Atlanta police have launched an internal investigation into filmmaker Tyler Perry’s claim he was racially profiled by two white officers who pulled his car over, the police department said.
Perry, one of America’s most successful film and television producers, put a post on Facebook on Sunday describing a tense encounter with police, which he suggested “could have turned for the worse.”
“It was so hostile,” wrote Perry, who is African-American. “I was so confused. It was happening so fast that I could easily see how this situation could get out of hand very quickly. I didn’t feel safe at all.