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'What I am detained for?' Comedian Hannibal Buress arrested in Miami

'What I am detained for?' Comedian Hannibal Buress arrested in Miami

Comedian Hannial Buress was arrested early Sunday morning on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly intoxication.

A video circulated on social media showed Buress handcuffed against a Miami patrol vehicle and talking to officers. With Hannibal Buress funnyman demanding an answer from cops as to why he was being arrested while leaning against a police vehicle and yelling, "Am I under arrest? For what?" he asks "Explain what I'm detained for?"

"What am I detained for?" As one officer complains that he's being hard, Buress laughs and retorts to his partner: "He's just salty because I roasted his ass".

The hashtag #freeHannibalBuress started trending on Twitter after the arrest. The area is home to Art Basel-related events, which draws celebrities from around the world, the newspaper reports.

According to TMZ, Buress was booked by cops in South Florida after confronting the officers in public. Until Sunday afternoon, Miami police declined to release the arrest report, saying a public-records request had to be made "during regular business hours".

If you listen closely to the video, Buress does have the last word.

The cop says he asked him to leave 5 times before cuffing him.

Hannibal Buress seemed like he was trying to do the right thing before getting busted for disorderly intoxication.

Buress is now appearing alongside Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer on Comedy Central's Broad City.

Apart from his successful career as a stand-up comedian and actor, Hannibal became well known for his involvement with the Bill Cosby case. This year he was featured in the films "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and "Baywatch".

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