Ari Lennox has written a thread of outraged tweets saying that she has been arrested at Amsterdam airport. Let’s discover what went down and see what fans think of the ordeal.
The 30-year old is best known for her 2019 single Shea Butter Baby and with over 700.6K Twitter followers, her arrest has stirred social media. Ari was in Amsterdam this weekend when she ran into a few problems on her journey home.
Ari Lennox aka Courtney Shanade Salter, shared a series of tweets this morning, November 29th, discussing the incident.
Ari Lennox rages on Twitter saying she was arrested
Ari Lennox tweeted that she has allegedly been racially profiled by a member of staff at Amsterdam airport.
“I’m being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me,” Lennox wrote on Twitter this morning. She later added: “F*** Amsterdam security. They hate black people.”
Ari gets arrested at Amsterdam Airport
In a statement, military police spokesperson Robert van Kapel said: “Our unit found a woman full of emotions, that wouldn’t calm down. That’s why she had to be taken into custody.”
The statement added that the police are investigating claims of reported threats made by Ari Lennox before and during her arrest. The Dutch military police, who are in charge of security at Schiphol airport explained the reason why the singer was arrested.
The report explained that she was taken into custody due to aggressive behaviour towards an airline official, and for being drunk in public.