Wiz Khalifa detained at Los Angeles airport for riding hoverboard
Wiz Khalifa was detained by Customs and Border Protection officers at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday after allegedly refusing to get off his hoverboard.
“Haven’t been slammed and cuffed in a while. That was fun,” the rapper tweeted. “All because I didn’t want to ditch the [technology] everyone will be using in the next 6 months. Do what you want kids.”
“What’s even funnier than them not bein able to do s— is they’ll be riding them soon as well. Maybe ones I design,” he added. “I stand for our generation and our generation is gonna be riding hover boards so if you don’t like it eat a d—!”
Khalifa also posted video on Instagram showing officials holding him on the ground. “[Three] cops yell stop resisting,” he captioned it. “Only thing to do is let em know. I’m not resisting, I’m doin what I want.”
When reached with a request for comment, a Customs and Border Protection spokesperson provided the following statement:
EW has also reached out to reps for Khalifa.
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