Jacquees is sharing his reaction after being arrested in Atlanta this past weekend. According to HipHopDX, the singer was arrested for simple battery and obstruction of law enforcement.
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Details Regarding Jacquees’ Arrest
According to the outlet, the singer, whose government name is Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax, was booked into Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, June 23.
Additionally, the singer was reportedly released after posting a $40 cash bond seven hours after his arrest.
The charges associated with Jacquees’ arrest are reportedly both “misdemeanors in the state of Georgia.”
Social Media Reacts To The Singer’s Viral Mugshot
In addition to the details of his arrest, the R&B singer’s mugshot also surfaced on the internet. Social media users quickly reacted to Jacquees’ appearance in the shot, which showed him with a busted lip and “blackened eye.”
Furthermore, the singer also attended a performance later that night, donning a ski mask and sunglasses.
This also left social media users sharing their thoughts in The Shade Room’s Instagram comments.
“Looks like he’s the victim 😩 Did you at least pinch the person?”
“The lip swollen thru the shiesty is sending me 😭😭😭”
“Simple battery damn it looks like he’s the one that simply got battered”
“Man I hate what we as a race have become. This brother could’ve been beaten by the police and instead of checking on the story and seeing what happened we would rather make jokes smh that’s exactly why other races treat us less than bc we don’t stand together unless it’s to be destructive”
Jacques Reacts With A Selfie & A Few Thoughts
On Saturday, June 24, the singer returned to Twitter with a brief emoji message.
— King Of R&B (@Jacquees) June 24, 2023
Then, on Sunday, the singer shared a selfie showing off a healed face.
A few hours later, Jacquees shared a message of encouragement.
“Can’t nobody stop what God got for you.”
Can’t nobody stop what God got for you.
— King Of R&B (@Jacquees) June 25, 2023
Then, a few cryptic words in the early hours of Monday morning.
“You gotta go through some s**t sometimes to see who really wit you”
You gotta go through some shit sometimes to see who really wit you
— King Of R&B (@Jacquees) June 26, 2023
Details of what prompted the singer’s arrest have not been released.