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'Django Unchained' actress Daniele Watts handcuffed for 'showing affection'

DANIELE WATTS

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Daniele Watts, who has appeared in Django Unchained as well as TV shows Partners and Weeds, was handcuffed Thursday in Los Angeles for “showing affection, fully clothed, in a public place,” according to the actress’ Facebook page.

Watts and chef Brian James Lucas were “showing [their] affection publicly” when police officers arrived and asked for the couple’s IDs, Lucas said on his Facebook page. He gave the officers his ID but Watts refused. She was subsequently handcuffed and put into the police car until the officers could identify her. She was later released.

The Los Angeles Police Department has not responded to EW’s request for comment.