'Django Unchained' Actress And Her Boyfriend Charged With Having Sex In Car
Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have just been charged with lewd conduct in public for allegedly having sex in their car. This comes on the heels of the couple accusing LAPD last month of racial profiling when authorities responded to reports of the couple getting frisky in public.
According to TMZ, LAPD decided to charge both of them after listening to police audio recordings of the detainment and speaking to witnesses who said Watts was straddling her boyfriend in the car and her breasts were exposed.
A photo of Daniele Watts in a car outside the CBS Studios (Photo via TMZ)
Watts was handcuffed on Sept. 11 in Studio City soon after LAPD responded to a 9-1-1 call that she was having sex with her boyfriend, raw food chef Brian Lucas, in a car with the passenger door wide open in broad daylight. Authorities detained Watts after she refused to show authorities her ID, but later let her go, saying that there was no evidence of any crime committed. Watts claimed that she and her boyfriend were merely kissing and that she was mistreated because she's black and Lucas is white. They both accused the LAPD officers who detained her of being racist and said the officers acted like Lucas was a john and Watts was his prostitute.
There were photos TMZ released last month that showed Watts straddling Lucas in the car, but the snapshots were too blurry to reveal much else. One witness last month told authorities that Lucas was "horizontally bongoing her boobs back and forth" before they cleaned themselves off with a tissue and threw it on the grass.
Last month local civil rights activists asked Watts apologize to the community and the LAPD for crying wolf in accusing the officers of racial profiling. However, Watts released a statement in response saying she wouldn't apologize.
Watts and Lucas could face up to six months in L.A. County jail.