Odell Beckham Jr. was escorted off of an American Airways flight by police Sunday morning after crew members who tried to wake him up earlier than departure grew involved as a result of he “gave the impression to be coming out and in of consciousness,” in keeping with officers.
This incident comes 4 days earlier than the huge receiver’s first free-agency go to. He most lately performed for the Los Angeles Rams.
The Miami-Dade Police Division responded to American Airways flight 1228 in Miami, sure for Los Angeles, at round 9:30 a.m. after flight attendants known as for assist out of concern that Beckham Jr. was sick and “his situation would worsen by the anticipated 5 hour flight,” police stated.
“Upon the officers arrival, the flight crew requested Mr. Beckham a number of occasions to exit the plane, which he refused,” police stated in an announcement. “The plane was deplaned, at which period Mr. Beckham was requested by the officers to exit the airplane, and did so with out incident.”
In a tweet printed Sunday morning, Beckham Jr. stated “By no means in my life have I skilled what simply occurred to me… I’ve seen it alll..”
“By no means. In. My . Life,” he added.
I COULD NEVER MAKE THIS UP,” he later wrote. “comedy hr.”
It is unclear if Beckham Jr. was referring to the incident on the airplane. Representatives for Beckham Jr. didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
In an announcement, American Airways stated the Los Angeles-bound airplane “returned to the gate earlier than takeoff attributable to a buyer failing to observe crew member directions and refusing to lock their seatbelt,” earlier than ultimately departing at 10:54 a.m.
Beckham, who’s at the moment a free agent, is scheduled to go to the New York Giants, who he beforehand performed for from 2014 to 2018, on Thursday and Friday, then go to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, in keeping with NFL media. He additionally plans to go to the Buffalo Payments sooner or later, the outlet stories.
Soccer followers are ready to see the place Beckham will play subsequent. Additionally beneath hypothesis is how the free agent is therapeutic after he tore his ACL in the midst of February, the identical one he tore 16 months earlier.