Straight Outta Compton Actor Channels Real Life Suge Knight, Arrested In Florida
Straight Outta Compton actor Richard Taylor, most famous for portraying music mogul Suge Knight, landed behind bars last weekend. New reports claim the Hollywood stud put his hands on a Florida security guard.
According to reports, the attack went down Sunday (May 14) night at a beach resort. The actor who portrayed future rap mogul Suge Knight in the movie Straight Outta Compton was arrested early Monday after police said he beat up a security guard at a Sunny Isles Beach resort. Richard Marcus Taylor, 40, was charged with misdemeanor battery and is being held at a Miami-Dade jail. (Miami Herald)
Reports suggest Taylor had a bond and Monday (May 15) court appearance scheduled. Taylor was arrested and charged with battery. He was given a bond of $1,500 and is expected to be in court Monday afternoon. (WPTV News)
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Straight Outta Compton earned rave reviews as a biographical account of the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A., which rose to fame in the 1980s and early 90s and featured artists Eazy-E, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. Taylor played Knight, a music executive who co-founded Death Row Records with Dre and several others. The real Knight is currently incarcerated waiting for a trial for a murder charge. (New York Daily News)