"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts was mistaken for a prostitute when she was seen kissing her white boyfriend in a car, she was then handcuffed and detained by the police.
On Thursday, she and her boyfriend Brain James Lucas were interrogated because they were seen making out inside the car, parked at CBS Studio City in California.
"I sat on his lap in the front seat of the car and we start making out," Watts said, reports BuzzFeed. After a while, police arrived and told the couple "stop putting on a show."
BuzzFeed reports that Watt claimed that they were fully clothed and were just kissing. When the cops came she got out of the car and called her dad.
On Lucas' Facebook page, he posted, "From the questions that he asked me as D was already on her phone with her dad, I could tell that whoever called on us (including the officers), saw a tatted RAWKer white boy and a hot bootie shorted black girl and thought we were a HO (prostitute) & a TRICK (client)."
Watt told BuzzFeed that the Los Angeles Police asked for their IDs. Lucas gave them but she didn't and started walking away, none of the cops stopped her.
"I didn't have the stomach for someone on a power trip when I knew I hadn't done anything wrong," said Watt.
While she was still on a call with her father, two police officers stopped her and handcuffed her; they roughly made her sit in the back of the police car, according to Daily Mail.
The actress posts on her Facebook page about the incident, saying, "As I was sitting in the back of the police car, I remembered the countless times my father came home frustrated or humiliated by the cops when he had done nothing wrong."
According to BuzzFeed, Watt was extremely humiliated with the whole scenario. Lucas was being interrogated about what all he know about the actress. Later on when Watt showed her ID then the cops got to know her real identity.
The couple were then released but with a handcuffs cut on Watt's wrist.
On Saturday, BuzzFeed spoke to LAPD and found out that the department does not have any record of that day's incident.
Watt and Lucas both showed their disappointments through their posts as they believe that they were been treated like this because Watt was a black girl.
"No police officer or government official is more powerful than me. We are equals. I know that I will always be free because that is the nature of my spirit," Watt posted on her Facebook timeline.