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Jermain Taylor in controversial rant following arrest (video)

Phil D Jay 21/01/2015

In a bizarre turn of events, IBF middleweight champion Jermain Taylor posted a supposed apology video following an incident at the Martin Luther King Parade in Little Rock, but only served to make himself look a whole lot worse.

The 36 year-old, who was hauled in by cops for allegedly threatening a family with a gun at the event on Monday, took to his mobile phone in an attempt to give the fans some answers, although only proceeded to raise a further series of questions.

Initially apologising for his actions, Taylor went on to blame the MLK organisers for having ‘no candy for the kids’ and eventually the little boy involved in the incident saying; ‘that boy had no business f***ing with us’ at the end of the clip.

Inbetween those mind-boggling statements, Taylor also mentioned drugs as police found cannabis on him when they arrested him, but ‘Bad Intentions’ said he wouldn’t be using that as a defense for his actions.

Taylor was arrested for supposedly pulling a gun on a family when the little boy in question dropped one of his world title belts while posing for a picture and now faces eight fresh felonies on the back of serious charges brought against him last year. Taylor pleaded not guilty and was released on $50,000 bail.

Police were called to Taylor’s home in late summer of 2014 when the fighter’s cousin was shot and the two-time world title holder still has a lengthy prison sentence hanging over his head from that episode.

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