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Ezra Miller Says Failing To Call Them By Pronouns Is An ‘Intentional Act Of Bigotry’

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Ezra Miller Says Failing To Call Them By Pronouns Is An ‘Intentional Act Of Bigotry’

I’m not a sir, I am transgender non-binary, please do not refer to me as sir.”

Ezra Miller allegedly warned police officers who referred to them by their proper pronouns, claiming they’ve committed an intentional act of bigotry and a technical hate crime. Captured in a video released online, the moment started with Miller being buckled into the car, where they expressed concern over having their nerves damaged due to their music career.

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“Please just let me sit with my hands facing out so I don’t get nerve damage. I’m a musician, so my nerves on my hands are important to me. Please don’t hurt them. Please, I beg you,” Ezra was heard saying.

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Ezra was arrested on March 28th after spitting in someone’s face in a bar during a game of darts in Hawaii.

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TIM WRIGHT/MEGA

They continued: “I have nerve damage from police handcuffs from my life in New Jersey. I know you all are not those cops. But please, please do not damage my nerves in my hands again. It would be really, really awful for me.” Later in the clip, released by TMZ, Ezra, amid the car ride, corrected the officer who referred to them as sir when discussing Hawaii.

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The 29-Year-Old said: “I’m not a sir, I am transgender non-binary, please do not refer to me as sir.” The officer responded: “Okay, I was just trying to be respectful.”

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But Ezra added: “If you fail to do that again, that is an act of intentional bigotry, and it is a technical hate crime according to U.S. Federal Law. Please call me they/them/theirs; you can use the term mix.” As they arrived at the station, they urged the police officer to ensure their body camera was still on and then complained of pain as they were asked to stand against the wall by the police officer, who then removed a watch and another item from Ezra.

“It’s going to hurt my wound, so please don’t do that. Ow f**k. Ow, f**k dude! Ow!” They said. 

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Of their arrest at Margarita Village, the angered actor, as captured in the bodycam footage, complained they were the real victim of assault for NFT Crypto art and demanded to know the police officer’s full names and badge numbers. The seven-minute video also showed them complaining: “Do not touch my ring!” and further spoke about the ninth amendment’s right not to be unlawfully persecuted for a crime of no designation. 

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However, after this arrest, Ezra again faced another in April over claims they threw a chair at a woman’s head after refusing to leave her home when asked. 

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They were charged with second-degree assault over the incident. And for the act of spitting in someone’s face, Warner Bros has since held an emergency meeting to halt projects in which they were involved in. Notably, the March incident began when Ezra was reportedly hurling obscenities at a woman aged 23, singing karaoke. The actor also allegedly tried to grab the microphone from her mid-song. 

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Back in January, the singer made headlines when they posted a now-deleted clip on Instagram urging members of the Ku Klux Klan operating in Beulaville to kill themselves with their own guns; otherwise, they would do it for them if that’s what they wanted.

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Accordingly, they also run-in into the law in 2011, when they were arrested for drug possession. At the time, Ezra had been charged with two citations of disorderly conduct and ordered to pay a $600 fine. 

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