and police had been called.
Gooding left the bar before police arrived. Police issued an arrest warrant for municipal battery, a misdemeanor.
Gooding's publicist declined comment. The actor is in New Orleans filming "The Butler," a movie about a White House butler who serves eight American presidents.