Video: Terrell Owens Taunted With Racist Tirade After Confrontation In Brentwood
A man says Terrell Owens threw a hot cup of coffee at his face, prompting him to unload a stream of racist slurs at the former NFL star in response.
In the above video, shot Tuesday night, the man can be seen accusing T.O. of the attack outside of the Brentwood Starbucks and unleashing a string of slurs as the former football player walks away. The man, identified only as Arman, can be seen calling him a "knuckle-running, spear-chucking, monkey-ass looking motherf—er." Along the way the man also drops a few n-words, which he initially denied using to TMZ Sports. However, when told that it was all caught on video, he said it was cool because he used the variant that ends with the letter "a."
"I use that word and it's very much accepted in the black community," said Arman. He also added that he was being racist on purpose only to make Owens upset. "I just wanted to make him mad and sad. I'm Middle Eastern and Muslim and not KKK."
"I don't want my name to be ruined with all my African-American friends because that's as racist as it gets."
Police are investigating the incident, which Arman claims was started when Owens tripped him inside the Starbucks. As Owens was leaving the store, Arman alleges that the star threw his hot coffee at him. However, Owens told TMZ that Arman "verbally accosted him" and was intentionally creating a "scene" at Starbucks.
Owens admits throwing his drink, but says it was after Arman threw his at his friend's car as they were driving away. "He is the one that first threw the thing into the car," said Owens.
Arman called the police saying he was injured in the attack, but TMZ reports when the cops and paramedics arrived they found no evidence of injury or coffee on his clothing.
"He was a fan for a second," said Owens. "Then I didn't give him the reaction he wanted [and] then he turned into a non-fan."
If Arman really wanted to make T.O. "mad and sad," he probably should have talked trash about Tony Romo: