Extra security at ‘Straight Outta Compton’ premiere is racist

Extra security at ‘Straight Outta Compton’ premiere is racist

Straight Outta Compton opened Friday in more than 2700 theaters nationwide. The movie is projects to make over $50 million in it’s opening weekend, according to some analysts.

Despite the projected success, the studio that made the movie, Universal Pictures is paying for extra security in some theaters.

Why? Well that depends on who you ask? Law enforecement officers told CBS 6, the extra security is mainly for the volume of people they expect, and to ensure their safety. Bow Tie theater on the Boulevard said they normally add extra police for movies expecting to draw a large crowd.

Some of those attending the film Friday said they don’t necessarily buy that thought. They believe the subject of the movie, the group that it’s about N.W.A, and race play [sic] a part.

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