Farrah Franklin has been arrested. She is an American singer and actress. She is a former member of Destiny’s Child who replaced LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett alongside Michelle Williams and the reason was disorderly conduct over the weekend. The twenty nine year old had been put into custody on Saturday early morning. the place was Culver City area of Los Angeles, this is according to TMZ.
It has been reported that alcohol may have been involved in the incident and a little later on she had been released and bail was $100.
Speaking out about the arrest today, Franklin.
claims she was ‘manhandled’ by the police and was the victim of racial profiling.
‘Unfortunately, I am the latest victim on what seems to be a growing list of those who are racially profiled and mistreated by Culver City Police, she said.
She claims that there were no female officers on duty during her arrest and she was forced to removed some of her clothing.
She also denied that she was arrested, claiming she was just detained.
‘I am really upset about all that has taken place. I have never had a run in with the law before Saturday. On Saturday I was not arrested, I was detained,’ she said.
In response, the Culver City Police Department confirmed that Franklin was in fact arrested for disorderly conduct, and told TMZ that they were responding to a complaint by a resident who phoned the department to inform that Franklin ‘was disturbing the peace.’
Five months following her joining the all-female group by fellow members Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland in 2000 it seems the reason was they didn’t feel she wanted to be apart of the group anymore.