Odell Beckham In Trouble Over Butt Smack

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A misdemeanor simple battery warrant has been
issued for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell
Beckham Jr., police in New Orleans said Thursday.

The warrant comes as video posted on social media appears to show
Beckham swatting a security officer’s buttocks during LSU’s locker
room victory celebration after Monday night’s college national
championship game in the Superdome.

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.
“They are cooperating with authorities to appropriately address the

LSU players were seen smoking cigars – forbidden in the Superdome –
in pictures from the Monday night celebration. Authorities
reportedly warned them they could face arrest.

In a 27-second video available on Twitter, a security officer is
seen standing over an LSU player sitting on a locker room bench.
The officer appears to be searching around the bench and pointing
to the floor. He can be heard talking about a burn mark just
before Beckham approaches him from behind and appears to swat his

The arrest warrant follows another post-game controversy involving