Bizarre body cam footage has emerged of the arrest of Ezra Miller, showing the actor getting aggressive with police.
In the footage obtained by TMZ, The Flash star can be heard giving their version of events. “I got assaulted and I started filming. Let me show you the video. I got assaulted in this bar, twice in a row. I film myself when I get assaulted for NFT crypto art,” they told the arresting officers.
They continued: “What’s your name? What’s your badge number? Tell me your name and your badge number. Full name! Full badge number!” they scream repeatedly before their arrest. Don’t touch me. Tell me your name and your badge number, now!”
Miller insisted that the person they attacked was a Nazi. “The guy at that bar declared himself as a Nazi. I have it on film and he attacked me,” they alleged. They then invoked their amendment rights in attempt to stop the arrest. “I claim my 9th amendment rights to not be unlawfully persecuted for a crime of no designation. Disorderly conduct means something I am un-guilty of,” they said.
Miller also got upset at being arrested by a male officer. “Hey, you just touched my penis. Please don’t do that. I’m transgender, non-binary and I don’t want to be searched by a man!” they shouted. They also begged the officers not to confiscate their Flash ring as it “means a lot” to them.
The Fantastic Beasts star ultimately pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct. As per court records, they were handed a $500 fine for the incident.
Miller’s Hawaii arrest was the latest controversy in a turbulent few years offscreen for the actor, with their acclaim for films like The Perks of Being a Wallflower feeling like a distant memory.
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Despite their behaviour, Warner Bros. and DC. have stuck by the actor: as per Deadline, there are currently no plans to reschedule the release of The Flashfrom June 2023.
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