Straight Outta Compton actor Richard Marcus Taylor, who played Suge Knight in the hip hop drama, was arrested for assault. According to reports, Taylor beat up a security guard at a Sunny Isles Beach resort. The 40-year-old actor was charged with misdemeanor battery and is currently being held at a Miami-Dade jail.
The Miami-Dade Police Department said the incident occurred when the security guard asked Taylor to take his feet off a table in the lobby. Taylor reportedly told the guard to leave him alone in the guard told the front desk to call the police. A few minutes later the actor then walked over to the guard and pushed him in the chest. The two had to be physically separated once the police officers arrived on the scene. Taylor, who had a small but significant role in the hit 2015 movie, played the notorious cofounder of Death Row Records.
It is important to note that according to Taylor's IMDb page is nickname is “kick you in the head”. Since appearing in Straight Outta Compton the actor has had rules on Netflix’s Luke Cage, Gotham, Baby Driver and Sons of Anarchy.What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.