Adam “Pacman” Jones tends to find himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Most recently, he’s in trouble for allegedly spitting on a nurse after being arrested for causing a disturbance at a hotel. He may or may not have poked a bouncer in the eye leading up to his arrest.
Just as Pacman’s lifestyle inevitably leads to trouble, the internet’s tentacles always get ahold of incriminating videos. Footage of Jones in the back of a cop car has leaked, and it’s not a good look for him. He curses the cops out, telling them to “suck his di–” and that he “hopes they die tomorrow.”
If we’re treating Jones’ rant in the car as evidence, he feels like he’s been wrongfully arrested. Without footage of the actual incident in question, it’s tough to say whose version of events is true: Pacman’s or the cops’. In reality, it’s probably a combination of both.
If it was Tom Brady instead of Pacman Jones when the cops showed up, you best believe they’re letting him off with a warning, even if he had gouged that security guard’s eyeball all the way out. But Jones’ reputation, criminal record, and “dont’ take shi– from anyone” attitude definitely didn’t do him any favors.
He is, after all, the very same Pacman Jones who was at the strip club with Nelly when it got shot up in 2007, resulting in a $12.4 million civil judgement against Jones. Always in the wrong place at the wrong time. Check out the report ESPN did about that infamous night:
Pacman has since apologized to the police, and the Bengals have taken the extraordinary step of issuing their own apology during a pending case. Normally they abstain from making any comment until the courts have rendered a judgement.
“We are extremely disappointed with Adam’s behavior. The behavior in the video is not what we expect from our players. The club is aware that Adam has put forth his own apology. However, we also offer an apology to the public and to our loyal fans.”
Official statement from the Cincinnati Bengals
Even if Jones didn’t deserve to get arrested, cursing out the cops is never going to end well. Best to stick with “yessir” until you’re not wearing handcuffs, then you can say whatever you want.