Contributed by Lauren Taylor
Ari Lennox was arrested Monday, November 29th, at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. Lennox was reacting to being racially profiled, at the airport.
The “Pressure” singer reacted on Twitter saying “Fuck Amsterdam security, they hate black people.”
She tweeted as things were going on in real time she wrote “I’m being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me.”
It was reported by Reuters that the Dutch police, who work security at Schipol, accused Lennox of allegedly disturbing the public order with aggressive behavior and allegedly being drunk in public.
According to Rolling Stone, Robert van Kapel, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee spokesperson explains why Lennox had to be taken into custody, “Our unit found a woman full of emotions, that wouldn’t calm down.”
We do not yet know when Lennox may be released.