‘Straight Outta Compton’ Suge Knight Actor Charged with Making Terroristic Threats
R. Marcos Taylor, the actor who played infamous Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight 2015s hit Straight Outta Compton, was arrested and charged with terroristic threats after he was detained at a New Jersey bank.
According to TMZ, Taylor caused an incident at a TD Bank on Aug. 8, because of an issue with his bank card and needed a new one. He was pepper sprayed by police after they arrived and saw the actor behaving aggressively and squared off against the officers. The reportedly hostile Taylor had previously told a bank employee that “I will f---ing kill you," according to a witness.
He is reportedly being charged with terroristic threats, obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct.
Earlier in August, Taylor was arrested after a fight at a Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Green Brook, N.J. He was also detained in Miami Beach after an altercation with a bodyguard at a hotel in May.
Taylor portrayed Knight, who is well-known for numerous violent incidents and stints in prison, in both Straight Outta Compton and last year's TV movie, Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le.
Watch the "F*ck Tha Police" Scene from Straight Outta Compton: