Ahead of the theatrical release of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, actor Ezra Miller had a run-in with the police at a bar in Hilo, Hawaii on March 2. Miller was arrested for disorderly conduct and harassment.
According to a report by the Hawaii County Police Department, Miller “became agitated while patrons at the bar began singing karaoke.”
The report then detailed that the actor started yelling obscenities and grabbed the microphone from a 23-year-old woman who was singing. Police also said that Miller lunged at a 32-year-old man who was playing darts in the said bar. The bar owner attempted to calm Miller down several times but failed to do so.
Miller was arrested and charged with both offenses, and later on, was released after posting a $500 bail.
Shortly after hearing the news, people online were quick to share their reactions on Twitter. Some poked fun and made memes out of the incident.
*woman sings her fav song on karaoke*
ezra miller: pic.twitter.com/FEcxixlxXh
— jøsh (@_undeaad_) March 29, 2022
Damn Ezra Miller pic.twitter.com/1LlMbN0fEq
— Matt (@Govnaah) March 29, 2022
Ezra Miller when they see people smiling pic.twitter.com/PW9kL618s9
— Jimmy Bones (@antonio_dmraa) March 29, 2022
ezra miller when they spot somebody singing at the karaoke bar pic.twitter.com/5fbkJiSXmT
— hb (@dumbthotticuss) March 29, 2022
POV you’re at a karaoke bar, about to start singing when you see Ezra Miller in the crowd pic.twitter.com/erBtHPgH6t
— Weenkies (@Weenkies) March 29, 2022
On the other hand, others also expressed the double standard between Miller and Will Smith as most noticed that Miller isn’t getting the same level of outrage as Smith.
are y'all gonna have the same energy for ezra miller as y'all did will smith or….. pic.twitter.com/IY3ioceq11
— brittany || credit card nose (@brittmxtt) March 29, 2022
Didn't Ezra Miller choke slam a girl on camera a few years ago and people pretended it didn't happen ? Yet y'all wanna act like Will Smith's an animal for bitch slapping a man who talked shit about his wife, meanwhile Ezra's the one attacking people like a rabid animal. https://t.co/VAebiBcs6Y
— Massacre Soldier SuZee (@SuZeeLune) March 29, 2022
This not the first Time Ezra Miller has attacked someone……. NOW where are all the think pieces and outrage for this….. y’all want to cancel Will Smith for slapping someone for disrespecting his wife. But y’all overlooked Ezra choking a woman out. pic.twitter.com/N0PDrkdicc
— Kuntess… "The HAG" (@Kuntess_) March 29, 2022
All things white people are accusing Will Smith of being, Ezra Miller actually is.
— Gary Devenport (@Garebear__11) March 29, 2022
the way this isn't the first time ezra miller has attacked a woman but they still won't get the will smith level of outraged
— , (@machelanti) March 29, 2022
This wasn’t the first time that Miller trended after having an altercation at a bar. In April 2020, the actor was caught on a seven-second video clip choking a woman at a bar in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Miller is set to reprise their role as Credence Barebone in the third installment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise, which premieres this April. Apart from this, they will also star in the 2023 film The Flash as the titular character.
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